Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Music Conservatory and 20th anniversary of the Theatre Conservatory, VIVID 2018 features the CCPA Chamber Orchestra led by Andrew Grams and performing American music with renowned pianist and faculty member Winston Choi; and a Theatre Conservatory retrospective featuring song, dance and spoken word, accompanied by a CCPA jazz combo.
Orchestra conducted by Andrew Grams
Jazz direction by Scott Mason
Music direction by Ryan Brewster
Directed and choreographed by Jane Lanier
CCPA alumna Merle Dandridge, lead actor in the Oprah Winfrey Network hit drama series Greenleaf, will accept the first annual CCPA Distinguished Artist Award. A ticketed pre-show Gala, which includes reserved VIP seating and a VIP reception with actor Merle Dandridge, begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information regarding the Gala and sponsorship opportunities, call (312) 341-3783.
VIVID 2018 is a free event; donations are encouraged to support CCPA student scholarships. Reserve tickets at auditoriumtheatre.org, (312) 341-2300, or the Auditorium Theatre Box Office.