InCite 2011: The Power of Art

February 21, 2011

March 10 -14, New York

The fourth annual InCite Arts Festival, presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Boston University College of Fine Arts returns to New York for the fourth installment of its InCite Arts Festival, themed “The Power of Art.” The festival runs March 10-14 at venues throughout Manhattan and features students, faculty, alumni and friends of the College’s Schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. A complete schedule of events with ticketing information is included at the end of this release. For information, visit www.bu.edu/cfa/incite or call 617.353.3350.

The festival, which has been highlighted by The NY Times, The Washington Post and The New Yorker since its launch in 2008, features the new play Fallujah; a musical and theatrical tribute to Paul and Jane Bowles, Two Stars in the Desert; C.P. Taylor’s play Good; a lecture by illustrator and BU alumnus Rick Meyerowitz; and a showcase and exhibit of graduating performance and design majors from the BU School of Theatre. Jim Petosa, Artistic Director of the InCite Arts Festival and Director of the BU School of Theatre, explains, “For four years now, InCite Arts Festival has demonstrated the unique power of the young artist to generate interdisciplinary collaborations with professional faculty and alumni, spirited work that engages current societal challenges, and audiences with a hunger for it all. Our Boston University College of Fine Arts is proud to advance the cause of unbridled artistic expression as we celebrate the potency of our disciplines and The Power of Art.”

Conceived to share the dynamic artistic strengths and synergy of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts, the InCite Arts Festival offers new and interdisciplinary programming that boasts an eclectic and compelling combination of titles and artists. The moveable feast of InCite has presented three successful festivals in New York, as well as a high-impact debut in Washington D.C. For this return to New York, audiences are invited to explore diverse artistic terrain presented by a multigenerational community of passionate, accomplished artists. By highlighting BU’s ‘new conservatory’ model, InCite demonstrates the leadership role that universities can play in promoting artistic expression and serving as arts laboratories reenergizing their professions.

Full schedule available at www.bu.edu/cfa/incite.

SOURCE Boston University

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