Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House

Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House

Thursday, October 24, 2019

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

All Arts Campus

Our annual open house highlights the talents of our students and faculty. Art exhibitions, concerts, performances, dress rehearsals, and more take place in various CTSA venues. Get a behind the scenes look at productions as you tour practice and performance spaces. Join us for an evening of free festivities throughout our Arts campus!

Free admission and open to the public.

Schedule of Events:


5:30 p.m.

Kick Off on the Arts Stage
Dean Barker

5:30-8:00 p.m.

American Monument
Curated by Kimberli Meyer
Beall Center for Art + Technology

B L U E   W A V E
Organized by Monica Majoli
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery and University Art Gallery

Beirut Lab: 1975(2020)
Curated by Juli Carson and Yassmeen Tukan
Room Gallery

(See list of participating artists below)
Contemporary Arts Center: 4th Floor
Arts, Culture and Technology: 2nd and 3rd Floor
Special group exhibition - Art Culture & Technology building 2nd floor, Exhibition Space Room 2206

Arts Stage on Green Room Patio

The Arts Plaza

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Gillespie Studio 1100
Observe a workshop in Embodiology, a new technique for improvisation, led by Dr. S. Ama Wray.

6:00-6:30 p.m.

Gillespie Studio 1130
Observe a Pilates mat class led by Diane Diefenderfer.

6:30-8:00 p.m.

New Slate
Gillespie studios 1100 & 1130
Rehearsals for the New Slate performance, featuring graduate choreographers’ work.

Directed by Eli Simon
Claire Trevor Theatre

The Shakespeare Trial: The Merchant of Venice on Trial
Cohen Theatre

Hoodoo Love
Little Theatre

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

UCI Symphony Orchestra
Directed by Dr. Geoffrey Pope
Music and Media 220

Katherine Aungier
Eugenia Barbuc
Farshid Bazmandegan
Andrew Bennett
David Chen
Hiroshi Clark
Andre Comtois
Morgan Cuppet-Michelsen
Christine Dianne Guiyangco
Ian Dolton-Thornton
Caleb Engstrom
Eric Franco Aguilar
Tarik Garret
Ivy Guild
Jackson Hunt
Rachel Levine
Ethan McGinnis
Gabby Miller
Luis Moreno
Margaret Oakley
Joaquin Palting
Benjamin Reiss
Ellen Schafer
Jean Shon
Chris Warr
Gosia Wojas