Arts Campus

Claire Trevor School of the Arts Campus

The School contains five theaters, four galleries, two recording studios, photography dark rooms, recital halls, dance studios, stop motion capture rooms, the Experimental Media      
Performance Lab (xMPL), and the Beall Center for Art + Technology.

 

Digital and Darkroom Photography

 

July 31 - August 11, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
 
From digital to black and white!  Develop a holisitic approach to producing stunning photos both on the computer and in the darkroom.  

Students will split their time learning the fundamental and advanced techniques of darkroom and digital photography.  Lessons in darkroom photography consist of elements of a good black and white photograph, metering/exposure of a 35mm film camera, and developing your own film and prints. Lessons in digital photography consist of manipulation of DSLR camera settings, editing on Adobe software, and image processing. The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).  

Supplies included in registration cost.  We recommend students provide their own cameras, but have a limited quantity available for check out.  

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 31 (All day), August 1 (All day), August 2 (All day), August 3 (All day), August 4 (All day), August 7 (All day), August 8 (All day), August 9 (All day), August 10 (All day), August 11 (All day)
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New Swan Apprenticeship in Acting for Theatre

 

July 31 - August 11, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
 
Experience the one-of-a-kind New Swan Shakespeare Festival!  Train in acting for theatre and audition preparation through coursework including voice, movement, improv and more.

Students will work alongside actors from our New Swan Shakespeare Festival and esteemed UCI faculty as they participate in sessions that reflect the coursework taught to our undergraduate drama majors. Material will focus on Shakespeare and contemporary performance, as well as voice and movement. Additional studio and classroom-based sessions will also be offered that help students prepare for the collegiate and professional world.  Some sessions may be split based on students' levels, but all students will work together towards final piece. The Academy will end with a final showcase for family and friends (more details to be shared).

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 31 (All day), August 1 (All day), August 2 (All day), August 3 (All day), August 4 (All day), August 7 (All day), August 8 (All day), August 9 (All day), August 10 (All day), August 11 (All day)
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Drawing/Painting - Advanced

 

July 31 - August 11
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19

 
Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork.  

With a mixture of group and individual instruction, students will push the boundaries on their skills and knowledge, while fine tuning and finessing their acquired skills for further development.  Supplies are included in the registration cost.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).

This Academy course is for advanced artists, and while students may self select whether or not they are advanced, we do recommend you have experience in both drawing and painting.  If not, we do also offer a Drawing/Painting - Beginner course.  

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 31 (All day), August 1 (All day), August 2 (All day), August 3 (All day), August 4 (All day), August 7 (All day), August 8 (All day), August 9 (All day), August 10 (All day), August 11 (All day)
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Collage Art - Middle School

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 10-13
 
Create objects of wonder!  Construct new works of art using a broad range of art-making techniques. 

Using different mediums and methods, students will spend the week working on a variety of mini projects that go beyond the average flat, construction paper collage.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).  Supplies included with registration cost.

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 24 (All day), July 25 (All day), July 26 (All day), July 27 (All day), July 28 (All day)
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Ceramics/3D Printing - Middle School

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 10-13

Bring imagination to life!  Make unique creations using sculpture materials with your hands and with technology.

Students will spending half the day working on clay ceramic sculptures, and the other half on 3D plastic creations.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).  Supplies included with registration cost.  Thank you to the Speculative Prototyping Lab for use of their 3D printing equipment.

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 24 (All day), July 25 (All day), July 26 (All day), July 27 (All day), July 28 (All day)
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Digital Filmmaking - Session 2

 

July 24 - August 11, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14 - 19

Lights, camera, action!  Work on set of your own short film with hands-on training in directing, creative storytelling, and equipment usage.  

Students will practice team work and collaboration by working in small groups to create, develop, shoot and edit their own short films.  In partnership with the UCI DigiFilm program, students will have access to professional grade equipment and computer software, and learn the ins and outs of the professional video production world.  The Academy will end in a final screening of all the student films (more details to be shared).  Supplies included in registration cost.

For more information visit our Outreach page.



July 24 (All day), July 25 (All day), July 26 (All day), July 27 (All day), July 28 (All day), July 31 (All day), August 1 (All day), August 2 (All day), August 3 (All day), August 4 (All day), August 7 (All day), August 8 (All day), August 9 (All day), August 10 (All day), August 11 (All day)
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Drawing/Painting - Middle School

 

July 24 - July 28, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 10-13

Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork. 

Through various exercises and training methods, students will undergo group and individual instruction geared to develop the basic skills and techniques needed as they begin their drawing and painting journeys.  The day will be split between drawing and painting in order to maximize students' engagement.  The Academy will end with a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).  Supplies included in registration cost.

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 24 (All day), July 25 (All day), July 26 (All day), July 27 (All day), July 28 (All day)
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Trio Céleste's Chamber Music Festival

 
July 5 - July 14, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 12-19
 
Join one of the most unique and rewarding musical experiences available in Southern California!  Explore masterpieces in the chamber music repertoire while working with world-renowned faculty.

Work alongside our resident ensemble Trio Celéste as you build upon your technique towards becoming a well-rounded musician.  Students will be divided based on ensembles, participating in group workshops, personalized coaching and individual practice.  String, wind, and pianists are all welcome to attend.  The Academy will end in a final showcase performance for family and friends (more details to be shared).

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 5 (All day), July 6 (All day), July 7 (All day), July 10 (All day), July 11 (All day), July 12 (All day), July 13 (All day), July 14 (All day)
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Digital Music Production

 

July 3 - July 14, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Ages 14-19
*No class during the July 4th holiday

 
Record, edit, mix!  Discover the process of making digital music through key production concepts like songwriting and musical arrangement.  No instrumental or programming experience required.

Using state-of-the-art computer and digital equipment, students will record, edit and create all their own original musical content through step-by-step hands-on instruction.  Whether you just love listening to music, or have DJed for your school dances, students of all levels will walk away with their own unique compositions and have a better understanding of music and technology integration.  The Academy will end in a final showcase for family and friends (more details to be shared).

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



July 4 (All day), July 5 (All day), July 6 (All day), July 7 (All day), July 10 (All day), July 11 (All day), July 12 (All day), July 13 (All day), July 14 (All day)
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Drawing/Painting - Beginner

 

July 3-July 14
Monday-Friday
9:00am-4:00pm
Ages 14-19
*No class during the July 4th holiday
 
Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork. 

With a mixture of group and individual instruction, students will learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting, and walk away with stronger abilities and greater confidence. Supplies included with registration cost.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).

This Academy course is for self selected beginner drawing/painting students.  Should you feel you have more advanced skills, we do also offer a Drawing/Painting - Advanced course.

For more information, visit our Outreach page.

 



July 3 (All day), July 5 (All day), July 6 (All day), July 7 (All day), July 10 (All day), July 11 (All day), July 12 (All day), July 13 (All day), July 14 (All day)
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Conservatory Dance

 

June 26 - July 14, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
Ages 12-22
*No class during the July 4th holiday

 
Build your repertoire!  For advanced dancers looking to strengthen technical base while learning in sessions on hip-hop, choreo, injury prevention, dance for camera, improv and more.

Modeled after our undergraduate dancer's curriculum, advanced dancers will participate in sessions on the School's three focused areas of study: ballet, jazz and modern.  However, we do believe in developing holistic dancers, so additional studio and classroom-based sessions will be offered such as hip hop, dance for camera, health and wellness, improv and more.  The Academy will end with a final showcase for family and friends (more details to be shared).

For more information, visit our Outreach page.



June 26 (All day), June 27 (All day), June 28 (All day), June 29 (All day), June 30 (All day), July 3 (All day), July 5 (All day), July 6 (All day), July 7 (All day), July 10 (All day), July 11 (All day), July 12 (All day), July 13 (All day), July 14 (All day)
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Digital Filmmaking - Session 1

 

June 26 - July 14, 2017
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:00pm

Ages 14-19
*No class during the July 4th holiday

Lights, camera, action!  Work on set of your own short film with hands-on training in directing, creative storytelling, and equipment usage.  

Students will practice team work and collaboration by working in small groups to create, develop, shoot and edit their own short films.  In partnership with the UCI DigiFilm program, students will have access to professional grade equipment and computer software, and learn the ins and outs of the professional video production world.  The Academy will end in a final screening of all the student films (more details to be shared).  Supplies included in registration cost.

For more information visit our Outreach page.



June 26 (All day), June 27 (All day), June 28 (All day), June 29 (All day), June 30 (All day), July 3 (All day), July 5 (All day), July 6 (All day), July 7 (All day), July 10 (All day), July 11 (All day), July 12 (All day), July 13 (All day), July 14 (All day)
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Arts Renaissance

A Celebration of the Arts at UCI
May 1 - 31, 2017

The Trevor School celebrates “Arts Renaissance” during the month of May with a surge of performances and exhibitions across all four departments including Art, Dance, Drama, and Music. The celebration features a series of art performances and shows ranging from professional and student art exhibitions in all four campus art galleries to several dance, drama, and music performances. CTSA presents the first ever UCI Music Showcase Concert, the three-act opera Our Town, based on the Thornton Wilder play, a four-day improv festival, to Hossein Omoumi and Friends in concert, and much more. Please join us for a celebration of the Arts!

To purchase tickets, by phone: Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787; Online: www.arts.uci.edu/tickets
WAYS TO SAVE!  “Arts Renaissance” Packages available for 25% off when you buy three or more shows.

April 29 – May 7, 2017
I Dream of Chang and Eng

Robert Cohen Theatre
The story of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original “Siamese twins,” whose early lives were spent touring in a ‘freak’ exhibition.

April 29 – May 13, 2017
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Part I

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery
Free admission and open to the public.

May 1 – May 13, 2017
Masculine <-> Feminine
 
Curated by David Familian with Micol Hebron
Beall Center for Art + Technology    
Masculine <-> Feminine grapples with contemporary perceptions and receptions of the human body performed through different gendered identities and propagated by diverse technologies.

May 4 – May 6, 2017
Physical Graffiti

Loretta Livingston, Artistic Director
Claire Trevor Theatre
Undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual dance concert.

May 5, 2017
Darryl Taylor in Concert
Winifred Smith Hall
Darryl Taylor is joined by harpsichordist Ian Pritchard in a program of vocal music with Frances Bennett, soprano; Albert Lee, tenor; Katie Franklin, piano; and Heather Vorwerck, viola da gamba.

May 6, 2017
UCI Music Showcase Concert

Irvine Barclay Theatre
Musical performances by the UCI Music students and faculty, including diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz.

May 10, 2017
Noon Showcase Concert

Winifred Smith Hall
Concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in the Department of Music.
Free admission and open to the public.

May 10-13, 2017
Coup de Comedy Festival 2017

UCI CTSA
A 4-day comedy festival featuring the best of the best shows, panels and workshops. UCI is teaming with Chapman Univ. to launch the Global Improvisation Initiative (GII) Symposium 2017.
Free admission and open to the public. Registration required.

May 12-13, 2017
‘Our Town’ A Three-Act Opera

Irvine Barclay Theatre
Based on the Thornton Wilder play, it is about life, love, and death in the fictional town of Grover’s Corners, N.H., early in the 20th century.

May 19, 2017
Lukas Ligeti: Between Many Worlds

Winifred Smith Hall
Lukas Ligeti introduces himself with a concert showcasing Marimba virtuoso Ji Hye Jung performs Thinking Songs, a solo work.

May 20, 2017
Hossein Omoumi and Friends

Irvine Barclay Theatre
The main foundation of classical Persian music is classical Persian poetry, one of the most ancient bodies of literature in the world.

May 20, 2017
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Part II

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery
Free admission and open to the public.

May 22, 2017
Spring UCI Wind Ensemble Concert

Winifred Smith Hall
The UCI Wind Ensemble, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.
Free admission and open to the public.
    
May 24, 2017
Jazz Concert: The UCI Small Groups

Winifred Smith Hall
The UCI Undergraduate Jazz Program is having its quarterly concert to showcase the Small Group student ensembles.
Free admission and open to the public.
 
May 25, 2017
ICIT Showcase Concert

Winifred Smith Hall
Original new works by UCI Music Department first-year MA and Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation and Technology (ICIT).
Free admission and open to the public.
    
May 31, 2017
UCI Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert

Winifred Smith Hall
Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music.

 

Tickets: General / Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff / UCI Students & Children under 17
Please note: Tickets purchased at the Barclay Box Office will incur a $1 fee per ticket.



May 1 (All day) to May 31 (All day)
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