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Triple Artist Exhibition Opening at the Beall Center for Art + Technology

MEDIA ADVISORY THE BEALL CENTER FOR ART + TECHNOLOGY PRESENTS PLAY: IN THREE ACTS A TRIPLE ARTIST EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY NINA WAISMAN, JOE MCKAY, AND DAVID ROKEBY EVENTS:  The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will host an exhibition opening...

Complete Casting Announced for Finding Neverland on Broadway; Teal Wicks to Play Mary Barrie

Casting is now complete for the Broadway production of Finding Neverland. Teal Wicks (Jekyll & Hyde, Wicked) and more will join a company that includes the previously announced Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer, Laura Michelle Kelly and Carolee Carmello...

UCI Play Explores American Racism, Through a Glass Darkly

Black History Month doesn't officially begin until Feb. 1, but for Orange County theater, it came a bit early. In early January, South Coast Repertory mounted a production of Matthew Lopez' Obie-Award-winning play The Whipping Man, set in the turbulent...

Guest Artist Aiyun Huang Joins The Gassmann Electronic Music Series

IRVINE, Calif. (January 23, 2015) – The Gassmann Electronic Music Studio in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at UC Irvine presents Wired Percussion: A concert of music for percussion and computers by Aiyun Huang, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall on the UCI...

Aiyun Huang Joins The Gassmann Electronic Music Series

The Gassmann Electronic Music Studio in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at UC Irvine presents Wired Percussion: A concert of music for percussion and computers by Aiyun Huang, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall on the

Shabnam Kalbasi Wins Metropolitan Opera Audition in Las Vegas

UCI Alumna, Shabnam Kalbasi, is one of four winners of the Nevada District’s Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, who will compete in February at Denver University’s Gates Concert Hall for the chance to sing at the Metropolitan Opera Grand Finals Concert. For more information: http...

Joe Lewis: Fashion Moda

Professor of Art, Joe Lewis is featured in an article written by Miss Rosen which explores the mission and lifecycle of Fashion Moda, an art space in heart of the South Bronx which operated from 1978-1993.

THE LIQUID PLAIN Explores Themes of Sexuality and Violence as Part of the Season of Love, Lust and Greed

IRVINE, Calif. (January 9, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department will present Naomi Wallace’s play THE LIQUID PLAIN from January 31 through February 8. The production is commissioned through the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s American Revolutions: the United...

Boston crafts school hosts talk about African Americans and craft on January 13

On Tuesday January 13, 2015, Boston's renowned North Bennet Street School presents "Making it in America: African Americans and Craft," a talk by Lowery Stokes Sims, chief curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City and an expert on...

PASSION to Take the Stage at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 1/23-25

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department will produce Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical PASSION with guest Director Kent Nicholson, January 23 - 25, 2015. The play is an essential part of the Department's second...

A Musical Theatre Revue for the Holidays!

A group of grads and undergrads performed a musical theatre revue for an audience of 300 at Leisure World, Laguna Hills on December 11, 2014. Pictured left to right:  Joey Abrego (BFA/Music Theatre ’16), Catherine Nickerson (BFA/Music Theatre ’15), Haylee Cotta (BFA/Music Theatre ’15), Zak...

PASSION Takes the Stage At Claire Trevor School of the Arts, An Interview with Director Kent Nicholson

IRVINE, Calif. (December 20, 2014) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department will produce Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical PASSION with guest Director Kent Nicholson, January 23 – 25, 2015. The play is an essential part of the Department’s second themed...

Michael Moshe Dahan’s short film “Two Points of Failure”

2014 Department of Art MFA Alumnus Michael Moshe Dahan’s short film “Two Points of Failure”  (2013) continues to be presented at prestigious international experimental film festivals. The piece made its international premiere in competition as part of the Tiger Shorts Program at the...

Edward Patrick Alva Returning to Sundance as Assistant Editor

Edward Patrick Alva returns to Sundance as the assistant editor on the film "The Hunting Ground" by Kirby Dick. From the Makers of "the Invisible War" comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses. Weaving together first-person testimonies, the film follows survivors as they...

CTSA Mounts A Triple Artist Exhibition Of Works By Nina Waisman, Joe Mckay, And David Rokeby At The Beall Center For Art + Technology

IRVINE, Calif. (December 16, 2014) -- The Donald R. and Joan F. Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will mount “Play: In Three Acts” highlighting three interactive works by three artists, Nina Waisman's Body Envelope (2012 to Present), Joe McKay’s Light...

Jesse Colin Jackson Named Hellman Fellow

Jesse Colin Jackson was named a Hellman Fellow for 2014.  Professor Jackson is one of more than 1,200 Hellman Fellows who over the last 20 years have gone on to become chairs and heads of departments, MacArthur Geniuses and faculty members with distinguished research track records. The...

Education & Training Learning resources for theatre professionals: December 15

Robert Cohen's book, "Acting Power", is listed in Susan Elkin's article which scours the market for learning resources to find the best applications to help students, performers and other theatremakers hone their craft.

Best Schools by Salary Potential for Art Majors (Full List)

University of California Irvine's Claire Trevor School fo the Arts was named #7 on the list of 2014-15 Payscale College Salary Report out of 79 colleges and universities. View the article and list.