Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ARTS/West is hiring!

You know you want to work with some awesome people!

Events Coordinator for Arts/West

The City of Athens is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Events Coordinator for ARTS/West. This a part-time position at the ARTS/West facility. Must be knowledgeable in theater practices, including sound and lighting technology. Experience with community customer service a plus. Must be available weeknights and weekends. ARTS/West is part of the City of Athens, Arts, Parks and Recreation Department. The starting hourly pay rate is $10.30. General inquiries may be sent to the Human Resource Director via email:

Interested applicants may obtain an application at the Mayor’s Office, City Building, 8 E. Washington St., Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, the ARTS/West facility, 132 W. State St., Monday – Thursday, or on the City of Athens website at A resume indicating experience and qualifications must be included with this application and submitted for preliminary consideration to the Human Resource Director, City Building, 8 E. Washington St. by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.


Please call 740-592-4315 for more information or for ARTS/West hours. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ARTS/West Presents: "Mary Todd: A Woman Apart"

Friday, September 26 & Saturday, September 27 @ ARTS/West

ARTS/West Presents: The Tecumseh Theater and The Athens County Historical Society Production of:

Mary Todd: A Woman Apart is a historical fictionalization of Mary Todd’s final day in Bellevue Place in Batavia, Illinois and recounts her life through ghost and memory. It is her final attempted to set the record straight with everyone on who she really is. The purpose of this show is to educate people about a historical figure who had been persecuted by an unforgiving and ruthless press. 

Show Time:
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Doors open at 7:30PM

Suggested donation of $12.50 per person, all donations accepted.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Check out this WOUB video from Friday's Steampunk Spectacle!

Interviews and performances from day one of the 2014 Steampunk Spectacle, held Sept. 5 at ARTS/West in Athens, Ohio. Produced by Nicole Schneider of WOUB Public Media.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In Memory of Bob Winters

Please join us on Sunday, August 31st at 4pm and honor Bob Winters as we remember him as a family man, teacher, arts advocate and more. Doors open around 3:30pm. Parking available on site for those who are not able to walk and at the Athens Middle School, please plan accordingly. Car pooling and walking are highly encouraged. 

Sunday, August 31, 2014
4pm - program upstairs
5pm - reception downstairs

Read more about this amazing man and the legacy he leaves behind.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Group Voice Class in October!

Interested in learning how to sing, but don't want to face it alone? Sign up for a group class to be held in October at ARTS/West in Athens, Ohio. The group will meet one hour each week, for four weeks.

The October group class will meet every Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30PM, on October 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. Cost is $50. 

The class is best-suited for beginners, but all are welcome. Topics covered will include: posture, breathing, and mouth mechanics, as well as song choice and performance techniques.

Students will receive a practice packet at no additional cost. Packets include warm ups, handouts, and additional group class materials.

Learn to sing in a comfortable and relaxed environment in the studios of the community's beloved arts center.

Contact Ellee Prince with questions or to sign up by September 30th: