Media Alert: Cornish Shuts Down Lenora Street For Centennial Video

Seattle, WA -- Cornish College of the Arts students will be filling Lenora Street between Terry Avenue and Boren Avenue on November 6 for the filming of a video celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Seattle institution. With assistance from their professors and film professionals, filming will take place outside the Main Campus Center at 1000 Lenora Street.

Weather permitting, the Art, Design, Film+Media Department may fly their drone to take some pictures. This small aerial device is used by the department for the study of the latest film and media creation techniques.

The City of Seattle has granted Cornish College permission to close Lenora Street between Boren and Terry all day on November 6 to accommodate the set-up and filming of Celebrating Cornish Then & Now. The final product will be shown at The Cornish Centennial Gala on November 14 at the Paramount Theatre.

Video Production Schedule

November 6, 2014

All day: street closure/no parking on Lenora between Boren and Terry streets

12:30pm: Preparations begin for filming

1:00pm: Filming begins

2:00pm: Filming wraps

More about Cornish College of the Arts

Begun in 1914, Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA, offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Art, Dance, Design, Performance Production and Theater, a Bachelor of Music degree and an Artist Diploma in Early Music. Since its beginning, the College’s founder Nellie Cornish, and the many teaching artists who followed her, believed in education through exposure to all the arts. This approach continues to inform the College’s curriculum and community involvement today. The College is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. 

The College’s main campus is located at South Lake Union, where it is currently adding a 20-story residence hall that will open in August 2015. The Art, Design, Film+Media Department, the Theater Department, and the Performance Production Department are located there. The Cornish also owns the historic Kerry Hall on Capitol Hill, where it has taught dance and music since the 1920s. This building also houses the PONCHO Concert Hall and the administrative offices of the Dance and Music Departments.

At the Seattle Center, Cornish operates the Cornish Playhouse, originally the home of the Seattle Repertory Theatre and the Intiman Theatre. Today the Cornish Playhouse and the Cornish Playhouse Studio serve as the home for many student productions as well as serving more than 30 nonprofits annually.

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