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Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre

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519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States

February 2019

Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Follies’ Auditions

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Academy Center of the Arts, Historic Academy Theatre

The Academy Center of the Arts is excited to announce that the first Community Through Theatre production in its recently opened Historic Academy Theatre will be Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical, <em>Follies</em>.  Scheduled to be performed in 2019 on May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19, the rarely-produced play is considered to be one of Sondheim’s greatest shows.   The Academy has assembled an experienced creative team to lead this project. Former EC Glass Theatre teacher Jim Ackley will direct the show. Randall Speer, Music Department chair at Randolph College, will be Music Director. Stephen Sondheim’s Follies will be choreographed by Rena Lindevaldsen, and Tyler Herron, the Technical Director for the Academy, will be the Scenic and Lighting Designer.   Auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s <em>Follies </em>will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm and Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in the Academy’s Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce St.  Auditions will include singing, reading, and a dance combination. Auditions will be open to all actors of varying ages and ethnicities. Persons interested in trying out do not have to attend both audition days.   For more information, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.

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March 2019

Academy Center of the Arts, Historic Academy Theatre

Warehouse Concert Series: Rockn’ to LOCKN’ 2019

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Warehouse Concert Series: Rockn’ to LOCKN’ 2019     Join the Academy Center of the Arts on Saturday, March 2, 2019, as we partner with LOCKN’ to present ROCKN’ to LOCKN’ in the Warehouse Theatre!   ROCKN’ to LOCKN’ has selected Virginia’s best up-and-coming bands to battle for LOCKN' glory and their chance to share a bill with world-class talent on the LOCKN' 2019 lineup. Performing bands are listed below.   With your ticket to Rockn’ to LOCKN’ 2019, you'll also receive one vote towards your favorite band from the night. The winning band receives a performing slot on the LOCKN' 2019 lineup, $500, and studio time with Rockfish Music. There will also be chances to win LOCKN' passes night of show, as well as other LOCKN' swag raffled off!   Tickets to this event are on sale for $11 in advance or at the door. Doors open at 7:00pm.   Please note: This concert will utilize a limited number of general admission standing room tickets. Limited chairs are available on a first-come-first-served basis.     Performing Bands: Tony Camm & The Funk Allstars Apple Butter Soul CHUPACABRAS Morgan Wade & The Stepbrothers     Tickets: Advanced: $11.00 Day Of:…

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Empty Bowls

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Empty Bowls 2019 Benefitting the Lynchburg Daily Bread     The 11th Annual Empty Bowls event to benefit the Lynchburg Daily Bread will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, at the Academy Center of the Arts' Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce St. Please join us as we support the Lynchburg Daily Bread through the Academy Center’s Outreach program.   NEW THIS YEAR:   Early bird tickets will be sold for $30.00 and include early access to the venue at 10:30am to pick your bowl and an earlier 11:00am - 12:00pm serving time.   General admission tickets, which include access at 12:00pm and a serving time from 12:30pm - 1:30pm, are on sale for $20.00.   All tickets include a hand-made ceramic bowl donated by local potters, soup tastings, bread, dessert, and a beverage.     Tickets:   Early Bird Tickets: $30.00 General Admission Tickets: $20.00   For more information or to purchase tickets, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Sponsored By:   BWX Technologies, Inc. Framatome Inc. Baird Moore & Giles Foster Fuels Bank of the James First National Bank Innovative Wireless Technologies ABC 13 - WSET Central Technology Solutions    …

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Create Virginia Conference

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Create Virginia An Arts and Business Conference For Creatives     Create Lynchburg, rebranded as Create Virginia, returns to the Academy Center of the Arts on March 30, 2019, with Keynote Speaker Lulu Miller of NPR's Invisibilia! Create Virginia is an arts and business conference that gives artists and makers opportunities to learn from one another and from state and national experts about how to build and grow sustainable arts-based ventures. Additional speakers include: Elise Spontarelli of Vector Space Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts Janet Starke of Virginia Commission for the Arts Marc Wilson of Virginia Small Business Development Center Karena J. Heyward of Southern New Hampshire University Charese Chambers of Financial Fancy Joy Peterson Heyrman of Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Christina Garnett of Marketing Media Maven and more! Also included this year is a Friday Open Studio Tour at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) where one of the world’s leading working artist retreats in Amherst will open its doors for a rare look into the studios of writers, visual artists, and composers. Attendees will be welcome to visit the studios of select Fellows in residence and talk to them about their work and the creative process. An Opening Reception will follow. Early bird tickets are on sale now! For more information or to see…

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April 2019

Warehouse Concert Series: North Mississippi Allstars

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Warehouse Concert Series: North Mississippi Allstars     Join the Academy Center of the Arts, BWX Technologies, Inc., and Moore & Giles for the North Mississippi Allstars, a southern rock and blues band straight from Hernando, Mississippi, as they perform as a part of the Warehouse Concert Series on Friday, April 5, 2019, in the Warehouse Theatre.   Tickets to this event are on sale for $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm. Music begins at 7:30pm.   Please note: This concert will utilize a limited number of general admission standing room tickets. Limited chairs are available on a first-come-first-served basis.     About the North Mississippi Allstars:   North Mississippi Allstars are back with PRAYER FOR PEACE and couldn't we all use one of those right about now? Founded in 1996 by brothers Luther (guitar and vocals) and Cody Dickinson (drums, piano, synth bass, programming and vocals), the now venerable band are entering their third decade with perhaps the most vital album of their career. Recorded in studios across America during North Mississippi Allstars' 2016 tour, PRAYER FOR PEACE sees the Dickinsons weaving their bred-to-the-bone musical sensibility with unstoppable energy, rhythmic reinvention, and a potent message of positivity,…

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Hackensaw Boys, Historic Academy Theatre, Academy Historic Theatre, Lynchburg

Warehouse Concert Series: The Hackensaw Boys with Chamomile and Whiskey

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Warehouse Concert Series: The Hackensaw Boys with Very Special Guests Chamomile and Whiskey     Join the Academy Center of the Arts, BWX Technologies, Inc., and Moore & Giles for The Hackensaw Boys with very special guests Chamomile and Whiskey, as they perform as a part of the Warehouse Concert Series on Friday, April 19, 2019, in the Warehouse Theatre.   Tickets to this event are on sale for $17.00 advance or $22.00 at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm. Music begins at 7:30pm.   Please note: This concert will utilize a limited number of general admission standing room tickets. Limited chairs are available on a first-come-first-served basis.     Tickets: Advanced: $17.00 Day of: $22.00   For more information or to purchase tickets for this event, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Sponsored By:         Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.   View Parking Map   Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot)…

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August 2019

$200

Compass Creative Dramatics: The Jungle Book

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm / Each Monday - Friday, until August 9.
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: August 3
Ages: 1st - 12th Grade
Academy Center of the Arts, Historic Academy Theatre

Students will go from auditions to performance in just five days with Compass Creative Dramatics, a Chicago-based touring theatre who will be hosting a week-long theatre residency at the Academy. Students in grades 1 – 12 will stretch their creativity and bravery muscles through daily rehearsals for Peter Pan. Students also perform alongside two professional actors during the week and will participate in acting classes from those directors in the afternoon! No acting experience necessary – just come ready to be silly and have fun! This camp will be rehearsing and performing in our Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre. ___________________________________________ ABOUT THE SHOW: An abandoned baby. A crew of cheeky monkeys. One menacing tiger determined to destroy the peace of the jungle. ​Join Mowgli, Baloo, Akela, and all of the jungle creatures as they race for survival against Shere Khan and his band of jackals! ___________________________________________ Payment plans are available. Contact Kelly Posenauer at kposenauer@academycenter.org or (434) 528-3256 ext 304 for more information or payment plan options. Each student registered will receive a total of 2 free comp tickets (subject to availability).

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