Artrageous brings energetic experience to Lyceum Series

 

Artrageous will combine music, dance and art in a performance Tuesday in Lee Hall on the Mississippi State campus.

Artrageous will combine music, dance and art in a performance Tuesday in Lee Hall on the Mississippi State campus. Photo by: Courtesy photo

 

MSU Office of Public Affairs

 

 

A theater arts troupe will present an interactive evening of art, dance and music Feb. 25 to continue Mississippi State's Lyceum Series.

 

Billed as "part art studio, part rock concert and part creation lab," New Mexico-based group Artrageous will perform at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium.

 

The show features a range of dynamic acts, including live speed painting backed by musical performances in various genres, juggling and even bunraku, traditional Japanese puppet theater. Audience participation is encouraged, and afterward participants are invited to view up close the paintings created throughout the show.

 

 

Originally launched in 1980 as a street theater group in Vancouver, Canada, the ensemble's current tour runs through October and includes stops across the U.S. Previous international tours included performances in Mexico, Japan and Tanzania, among others. The group currently operates an artistic community, the Artrageous campus, in Tijeras, New Mexico. For more, visit artrageousexperience.com.

 

Individual tickets are available to the general public at $30 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under, and free for MSU students with a valid MSU ID. Purchases can be made at lyceum.msstate.edu and at the door if available.

 

For more information about MSU's Lyceum Series, contact the Center for Student Activities at 662-325-2930, visit lyceum.msstate.edu or email [email protected] Contributions to the Lyceum Series can be made via the MSU Foundation by contacting Lynn Durr at 662-325-8918.

 

 

 

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