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2017 Summer Concert Series – Sponsored by the Hilliard Rotary

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Summer is here, and that means a variety of great musical acts the whole family can enjoy – for free*. This year, our series is sponsored by the Hilliard Rotary. – We look forward to seeing you next summer! Download our schedule of summer concerts to save and share: HAC 2017 Summer Concert Series Hilliard Arts Council Summer Concert Series 2017 – Sponsored by Hilliard Rotary Sunday, June 18: Dr. Tony’s Original Ragtime Band – 7 pm – Norwich St. Gazebo, 5274 Norwich St. Sunday, June 25: Ragtime Strutters – 7 pm – Norwich St. Gazebo, 5274 Norwich St. Sunday, July 2: Grassahol – 7 pm – Norwich St. Gazebo, 5274 Norwich St. Tuesday, July 4: Hilliard Community Band – 2 pm – Weaver Park, 4100 Columbia St. Sunday, July 9: Aladdin Shrine Dixieland Band – 7 pm – Norwich St. Gazebo, 5274 Norwich St. Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 14 – 16 *Summer Musical: Guys and Dolls  (not a free event) Friday and Saturday – 8 pm – Sunday – 3 pm Hilliard Memorial Middle School 5600 Scioto Darby Rd. Sunday, July 23: Hilliard Community Band – 7 pm – Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Building, 5425 Center St. Sunday,...

Short Film Festival • 2017

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We are proud to announce our first annual Short Film Festival! If you have a completed short film – or plan on having one finished by August 1, 2017 – we encourage you to enter your film for consideration in out first annual short film festival scheduled for August 18, 2017. Show your film before a live audience and take a chance at winning a cash prize as decided by our judges and the audience themselves. Because we are focusing on short works, your film needs to be a minimum of three (3) minutes and a maximum of fifteen (15) minutes (including credits). All films must meet and adhere to commonly accepted film ratings no more than PG-13. (Sorry – Any material stronger than PG-13 will not be accepted.) C’mon! Show us your best work and help us start something special in Hilliard! Applicants may submit films for consideration in one of the following categories: Action/Adventure Comedy Drama Documentary/Nonfiction Horror Music Sci-Fi Download Festival rules and submission application. Entry Dates: Early Entry Deadline: Must be submitted with $20 early entry fee and postmarked by: July 21 at 6 p.m. EST Official Deadline: Must be submitted with $25 entry fee and postmarked by:...

2017 Summer Improv Camp

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Now is the time to sign up for the Hilliard Arts Council Summer Improv Camp!  Camp runs July 31- August 4, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm. Location: Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 Open to students entering grades 7-9 for the coming school year. Students will learn various forms of improvisation, take part in theatre games and even write their own comedy sketches. The week will culminate in a performance featuring sketches written by the students. There will also be a “competition” where the students will play various improv games and ask the audience to judge the winner. Fee is $150/wk. Registration is limited to 50 kids. You may register and pay online by going to localevelevents.com. For more information: email The Hilliard Arts Council This is not an official activity of the Hilliard City...

HAC Calendar of Events

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Be sure to add these great events to your 2017 calendar: HAC’s Free Summer Concert Series Every Sunday at 7 pm – June 18 through August 27 • Norwich St. Gazebo, 5274 Norwich St. Hilliard Summer musical “Guys and Dolls” July 14, 15 at 8 pm and July 16 at 3 pm • Hilliard Memorial Middle School Auditorium, 5600 Scioto Darby Rd., Hilliard Old HilliardFest September 9 • 10 am to 8 pm • Main St., Hilliard A Christmas Carol December 8 and 9 Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 For more information email: Hilliardartscouncil@gmail.com...

HAC’s new Improv Company!

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“Yes, and…” UPDATE: 1/12/2017 – Thanks for all who attended our informational meeting last night! We had a great turn out and we received more notes of interest from folks who couldn’t make it out. The conversation went really well and now we are starting to pull together a plan including next steps. Stay tuned to this space for more information on our next meeting , our coming Facebook group page and more coming soon. The Hilliard Arts Council is looking to broaden its theatrical programming to include a new Improv Company and will be holding an organizational meeting at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 on January 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm. If you are college-age and up and want to give your creative/comedy muscles a workout, come join us! What is Improv? Its a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Improv is unique in that if you see a performance, that’s it… there will never be another show exactly like it ever done again! Sound interesting? Please join us and help us start something new and exciting...

Guys and Dolls

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The Hilliard Arts Council is proud to announce our summer musical for 2017 – Guys and Dolls! Guys and Dolls features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on “The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown” and “Blood Pressure” – two short stories by Damon Runyon, – and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories – most notably “Pick the Winner”. The premiere on Broadway was in 1950. It ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine.   Performance location: Hilliard Memorial Middle School 5600 Scioto Darby Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026 Performance dates: July 14 at 8 pm July 15 at 8 pm July 16 at 3 pm Ticket Information: Don’t wait! Buy tickets online now! Prices: $15 Adults $12 Seniors $5  Students (Grades 12 and under) $10 each for groups of 10 or more Our Cast: Sky Masterson: Jordan Masterson Sarah Brown: McKenzie Leland Nathan Detroit: Jeff Meyers Adelaide: Joyce Patrone Nicely, Nicely: Matthew Phillips Benny Southstreet: Michael Ruehrmund Harry the Horse: Paul...