CU to Host GSA ArtShop Interviews

Oct. 20, 2009

For Immediate Release

Campbellsville University to Host Artshop Interviews for Governor’s School for the Arts Nov. 21

By Christina Miller, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.—Campbellsville University will host an ArtShop for the Governor’s School for the Arts, Saturday, Nov. 21.

            ArtShops serve as a preliminary to the Governor’s School for the Arts. Students present their work to an interview committee, which selects students who are invited to the school’s summer program.

ArtShops offer high school students the opportunity to learn under experienced professional artists/educators. Students can grow and explore as creative artists, learning new and exciting ways to express themselves and build confidence.

            ArtShops also allow freshmen, sophomores and juniors in high school the chance to spend the day with other student artists and learn more about the Governor’s School for the Arts summer program. Students will also receive professional feedback through a practice audition or review of the student’s work.

            Students may register for one class per ArtShop. Classes include: architecture, creative writing, dance, drama, musical theatre, new media, visual art, vocal music and instrumental music. Governor’s School for the Arts accepts 15-25 students per class at each ArtShop.

             Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 23rd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South and fourth in “up-and-coming” schools in the south. CU has been ranked 17 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges® and to G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his 11th year as president.



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