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Jazz is practice plus innovation for UCI director

Friday, February 6, 2015

When Kei Akagi played piano in Miles Davis' band, the iconic trumpeter once gave him a simple and eloquent guideline: "I don't care what you do as long as you mean it." For Akagi, who now directs the jazz studies program at UC Irvine, that supple...

Transforming Room Sound with a Max Patch

Thursday, February 5, 2015

John Crooks, graduate of the MA/PhD program in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) at UCI, and is the Project Lead on transforming the recording room in John Powell’s Studio in Los Angeles.

Complete Casting Announced for Finding Neverland on Broadway; Teal Wicks to Play Mary Barrie

Monday, February 2, 2015

Casting is now complete for the Broadway production of Finding Neverland. Teal Wicks (Jekyll & Hyde, Wicked) and more will join a company that includes the previously announced Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer, Laura Michelle Kelly and Carolee Carmello...

UCI Play Explores American Racism, Through a Glass Darkly

Friday, January 30, 2015

Black History Month doesn't officially begin until Feb. 1, but for Orange County theater, it came a bit early. In early January, South Coast Repertory mounted a production of Matthew Lopez' Obie-Award-winning play The Whipping Man, set in the turbulent...

Aiyun Huang Joins The Gassmann Electronic Music Series

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Gassmann Electronic Music Studio in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at UC Irvine presents Wired Percussion: A concert of music for percussion and computers by Aiyun Huang, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall on the

Joe Lewis: Fashion Moda

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Professor of Art, Joe Lewis is featured in an article written by Miss Rosen which explores the mission and lifecycle of Fashion Moda, an art space in heart of the South Bronx which operated from 1978-1993.

Boston crafts school hosts talk about African Americans and craft on January 13

Monday, January 5, 2015

On Tuesday January 13, 2015, Boston's renowned North Bennet Street School presents "Making it in America: African Americans and Craft," a talk by Lowery Stokes Sims, chief curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City and an expert on...

PASSION to Take the Stage at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 1/23-25

Monday, January 5, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department will produce Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical PASSION with guest Director Kent Nicholson, January 23 - 25, 2015. The play is an essential part of the Department's second...

Education & Training Learning resources for theatre professionals: December 15

Monday, December 15, 2014

Robert Cohen's book, "Acting Power", is listed in Susan Elkin's article which scours the market for learning resources to find the best applications to help students, performers and other theatremakers hone their craft.

Best Schools by Salary Potential for Art Majors (Full List)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

University of California Irvine's Claire Trevor School fo the Arts was named #7 on the list of 2014-15 Payscale College Salary Report out of 79 colleges and universities. View the article and list.

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