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Joel Veenstra Deserves a Standing Ovation for Work as General Manager of the New Swan Shakespeare Festival

Drama Lecturer Joel Veenstra has done an outstanding job as the General Manager for the New Swan Shakespeare Festival, having just completed his second year of teaching at UCI after graduating with his MFA in Drama from CTSA in 2011. Prior to his appointment at UCI, Joel served as the production...

Claire Trevor School of the Arts Announces the 2014-15 Season

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is pleased to announce the entire lineup of performances, concerts, and special events taking place on campus during the 2014-15 season. Season subscriptions go on sale Sept. 2, 2014 followed by individual ticket...

Amy Bauer Interviewed for BBC Documentary

Associate Professor of Music Amy Bauer was interviewed for the BBC Radio 3 documentary “Clocks and Clouds: An Adventure around György Ligeti,” produced by Alan Hall, which was nominated as a BBC 3 “pick of the week.” Bauer also gave papers at the Royal Musical Associations’ Music and Philosophy...

Christopher Dobrian Lectured on Computer Music Research in France

Professor of Music Christopher Dobrian was invited to lecture on his compositions and computer music research in a special doctoral seminar of the Université Paris- Sorbonne entitled “Entre l’idée et l’oeuvre” (Between the Idea and the Work) at the Ina GRM Studio in May. He also taught Classes in...

Sweet Smell of Success musical coming to the Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts

The musical “Sweet Smell of Success” is coming to the University of California, Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts from 5/30/2015 to 6/6/2015. Sweet Smell of Success (Music by the late Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Craig...

The Beall Center for Art + Technology brings Eddo Stern's Art and Gaming World to CTSA

The Donald R. and Joan F. Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will mount a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist and game designer, Eddo Stern. The exhibition entitled Eddo Stern: New Works will present five game based projects: Darkgame 4.0,...

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts mounts a solo exhibition of works by Ed Moses at the UAG

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: Cross Section will open Saturday, October 11...

A Tale of Two Shakespeares

tale of two Shakespeare companies: one benefiting from an intimate relationship with the well-funded, respected UC Irvine theater department and has created one of the most striking performance venues you will ever see; the other a gypsy troupe that...

‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘Hyperbole: bard’ at UCI’s New Swan, ‘Tempest’ brewing

After seeing a production of “Twelfth Night” last year, I decided it wasn’t one of Shakespeare’s better plays. New Swan Shakespeare Festival’s current production (running through Aug. 30 at UC Irvine) has convinced me there’s more to it...

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A poignant moment is captured during the presidential address at UCI.

Daniel Joseph Martinez in Exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York

The work of Professor of Art Daniel Joseph Martinez appeared in Bloodflames Revisited at Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York. For more information on Professor Daniel Joseph Martinez click on the link below: http://studioart.arts.uci.edu/faculty/resident-faculty/daniel-josephmartinez.html

New Swan Shakespeare Festival's Twelfth Night

You’ll understand the “no late seating” warning if you first take in the amazing New Swan Shakespeare Festival’s sustainable, portable outdoor mini-Elizabethan theatre in daylight hours, a reproduction built...

New Swan Shakespeare Festival returns to UC Irvine

Eli Simon knows a thing or two about giving William Shakespeare’s plays a breath of fresh air. Simon serves as the artistic director for the New Swan Shakespeare Festival, a seven-week-long event to be hosted at UC Irvine from Thursday through...

Kevin Appel in First Solo Exhibition in New York

Professor of Art Kevin Appel had a solo gallery exhibition last spring at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe in New York. For more information on Professor Kevin Appel click on the link below: http://studioart.arts.uci.edu/faculty/resident-faculty/kevinappel.html

Molly Lynch Commissioned to Create New Work for Sacramento Ballet

Associate Professor of Dance Molly Lynch was commissioned to create a new work, “Passing,” for Sacramento Ballet’s Modern Masters Series. Lynch was also the Artistic Director for the 11th Annual National Choreographers Initiative, and was selected to present her choreography “Soaring” at the CORPS...

Andrew Palermo's World Premiere of NICKEL MINES to Play Claire Trevor School of the Arts, 5/31-6/7

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Nickel Mines, an original work by Creator/Director/Choreographer and faculty member Andrew Palermo, as its final offering in a season which has focused on the theme of...

Best of 2014: Audio Escape

Digital Arts undergrads created Pintour, this Kickstarter-funded project, in which large Google Maps-style pins are placed throughout the arts school. Scanning the pins’ QR codes links you to various audio tours, each with its own narrative and set of cha

Erasing Pereira

William Pereira’s meticulous master plan for UC Irvine has not just been ignored—but undone. Our critic, architect Alan Hess, calls for a return to Pereira’s futuristic vision and philosophy.