For decades, Converse College Life Trustee Kurt Zimmerli and his wife, Nelly, have generously provided leadership and financial support for the arts at Converse College and in the Spartanburg community. Now, it is their moment to finally take center stage as they champion the campaign to renovate a world-class performance hall that is near to…
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Bold. Brilliant. Beautiful. The School of the Arts at Converse College is creating a powerful new season of works for 2016-2017 that will amaze. “Our students and faculty are expanding the boundaries of performance and exhibition,” observes Boone Hopkins, dean of the School of the Arts, “and we want our community to be there for…
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Sunitha Raj, artistic director at Nrithyanjali School of Dance in Greenville, teaches a class to students in Converse College's Lawson Academy of the Arts. Photo credit: Tim Kimzey of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal

New creative juices are flowing at Converse College’s Lawson Academy of the Arts, where three acclaimed dance instructors are helping re-launch the dance program with a focus on international genres. This fall, they will teach classes for children and adults in Indian dance, Latin-inspired Ballroom, and African Dance and Drumming. Online registration opens Aug. 1….
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This article is reprinted with permission from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, written by Dan Armonaitis For the past three months, Logen Hall has carried a secret. The 16-year-old Roebuck resident and Dorman High School student won a national singing and acting competition in October, but she wasn’t allowed to let anyone know about it until now….
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Converse College’s Lawson Academy of the Arts will host the 8th Annual Shining Stars Concert on February 6, 2010, at 7 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall.   The concert serves as a showcase for dozens of young local artists and musicians in the Lawson Academy of the Arts at Converse College. Founded in 1944, the…
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A January 24th concert by The Lawson Trio will provide an opportunity to experience works by three legends of chamber music performed in a distinctively intimate setting. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 pm in Daniel Recital Hall on the campus of Converse College, and will feature…
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