Claire Trevor Theatre

The Claire Trevor Theatre was originally known as the Village Theatre. The edifice was renovated thanks to a generous contribution by Academy Award-winning actress Claire Trevor and renamed in her honor when the updates were completed. Today, the proscenium theatre is our largest on-campus venue with seating for almost 300 persons.

Claire Trevor Theare - photo by Henry DiRocco

Claire Trevor Theare Seating Plan

Claire Trevor Theatre lobby (Photo credit: Rosemary Rosales, Summer Academies 2016, Digital and Darkroom Photography)

 

Directions to the Claire Trevor School

 

THEM! Drama Series

Avenue Q

Music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx

Book by Jeff Whitty

Don Hill, Director

Dennis Castellano, Music Director

 

June 3 – 10, 2017

Claire Trevor Theatre

Avenue Q is an "autobiographical and biographical" coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. Its characters lament that as children they were assured by their parents, and by children's television programs such as PBS's Sesame Street, that they were "special" and "could do anything." As adults, however, they have discovered (to their surprise and dismay) that in the real world options are limited, and even their defining qualities render them no more "special" than anyone else.

Performances:
Evenings: June 3, 8, 9, 10 @ 8 p.m.
Evening: June 7 @ 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: June 4*, 10 @ 2 p.m.

*Ticketholders: Please join us for a post-performance TalkBack with the creative team and cast.

Tickets:
General $15
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $14
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11

 

THEM!

Daniel Gary Busby, Artistic Director

UCI Drama’s 2016 – 17 season, THEM!, explores our tendency – both as individuals and as societal groups – to separate and cast blame on “The Other.” Through a series of plays and musicals that investigate religious persecution and genocide, the castigation of physical difference, interpersonal alienation, and our xenophobic reaction to other cultures culminating in war, we examine the ways in which we so often look to identify a scapegoat rather than find mutual understanding and acceptance. Present throughout the plays of the season we hear the voices of “them.”



June 3 - 8:00 pm, June 4 - 2:00 pm, June 7 - 7:30 pm, June 8 - 8:00 pm, June 9 - 8:00 pm, June 10 - 2:00 pm, June 10 - 8:00 pm
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Physical Graffiti 

Loretta Livingston, Artistic Director

 

May 4 – 6, 2017

Claire Trevor Theatre

Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent.

Performances
Evenings: May 4, 5, 6 @ 8 p.m.
Matinee: May 6 @ 2 p.m.

Tickets:
General $15
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $14
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11

(photos by Skye Schmidt)



May 4 - 8:00 pm, May 5 - 8:00 pm, May 6 - 2:00 pm, May 6 - 8:00 pm
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Dance Escape 

Sheron Wray, Artistic Director 

 

April 20 – 22, 2017

Claire Trevor Theatre

Graduate students from CTSA’s Department of Dance present a unique program of original choreography. This annual program is a student favorite and beams with energy and creativity. 

Performances
Evenings: Apr. 20, 21, 22 @ 8 p.m.
Matinee: Apr. 22 @ 2 p.m.

Tickets:
General $15
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $14
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11

(photos by Skye Schmidt)



April 20 - 8:00 pm, April 21 - 8:00 pm, April 22 - 2:00 pm, April 22 - 8:00 pm
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