Turn out to see students, youth take stage in concerts, plays this fall, into winter

Litchfield Dance Arts Academy, with members shown dancing a few years ago to “Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” an award-winning jazz number, will present its “Fall Showcase,” 3 p.m. Oct. 28, at the academy, 97 Otis Drive, Litchfield Beach, west of U.S. 17. Admission is free. Details at 843-237-7465 or www.litchfielddance.com.

Students and youth across the Grand Strand have their own stage to entertain through autumn into winter, and the community is welcome and encouraged to turn out and enjoy their productions.

Be on the lookout for announcements of more concerts, plays and celebrations as fall moves forward.

School districts

— Carolina Forest High School, 700 Gardner Lacy Road: “Swing Time” fall show, 7 p.m. Oct. 27-28 and 3 p.m. Oct. 29; “The Yellow Boat” fall dinner theater, 3 and 7 p.m. Nov. 18; “Holiday Spectacular,” 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9 and 3 p.m. Dec. 10; ​”Holiday Band and Orchestra Concert,” 7 p.m. Dec. 12; and “Southern Nights” benefit show, 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 3, and 3 p.m. Feb. 4. Ticket details at 843-236-7997 or www.cfhsperformingarts.com.

— Brunswick County Schools: All-County Honors Chorus, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17; “Spotlight on Talent,” 7 p.m. Feb. 3; and “Arts Alive,” 6:30 p.m. March 8 – all at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium, off U.S. 17 in Supply, N.C., each for free with donations of nonperishables for area food banks. 910-253-1013, 910-253-1074 or www.bcswan.net/Domain/317.

— Black Water Middle School, 900 E. Cox Ferry Road, Conway: fifth annual “Snow Globe Winter Festival,” 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2, for free; and fifth annual “Yuletide Magic Holiday Show,” 7 p.m. Dec. 15 and 3 p.m. Dec. 16, each $5. 843-903-8440 or bwm.horrycountyschools.net/pages/Black_Water_Middle_School.

Youth arts groups

— At Litchfield Dance Arts Academy, 97 Otis Drive, Litchfield Beach, west of U.S. 17: “Fall Showcase,” 3 p.m. Oct. 28, for free; and “Celebrating the Season in Dance” Winter Holiday Show,” 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9 – check later this fall for tickets. 843-237-7465 or www.litchfielddance.com.

— Long Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra seasonal concerts, all 7:30 p.m. – Nov. 10 and Feb. 15 at Myrtle Beach High School, on Robert M. Grissom Parkway, between 29th and 38th avenues North; and April 18 in Coastal Carolina University Wheelwright Auditorium, on main campus, off U.S. 501 and S.C. 544 in Conway. Each $10 adults, $5 students. 843-448-8379 or longbaysymphony.com.

— “Seussical Jr. the Musical,” by Theatre of the Republic’s Coastal Youth Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 3 p.m. Jan. 21 at Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway. $15 ages 17 and older, otherwise $7. 843-488-0821, www.theatreoftherepublic.com/cyt-coastal-youth-theatre-, or email bonnie@thetor.biz.

CCU students on stage

On Coastal Carolina University main campus, accessed from U.S. 501 or S.C. 544 in Conway. Also, check with box office, based at Wheelwright Auditorium, for discounts that might be available for senior citizens, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members, CCU alumni, teens, children, and CCU and Horry-Georgetown Technical College faculty, students and staff – 843-349-2787 (ARTS) or www.coastal.edu/culturalarts:

— Plays “Violet” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-21 and 25-28, and 3 p.m. Oct. 28; and “Our Country’s Good,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and 14-17, and 3 p.m. Nov. 12 – Each in Edwards Theater, and $17.

— Coastal Inspirational Ambassadors’ annual Fall Gospel Concert, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in Wheelwright Auditorium. Free.

— Jazz Showcase “Unplugged” featuring Scott Routenberg, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Johnson Auditorium, Room 116 in the E. Craig Wall School of Business Administration. $17.

— “Pushing the Limits,” with Steve Bailey (CCU Artist in Residence), featuring Chuck Cannon and Lari White, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in Wheelwright Auditorium. $25.

— CalypSamba, with Aldwin Albino, steel pan drummer, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in Wheelwright Auditorium. $17.

— Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in Wheelwright Auditorium. $7.

— Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in Wheelwright Auditorium. $7.

— “Acoustic Songbook,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 in Edwards Recital Hall. $7.

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