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A History Built on Stars

Eugene Loring, the founder of the Department of Dance and Anthony Tudor, who taught Dance for years in the early decades of the school, are featured dancing together in Loring's "The Great American Goof" for the American Ballet Theatre in 1940.

The Explorer

Ed Moses, at 88, refuses to be tied down to any style or concept, rejects the idea of “the artist,” and creates by embracing the happy accident. The small house in Venice, Calif., where Ed Moses lives is filled with his new paintings, spare diagonal...

A Gift of Art, A Special Fundraiser

The Department of Art is pleased to present a unique opportunity to support its programs and collaborative projects with a collection of prints by artists Kevin Appel, Barbara T. Smith, Bruce Yonemoto, and Liat Yossifor.  With your generous donation, you will receive one or more of the...

Claire Trevor Brakes for ‘Redline’

If you were walking through the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) last Monday, chances are you heard the emphatic shouts and the loud revving of engines as UCI and the Newport Beach Film Festival teamed up to present a free showing of the anime...

Neil Rolnick’s Mastering of Music and Technology

In the late 1970s, Neil boldly –– not without criticism –– pioneered the incorporation of early computers into musical performance. By creating and layering musical samples on top of each other, Neil discovered a whole new realm of possibilities. His...

Darryl Taylor Makes History in LA Opera

Professor Darryl Taylor along with John Holiday and G. Thomas Allen make up The Three Countertenors. These gifted African-American countertenors are making their LA Opera debuts in Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. Never before have three African-American countertenors been in one production...

A Season of Love, Lust and Greed

Drama at UC Irvine announces the 2014-2015 Season: Love, Lust and Greed Dr. Daniel Gary Busby, Chair of Drama at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine, announces the 2014-2015 Drama Season. Featuring works that explore the most basic human instincts: LOVE...

"Eddo Stern: New Works" at the Beall Center for Art + Technology elevates video games into an embodied experience

Gamers rejoice! A new exhibition by conceptual-tech artist Eddo Stern opened at the Beall Center for Art + Technology in Irvine, CA. Eddo Stern: New Works includes five interactive works of varying conceptual explorations, all equipped with video game...

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House

IRVINE, Calif. (October 20, 2014) -- The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine invites you to attend its fourth annual arts Open House on Thursday, November 6 from 5:30 – 8:00pm. As UCI and our School embark on this 50th anniversary year, the evening’s...

Eli Simon directs the world premiere of Clovni Extraterestri (Extraterrestrial Clowns)

ELI SIMON, Chancellor's Professor of Drama, returned to the National Theater of Romania in Cluj this fall to direct the world premiere of his original production, Clovni Extraterestri (Extraterrestrial Clowns), the second installment of his War of the Clowns saga.  VINCENT OLIVIERI,...

CTSA to Present THE LAST LIFEBOAT, Begin. 11/14

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine has announced the world premiere of a new play by award-winning playwright Luke Yankee. The Last Lifeboat is the untold story of J. Bruce Ismay, the owner of the White...

CTSA Explores the Aftermath of Titanic in a World Premiere Play by Luke Yankee

IRVINE, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2014) -- The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is pleased to announce the world premiere of a new play by award-winning playwright Luke Yankee. The Last Lifeboat is the untold story of J. Bruce Ismay, the owner of the White Star...

Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine to Host Family Day, 10/18

The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts will have its free Family Day on Sat., October 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. around the Arts Plaza of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine. Children...

Beall Center’s Free Family Day On Sat., October 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IRVINE, Calif. (October 14, 2014) -- The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will have its free Family Day on Sat., October 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. around the Arts Plaza of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine. Children and...

Paint & Repeat: ‘Cross-Section’

With this year marking the 50th anniversary of UCI, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts decided to celebrate this landmark event with its inaugural exhibition, “Ed Moses: Cross-Section”. Besides being one of the most influential painters in West...

UCI Presents ED MOSES CROSS SECTIONS, Now thru 12/13

The University Art Galleries (UAG) at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts will mount a solo exhibition of paintings by Ed Moses, utilizing all three galleries and featuring works from the 1970s to the present. The exhibition entitled Ed Moses...

Ed Moses: The Lion of Venice Reflects on Maintaining the Fire

Ed Moses, the grand lion of Venice, California, sits in a black chair in his studio gallery slowly rotating, watching as studio assistants move his huge paintings on geometric canvases. These are from his crackaleur series, a mutation away from his...

UCI Professor-Violinist Haroutune Bedelian Presents Master Class to Saddleback Violin Students

UCI Music Professor Haroutune Bedelian is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, where, at age 20, he won the first prize in the BBC Violin Competition. He has performed in major cities, festivals, and concert halls throughout North and...