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Creative Connections in the Community

Claire Trevor School of the Arts students take their creativity and enthusiasm for arts to K-12 schools across Orange County each year, thanks to the Creative Connections program. In the first six months of each year, arts majors serve as Teaching Artist Interns for one to five hours each week...

UAG presents "B L U E W A V E" by the late artist Lutz Bacher

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PRESS KIT B L U E  W A V E  L u t z  B a c h e r "You are here and you have me and we are daring and desperate and dangerous operatives saving the world and planning the destruction of evil" IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s University Art Galleries is pleased...

UC Irvine’s Room Gallery presents "Beirut Lab: 1975(2020)" in the Room Gallery

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PRESS KIT UC Irvine’s Room Gallery presents Beirut Lab: 1975(2020) in the Room Gallery IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s Universities Art Galleries (UAG) are pleased to present Beirut Lab: 1975(2020) or again, rubbed smooth, a moment in time__caesura. The exhibition will be on...

"American Monument" to be 'un-paused' at The Beall Center for Art + Technology

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT American Monument to be “un-paused” at The Beall Center for Art + Technology IRVINE, Calif. – The Beall Center for Art + Technology at University of California Irvine (UCI) presents American Monument, an artwork by lauren woods that examines the cultural conditions...

A Tribute to Tony DeLap, honoring the life and work of a brilliant artist and educator

MEDIA ADVISORY A Tribute to Tony DeLap, honoring the life and work of a brilliant artist and educator EVENT: A Tribute to Tony DeLap. UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Laguna Art Museum, Orange County Museum of Art, and Parrasch Heijnen Gallery will hold a public tribute to celebrate the...

OC Community Foundation Awards $150K in Grants to Local Arts Organizations

The OC Community Foundation recently awarded $150K to nonprofit organizations across Orange County. These organizations are dedicated to encouraging involvement in the arts and provide programs that support art and culture in the community...

Paul Taylor American Dance Company Pays Special Tribute to Donald McKayle

As a tribute to the passing of world-renowned choreographer and former UCI Dance Faculty Member, Donald McKayle, Paul Taylor American Dance Company (PTDC) will include three of McKayle’s most notable choreographic works in their fall season at the Lincoln Center: Crossing the Rubicon (2017),...

Summer Dance ‘Intensive’ Embodies Improvisation

S. Ama Wray, Ph.D., associate professor of dance, was featured in the El Paso Herald-Post for her work conducting an Embodiology workshop at The University of Texas at El Paso's Fox Fine Arts Center. "A half dozen or so pairs of bodies set in a circle moved in tandem though almost never in sync...

Choreographers Get Lab Time to Experiment Without Restrictions

Professor Molly Lynch, chair for the Department of Dance, is featured in "Voice of OC" for her upcoming National Choreographers Initiative 2019 showcase. By Kaitlin Wright "Molly Lynch, professor and chair of UC Irvine’s Department of Dance, has over 35 years experience creating, producing, and...

Dr. S. Ama Wray is Making New Global Strides

In May 2019, Associate Professor of Dance at UC Irvine, Dr. Ama Wray, was invited to the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Good-Global Summit at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. This Summit aims to amalgamate the work of both scientific and artistic innovators in hopes of utilizing AI in...

AMERICAN MONUMENT to be “un-paused” at The Beall Center for Art + Technology

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PRESS KIT BEALL CENTER - UPCOMING EXHIBITION American Monument to be “un-paused” at The Beall Center for Art + Technology Monument public viewing and co-production to launch October 5, 2019 “Unveiling” and Related Public Events in February 2020 Irvine, Calif., June...

UCI commencement ceremonies to take place June 14-17

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.

UCI Drama gets into “The Pajama Game”

All year long, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Drama Department has produced outstanding performances in adherence with their theme, “Against All Odds.” The 2018-2019 season will come to an end with the production of “The Pajama Game,” a story...

REVIEW: THE PAJAMA GAME

Racially diverse casting skyrockets a sixty-five-year-old Broadway classic into the 21st century without sacrificing an iota of its Golden Era charm in UCI Claire Trevor School Of The Arts’ big-stage, big-talent revival of 1954’s The Pajama Game.

REVIEW: "The Pajama Game" – Claire Trevor Theatre, UCI

The Show Reports Chris Daniels reviews the recent production of "The Pajama Game" presented at the final installment in the 2018-19 UCI Drama season.

Tony DeLap, Former UCI Art Professor and Groundbreaking Artist, Dies at Age 91

DeLap’s final public appearance, in January, was participating in a panel discussion at UCI Arts. For this occasion, the lucid nonagenarian exhibited his characteristic dry sense of humor while discussing memorable events from his years at UCI.

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts joins the We Have Voice Collective

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts proudly supports the We Have Voice Collective Code of Conduct. To learn more, and to read the entire code of contact, click here. The We Have Voice Collective promotes safe(r) workplaces in the performing arts. The code promotes zero tolerance for harassment...

Tony DeLap, pioneering West Coast figure in abstract art, dies at 91

Via Los Angeles Time, June 1, 2019 "Tony DeLap, the Orange County artist who helped to define West Coast minimalism through his meticulous exploration of the intersection of sculpture and painting, has died. He was 91. DeLap died Wednesday at his home in Corona del Mar, said his studio...