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The visual and performing arts inspire and enlighten us. They provide solace, help us rise above difficulties and uplift our spirits during times of change and confusion. “Art is essential to the well-being of individuals and society...”
May 14 would’ve marked the opening night of UCI Dance Department’s annual undergraduate choreography showcase, “Physical Graffiti.” The shift to remote rehearsals following the show’s cancelation didn’t stop the cast and creative team from performing.
“Performance is the golden thread of connection among living bodies,” said Stephen Barker Ph.D., Dean, UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA), during a recent Zoom interview. “It captures the essence of the human experience.”
The UCI Dance Department faculty created some new incredibly choreographed works for this year’s “Dance Visions” at the Irvine Barclay Theatre from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22. Both undergraduate and graduate dancers performed five pieces that were highly...
Zippia.com, a career expert website, recently published their annual study on the best colleges offer the best career opportunities for Dance Majors in California. University of California-Irvine Department of Dance at CTSA is ranked #2.
UCI will host commencement services for its 54th graduating class over four days in the Bren Events Center. Between Friday, June 14, and Monday, June 17, 11 ceremonies will take place – with UCI awarding 10,323 undergraduate degrees to 9,403 Anteaters.
YOMO/Intermedia is part of a bi-coastal collaboration connecting faculty and students from Rhode Island School of Design RISD and UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts. YOMO includes contributions from Professor Kyna Leski’s students in the Architecture
Award-winning choreographer and educator Donald McKayle was considered one of the pioneers of 20th-century modern dance. His pieces on the black experience in America still resonate. (Read more from the LA Times...)
Donald McKayle mixed love with melancholy in his 2015 lyrical dance piece “Bittersweet Farewell,” which honored deceased friends — bonds made during 70 years working on Broadway and in television, movies, modern dance and academia.