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23rd Annual Theatre Forum November 12-1423rd Annual Theatre Forum November 12-14

Registration for the 23rd Annual Theatre Forum at Round Top is open. Scheduled for Friday through Sunday, November 12-14, 2021, the topic is Twists, Turns and Twirls.

Our special guest will be Of Moving Colors, a contemporary dance theater company based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In addition, for the second year we are inviting students to be part of the Theatre Forum in a workshop lead by B.J. Dodge. Other presenters joining Sonja Bruzauskas are Garland Goodwin Wilson, J.E. Hernández, Stephanie Sermas, Ann Thompson, Felicia Hardison Londré, Tom Foral and Kate Pogue.

The schedule of events also offers morning walks and appetizing meals in the Menke House dining hall. Overnight accommodations are available.

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Houston Chamber Ringers Return in Concert November 20Houston Chamber Ringers Return in Concert November 20

The Houston Chamber Ringers return to Festival Hill in Round Top on Saturday, November 20 at 3 PM to ring in the festive season with a Handbell Concert. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear this very accomplished group of ringers perform seasonal classics in astounding handbell harmony in the acoustically superior Festival Concert Hall. It is sure to be an enchanting experience! Adult $30. Student $10.

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Nutcracker Ballet at Festival Hill December 11Nutcracker Ballet at Festival Hill December 11

Round Top Festival Institute will once again present an encore performance of Tchaikovsky's holiday classic, the Nutcracker Ballet. This year's production celebrates the 13th annual performance danced by Ovation Ballet Company. The ballet will be one show only at the Festival Concert Hall in Round Top on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 4 pm. Adult $40. Student $20.

Masks are strongly recommended for all persons over the age of 5 due to the large number of people attending the Nutcracker Ballet. Masks will be available.

Select seats are available to provide an option for groups who prefer to take greater COVID-19 safety measures. These seats are being sold in blocks on a first-come first-served basis while they last. Call 979-249-3129.

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COVID-19 Policy for VisitorsCOVID-19 Policy for Visitors

Round Top Festival Institute continues to take precautions to promote health and safety.
  • Masks and social distancing of at least 6 feet from others who don't live with you are suggested everywhere on campus.
  • Masks are strongly recommended for all persons over the age of 5 who attend the Nutcracker Ballet.
  • Advance Reservations are required.
  • If available, tickets will be sold at the door until safe seating capacity is reached--only credit cards and checks accepted.
  • If you feel sick, please consider rescheduling your visit.

Round Top Festival Institute, the sole project of The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Institute. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies and scholarship programs. This notice is published pursuant to IRS Revenue Procedure 2019-22.