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Joe Lewis Writes Introduction for 'Marching Bands'

August 9, 2016

Professor of Art Joe Lewis wrote the historical introduction for the book, Marching Bands, by Jules Allen. The book is made up of 96 images and illustrates marching bands as a modern art form.   

Shakespeare Invades OC This Summer

July 29, 2016

... But the Shakespeare that ought to get the pulse of any Shakespeare-lover truly pulsing can be found in the county's most unique theater: the New Swan, a portable, 16-ton, three-level, steel-and-wood cylinder stationed on the campus of UC Irvine...

“Shining Stars” Dance Program spreads inspiration to Orange County’s Children

July 28, 2016

“Shining Stars” Dance Program spreads inspiration to Orange County’s Children IRVINE, Calif. (July 28th, 2016) - Leaping back into action this summer, the “Shining Stars” Dance Organization will hold its 2016 Summer Dance Program from August 15th-20th on the UC Irvine campus. 100 young children will partake in this student and alumni produced program that bridges the gaps between Orange County’s underserved communities and access to the arts in higher educational institutions. Just as “...

Choreographer Joins UCI Arts School

July 12, 2016

By Deirdre Newman - July 11, 2016. International artistic director and choreographer Lar Lubovitch has joined the dance department at the University of California-Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts as a Distinguished Professor...

On Theater: UCI brushing up its Shakespeare

July 8, 2016

For a fellow who's been pondering whether to be or not to be since the 16th century, "Hamlet" certainly still gets around, especially around Orange County. Shakespeare's greatest tragedy is currently being offered at three countywide venues — Costa Mesa'

Stephen Barker Appointed Dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

July 8, 2016

The University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts, has announced that drama professor Stephen Barker has been named dean. Barker has served as the interim dean of the school since September 2014. Lisa Naugle, chair of the dance...

Internationally acclaimed choreographer Lar Lubovitch joins UCI dance faculty

July 6, 2016

  Internationally acclaimed choreographer Lar Lubovitch joins UCI dance faculty. Innovative icon to serve as Distinguished Professor in Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Irvine, Calif., July 6, 2016 – Celebrated international artistic director and choreographer Lar Lubovitch has joined the dance department at the University of California, Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts as a Distinguished Professor. Founder and artistic director of the New York-based Lar Lubovitch Dance...

Stephen Barker named dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

July 5, 2016

  Stephen Barker to serve as dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts. In interim role, he fostered faculty diversity, arts/sciences collaboration and outreach. Irvine, Calif., July 5, 2016 – Drama professor Stephen Barker has been appointed dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine. Serving as interim dean since September 2014, Barker has ushered the school into a new era of excellence, fostering faculty diversity and...

Joseph Lewis Served as Juror for 52nd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition

June 30, 2016

Professor of Art Joseph Lewis served as juror for the 52nd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition. The Exhibition showcased 263 works of art by artists from Southern California. He awarded first, second and third place winners in the categories of painting/mixed media, photography and sculpture. The Newport Beach Independent – Click to Read Article…

Arts Grads: Dance

June 16, 2016

The following students plan to continue their studies in dance after graduation. The list includes the student’s name, the school from which the student will graduate, the school or conservatory he or she plans to attend and the intended areas of study...

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