CSI Fine Arts Center

CSI Stage Door Series

A unique opportunity to experience an intimate evening of the arts.

Once a month, the CSI Fine Arts Center will present a different faction of the Fine Arts Department - dance, theater, music (and maybe even literature or visual arts!) in a series of intimate arts experiences where both performers and audience members are on the stage itself. These performances are designed to be thought-provoking and a little out of the ordinary in different ways - whether it's because of the intimate setting, the material performed, the way they are presented, or the collaborations involved. Proceeds for the performances will benefit CSI fine arts academic programs. This is a chance to see the CSI faculty outside of the classroom as well as guest artists, talented members of the community, the best of the best students, or hidden gems in an intimate setting on the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium stage where the artists are performing.

CSI Stage Door Series Dates

  • Project Flux:sentences: October 24, 2018
  • A Dairy Home Companion: November 27, 2018
  • Angst: January 24, 2019
  • Inside Inspirata: February 15, 2019
  • The Second Coming of Joan of Arc: April 18, 2019

Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for CSI or high school and under students for individual performances or $40 for adults or $20/students for season tickets. Tickets are available at the CSI Box Office, by calling 732-6288, at the door, or by going online to http://tickets.csi.edu. Seating is limited to 100 people.

PROJECT FLUX: sentences

Project Flux: Sentences GraphicOctober 24, 2018 In the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium
Art begets art... Over the course of last year, Project Flux director Lydia Sakolsky-Basquill sat in on the creative writing classes at the IDOC state penitentiary taught by CSI instructor Shane Brown. Inspired by that experience and the writing of the prisoners, Lydia choreographed a full-length dance performance for Project Flux, a contemporary dance company based in Boise, that explores regret, longing, redemption, and life behind bars. Seating is limited to 100 people. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students and are available at http://tickets.csi.edu, by calling 732-6288, or at the CSI Box Office.

A DAIRY HOME COMPANION

A Dairy Home Companion GraphicNovember 27, 2018 In the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium
It's all in a name! A Dairy Home Companion will follow the format of the perennial favorite "A Prairie Home Companion" with some changes to fit southern Idaho. The show will include music, comedy, monologues and more! Join us (Comedy veterans Steve Kaminski and Katie Neff "Neffinski") along with some of your favorite local musicians, comedians and other performing artists as we present a satirical, and perhaps idyllic, look at life in the Magic Valley. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students and are available at http://tickets.csi.edu, by calling 732-6288, or at the CSI Box Office.

Inside Inspirata

Inspirata GraphicFebruary 15, 2019 in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium
Join Inspirata Dance Project for another "inside" peek into their summer 2019 production. IDP believes in cultivating collaborations and is dedicated to the continued development of dance and dance education providing an environment for choreographers and dancers to explore, create, and share their work. In Inside Inspirata, you'll get a chance to sit on the stage where the artists perform, get an intimate look into their creative process, and talk with the artists. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students and are available at tickets.csi.edu, by calling 732-6288, or at the CSI Box Office.

THE SECOND COMING OF JOAN OF ARC

Joan of Arc GraphicApril 18, 2019 in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium
She led an army to victory, crowned a king, took on the entire Catholic Church...and was dead by 19. Joan of Arc is the MOST documented figure of the 15th century, and yet myths about her pervade the history books, to this day. In The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, by Carolyn Gage, the audience will discover the real Jeanne Romee, and through her story, the brutal institutional misogyny that women continue to face. Drawn from the detailed records of her two trials--including hundreds of testimonies by all involved in her short life--The Second Coming finally tells the truth about the simple-minded, virginal peasant girl, who was anything but. Jennifer Miller performs this one-woman show that explores not only the experience of "Joan of Arc," but relates that experience to contemporary women. Join her and discover the defiant, irreverent, clever, and unrepentant Jeanne, who remained unfailingly true to her own visions. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students and are available at http://tickets.csi.edu, by calling 732-6288, or at the CSI Box Office.