Fine Arts

Santa Fe College Releases New Brand Guide

November 25, 2019  — This morning, Santa Fe College released a new Brand Guide website. This online version replaces the older printed Brand Book and provides brand support for staff at the college. The purpose of the Brand Guide is to cultivate and develop a consistent look and feel for all public-facing materials that promote … Continue reading Santa Fe College Releases New Brand Guide

Auditions for SF’s Production of “Into the Woods” Run Nov. 24 – 26

November 19, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts Department will present Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” in the spring of 2020. In advance of the performances, there will be auditions held at the SF Fine Arts Hall Sunday, Nov. 24, beginning at 12:30 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 25 and 26, beginning at … Continue reading Auditions for SF’s Production of “Into the Woods” Run Nov. 24 – 26

Traditional Family Fun Marks “Holiday at Santa Fe” on Dec. 7, 2019, in the Fine Arts Hall

November 15, 2019  – Christmas, Hanukkah and the Winter Solstice get a jump-start with “Holiday at Santa Fe,” a fast-paced, entertaining set of songs, dances and more in two performances at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in the Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College (SF), 3000 NW … Continue reading Traditional Family Fun Marks “Holiday at Santa Fe” on Dec. 7, 2019, in the Fine Arts Hall

“Songs of the Season,” a Santa Fe College Holiday Tradition, Is Dec. 5, 2019

November 13, 2019 – The Santa Fe Singers, directed by Music professor Lynn Sandefur, will present their annual “Songs of the Season” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for University of Florida students with a UF identification card, seniors … Continue reading “Songs of the Season,” a Santa Fe College Holiday Tradition, Is Dec. 5, 2019

High Attendance at Florida Theatre Conference Festival Demonstrates Importance of the Arts

November 8, 2019 – With close to 3000 people expected to fill local hotels, this year’s Florida Theatre Conference Festival at Santa Fe College (SF) demonstrates the popularity of the arts in Florida and the positive contributions—including economic contributions—which the arts can make to their communities. Middle school students, high school students and adult thespians … Continue reading High Attendance at Florida Theatre Conference Festival Demonstrates Importance of the Arts

Evening of Jazz Marks Dr. Steve Bingham’s Retirement With Guest Artists and Percussion

November 7, 2019 – Santa Fe College Music Professor Dr. Steven Lee Bingham is retiring at the end of fall term 2019 and will conduct his last concert with the SF Big Band, “Evening of Jazz,” in the Fine Arts Hall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Featured performers include guest artists Dr. Russell … Continue reading Evening of Jazz Marks Dr. Steve Bingham’s Retirement With Guest Artists and Percussion

Florida’s Young Dancers Gather for Classes, Networking and Performances on Nov. 1-2, 2019

October 28, 2019 – The Young Dancer Workshop of North Central Florida will bring dancers from Florida’s middle and high schools to Gainesville for two days of classes, networking and performances Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2, 2019. The workshop includes a Friday evening Welcome Concert by members of the Dance Theatre of Santa Fe and … Continue reading Florida’s Young Dancers Gather for Classes, Networking and Performances on Nov. 1-2, 2019

Alberto Alonso’s “Carmen Suite” at Santa Fe College Nov. 8 – 9, 2019

UPDATE – As of 8:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, there are a very limited number of tickets remaining for Saturday’s performance. October 21, 2019 – November 2019 will be the first time since 1974 that the ballet “Carmen Suite” will be performed with live music in the United States—and the event is at Santa Fe College. … Continue reading Alberto Alonso’s “Carmen Suite” at Santa Fe College Nov. 8 – 9, 2019

Santa Fe College Selects Dr. Paul Broadie II To Be College’s Fifth President

October 4, 2019 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed Dr. Paul Broadie as the new SF President at a meeting on October 3, 2019.  Dr. Broadie, who currently serves as President at both Gateway Community College and Housatonic Community College in Connecticut, becomes the fifth President in the College’s 54-year … Continue reading Santa Fe College Selects Dr. Paul Broadie II To Be College’s Fifth President

“Unnecessary Farce” Provides Comic Relief at SF Fine Arts Hall Oct. 17-19, 2019

October 3, 2019 – Theatre Santa Fe will present “Unnecessary Farce,” a fun, fast-paced physical comedy, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 17-19, in the Fine Arts Hall on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for University of Florida students with a UF identification card, seniors over 60, and children … Continue reading “Unnecessary Farce” Provides Comic Relief at SF Fine Arts Hall Oct. 17-19, 2019

Santa Fe College Adjunct Faculty Reject Union

September 19, 2019  – Santa Fe College adjunct faculty members have voted against joining the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). SEIU filed a petition in December 2018, seeking to represent the college’s adjunct faculty, and an election was held from Aug. 23 – Sept. 19. The Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC) reported today the vote … Continue reading Santa Fe College Adjunct Faculty Reject Union

SF Master Artist Series and Climb for Cancer Foundation Present Soprano Bárbara Padilla in Concert Sept. 29, 2019

September 17, 2019 – Mexican-American operatic soprano Bárbara Padilla, who was runner-up on Season Four of “America’s Got Talent,” will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in the Fine Arts Hall at Santa Fe College. The concert is a fundraiser for the Climb for Cancer Foundation and part of the SF Fine Arts … Continue reading SF Master Artist Series and Climb for Cancer Foundation Present Soprano Bárbara Padilla in Concert Sept. 29, 2019

Nature and Culture Meet in Mitch McKay’s Piano Concert at SF Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

September 12, 2019 – “Where Nature and Culture Meet,” the tagline of Visit Gainesville-Alachua County, is the theme of associate professor of Music Mitch McKay’s fall piano concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for University of Florida students with … Continue reading Nature and Culture Meet in Mitch McKay’s Piano Concert at SF Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Building E Concert Hall Scheduled for August 14

August 8, 2019 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees and President Jackson N. Sasser will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking and renaming of the concert hall, formerly known as E-Auditorium, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 4 p.m. in the Building E Breezeway of SF’s Northwest Campus. Built in 1975, Building E served as … Continue reading Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Building E Concert Hall Scheduled for August 14

Carmen Suite Headlines the 2019-2020 SF Fine Arts Performance Season

May 23, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts department invites you to the 2019-2020 season. Filled with favorites including the fall and spring plays, Holiday at Santa Fe, Jazz Up Spring and many more performances from SF students in music, dance, visual arts and theatre. The Fine Arts Hall will also host nationally and … Continue reading Carmen Suite Headlines the 2019-2020 SF Fine Arts Performance Season

Santa Fe College dancers during the Room to Dance photoshoot.

SF Student Talent Is on Stage and Backstage at “Room to Dance,” June 14-15, 2019

May 22, 2019 – Santa Fe College students will be dancing on stage and working backstage when the Dance Theatre of Santa Fe (DTSF) presents “Room to Dance” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 14-15, 2019, in the  SF Fine Arts Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for seniors, children and University of Florida students; and … Continue reading SF Student Talent Is on Stage and Backstage at “Room to Dance,” June 14-15, 2019

“Grand Hotel” Is the Summer Musical at SF May 23-24 and May 30-June 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 – Berlin, 1928:  World War I is over and Germany is, for a short time, the cultural and cosmopolitan center of Europe. Guests at a once-grand hotel are looking forward to the future, but they don’t know that the U.S. stock market is only one year from crashing and immense social changes … Continue reading “Grand Hotel” Is the Summer Musical at SF May 23-24 and May 30-June 1, 2019

Santa Fe Singers Present “Sing Into Spring” Concert April 25, 2019, in SF Fine Arts Hall

April 10, 2019 – The Santa Fe Singers will present their annual “Sing Into Spring” concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, in the  Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall on the Northwest Campus. Tickets are $15 for adults; $9 for seniors, children and University of Florida students; and free for SF students, faculty … Continue reading Santa Fe Singers Present “Sing Into Spring” Concert April 25, 2019, in SF Fine Arts Hall

Presidential Search Consultant Named and Search Committee Members Selected

April 4, 2019 – The District Board of Trustees of Santa Fe College has selected AGB Search to provide consulting services to assist the college in recruiting and selecting the next SF President following President Jackson Sasser’s announcement that he will be retiring in early 2020.  AGB Search has served as the presidential search consultant … Continue reading Presidential Search Consultant Named and Search Committee Members Selected