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The Rockford University Forum Series presents speakers from a variety of disciplines and performers of stature in the arts. The series is designed to deepen and broaden students’ education at Rockford University. All full-time undergraduate students are required to attend a minimum of two Forum Series events each semester.
 
Admission is free* but tickets are required. Please contact the Box Office at 815.226.4100 for additional information.
*Except theater performances for the general public; Rockford University students are always free.



Upcoming Forum Events


FORUM: Motivational Speaker Bill BreakeyOpen in a New Window

Bill Breakey
Tuesday, November 4
7 p.m., Fisher Memorial Chapel


Throughout his career as a school administrator, business consultant and professional speaker, Bill Breakey has helped organizations find solutions for the long run. He is a motivational speaker, corporate trainer and educator who believes that two of the most important days in our lives are: the day we’re born and the day we discover why we were born.

Tickets are free for this event, but are required. Contact the Rockford University Clark Arts Center Box Office at 815-226-4100 or boxoffice@rockford.edu to reserve your ticket.

 

FORUM: "The Soap Myth"Open in a New Window

The Soap Myth
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
7:00 p.m., Peterson Auditorium, Starr 207

More than a half century after WWII, at the desperate urging of a passionate survivor, a young investigative reporter finds herself caught between numerous versions of the same story. Played out against the backdrop of deadline reporting and journalistic integrity, the critically acclaimed "The Soap Myth," by Jeff Cohen, questions who has the right to write history — and what is all our responsibility once we know the truth? Although a work of fiction, "The Soap Myth: is, in the words of the program, "inspired by real people and real events including Holocaust survivor, Morris Spitzer. 

Tickets are free for this event, but are required. Contact the Rockford University Clark Arts Center Box Office at 815-226-4100 or BoxOffice@rockford.edu to reserve your ticket.

 

FORUM: Babes In ArmsOpen in a New Window

BABES IN ARMS
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Lorenz Hart,    
Book by George Oppenheimer,
directed by Jeff Hendry, Professor of Performing Arts and Costume Designer
Nov. 20 - 23, 2014, Thu.-Sat. @ 7:30 pm & Sun. @ 2 pm

The quintessential "Hey kids, let’s put on a show!” musical boasts one of the greatest scores ever written. Songs include My Funny Valentine, Where or When, I Wish I Were in Love Again, The Lady is a Tramp, and Johnny One-Note.


Single ticket admissions is $12 for adults, $9 for seniors age 55 and up and for students. Group rates are available. For tickets or information, please call the Box Office at 815-226-4100 or visit Rockford.edu. Dates and locations are subject to change.

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