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Best Theatrical Ensemble Orange County 2014 - Twelfth Night

The venue—a 9-ton, three-tiered replication of an open-air Elizabethan-era theater—may be what garners the New Swan Shakespeare Festival attention, but Eli Simon's inventive staging of Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night truly soared because of his...

BWW Reports: LUKE YANKEE's New Play About the AFTERMATH of the TITANIC

A new play by award-winning playwright Luke Yankee will receive its world premiere at UC-Irvine this November. The Last Lifeboat is the untold story of J. Bruce Ismay, the owner of the White Star Line at the time of the sinking of the Titanic...

COUNTERTENORS MAKE HISTORY IN DIDO & AENEAS

UCI faculty and alum: From the iconic Three Tenors to the Three Mo’ Tenors who made a name for themselves in classical circles throughout the 90s, we fast forward to October 2014 where LA Opera presents a historic first! Meet The Three Countertenors...

Photos uncover the everyday beauty of Toronto’s post-war high-rises

Professor Jesse Colin Jackson most recent show Radiant City, on display in Toronto, Canada, is reviewed by The Globe and Mail.

Driven to Abstraction

It all began about 40 years ago, with a mysterious, dense black painting. Ken and Sandy Tokita were riveted by the piece the moment they saw it at the Margo Leavin Gallery in Los Angeles. But they had no idea why the small, diagonally gridded...

Moses Knows

Ed Moses is having an OC Moment with exhibits at Peter Blake Gallery and UCI (view page 132-3)

Diane Diefenderfer Presented Pilates Lecture in Japan

Lecturer of Dance Diane Diefenderfer presented lectures and workshops on “Dance and Education and Pilates Method for Physical Conditioning” at the Tsukuba Summer Institute (TSI) in Ibaraki, Japan. TSI is a week-long seminar/workshop for undergraduate and graduate students in physical education and...

Ulysses Jenkins in Group Exhibtion at MoCADA

Associate Professor of Art Ulysses Jenkins had work in the group exhibition a/wake in the water: Meditations on Disaster. This group show at MoCADA was a film, video and new media exhibition that explored the ways Black bodies experiences hazards and natural disaster. For more information on...

Theater Expert Robert Cohen’s 4 Tips for Getting Onstage

Robert Cohen is a university professor, theater director, playwright, and drama critic who has written 20 books on the art of theater and acting. When did your love for theater begin? I started going to the theater when I was 6 or 7. My parents....

UCI Theatre Promises Passionate Performances

Love theater but hate driving up to LA? Me, too! So let's take advantage of having UCIrvine's Department of Drama right in our own backyard. Check out these three upcoming shows. The Last Lifeboat looks at the Titanic tragedy from a different...

2014-2015 Season Brochure

Welcome to the 50th Anniversary of UC Irvine — and to the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ 2014-15 season of exciting exhibitions, performances, and special events. Since its founding in 1965, the School of Fine Arts has been a unique and vibrant presence in the community, nationally, and...

Myrona DeLaney Directed “Hello, Dolly!”

Lecturer of Drama Myrona DeLaney recently directed Hello, Dolly!, a production of the Saddleback Civic Light Opera and the Department of Theatre Arts, at the beautiful McKinney Theater on the Saddleback College Campus. For more information on Myrona DeLaney click on the link below: http://...

Amy Bauer Speaks at International Music Conference and Conducts Research on György Ligeti

Associate Professor of Music Theory, Amy Bauer, gave the lecture “Ideology, Compositional Process, Optics and Form in Georg Friedrich Haas’ In Vain” at the VIII European Music Analysis Conference in Leuven, Belgium in September and the Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting in Milwaukee in...

David Brodbeck Presented at 18th Biennial International Conference in Canada

Professor and Rawlins Chair of Music David Brodbeck presented a paper entitled “Eduard Hanslick and the German Liberal Quid Pro Quo” at 18th Biennial International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music, held at the University of Toronto. For more information on Professor David Brodbeck click on...

Juli Carson Spoke at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna & Secession

Professor of Art Juli Carson spoke at the Art as Exhibition conference at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna & Secession. The conference sought to “investigate how exhibition formats may be inherent in specific modes of artistic production and subsequently in an artwork itself.” For more...

Monica Majoli Curated an Exhibition at the MAK Center in Los Angeles

Professor of Art Monica Majoli recently curated an exhibition on the late artist Tony Greene with Judie Bamber for the Schindler house at the MAK Center in Los Angeles. For more information on Professor Monica Majoli click on the link below: http://studioart.arts.uci.edu/faculty/resident-...

Lisa Naugle and John Crawford Take Dance Students to Perform in Rome

Professor of Dance Lisa Naugle and Associate Professor of Dance John Crawford took six CTSA dance students to Italy last summer to participate in a collaborative project and performance in choreography, music, and video at the University of Rome. The dancers performed Professor Naugle’s new...

Simon Penny Gave Keynote Speech at FIT Conference

Professor of Art Simon Penny recently gave the keynote speech at the FIT conference at the Attenborough Center, University of Sussex, UK. For more information on Professor Simon Penny click on the link below: http://studioart.arts.uci.edu/faculty/resident-faculty/simonpenny.html