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UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Coup de Comedy Festival Goes Global

Comedy Festival and Global Improvisation Initiative Symposium “Transform” on June 3-6, 2021 IRVINE, Calif. (May 12, 2021) - The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine, virtually hosts the 7th annual Coup de Comedy Festival returning after last...

Beall Center for Art + Technology awarded a research and planning grant from the Getty Foundation for Pacific Standard Time: Art x Science x LA

The region-wide collaboration opening in 2024 will explore intersections of art and science Irvine, Calif., Jan. 27, 2021 — A $100,000 research and planning grant from the Getty Foundation will allow The Beall Center for Art + Technology to join the third regional collaboration in the Getty’s...

UCI Drama Presents "Detroit ’67"

Dominique Morisseau’s play focuses on family ties during the historic Detroit race riots Irvine, Calif., January 27, 2021 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Detroit ’67, a story focused on relationships during the historic 1967 race riots...

The UAG presents "The Black Index"

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif. – UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery is pleased to present The Black Index, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas. The exhibition will be on...

UCI’s Summer Academies in the Arts Earns Praesidium Accreditation®

Outreach program, committed to safety, earns highest honor for abuse prevention practices Irvine, Calif., December, 15, 2020 – The Summer Academies in the Arts, an annual college and career preparatory program offered by the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California...

UCI Dance Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

  Irvine, Calif., July 1, 2020 – The Department of Dance in the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts welcomes two new Assistant Professors in Dance, Ariyan Johnson and Cyrian Reed, choreographer artists who specialize in hip hop and jazz dance.  The department conducted a year-long...

Gift from the Richard B. Siegel Foundation Supports CTSA Outreach

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) outreach unit was recently awarded a $20,000 gift from the Richard B. Siegel Foundation to support the school's community engagement programs. The school's outreach program partners with local schools and community organizations to share the talents...

UC Irvine Cross-Campus Collaboration Delivers New Certificate Program

New online certificate provides essential presentation skills Irvine, Calif., May 11, 2020 - UC Irvine’s top ranking Paul Merage School of Business and national leader Claire Trevor School of the Arts are pleased to announce a new, online professional development offering, Certificate in...

UCI Drama examines motherhood, inequality and humanity in Lisa Loomer’s LIVING OUT

UCI Drama examines motherhood, inequality and humanity in Lisa Loomer’s Living Out Irvine, Calif., February 25, 2020 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) presents Lisa Loomer’s Living Out, a comic drama focused on immigration and working mothers. The show is directed by...

American Monument Think Tank Marathon at the Beall Center for Art + Technology

DOWNLOAD THE THINK TANK PRESS KIT DOWNLOAD THE AMERICAN MONUMENT PRESS KIT BEALL CENTER - EXHIBITION PAGE American Monument Think Tank Marathon at the Beall Center for Art + Technology For two days scholars, lawyers, community activists, civil rights leaders, students, artists, and...

Dance Visions 2020 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre

Dance Visions 2020 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre Irvine, Calif., February 5, 2020 – The Department of Dance at the University of California, Irvine, presents Dance Visions, a concert showcasing choreographic works by UCI Dance Faculty, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, February 20-22, 2020. The...

UCI Drama Presents Margaret Atwood’s THE PENELOPIAD

A NEW PERSPECTIVE: CONTINUING UCI DRAMA’S YEAR OF WOMEN UCI Drama Presents Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad Irvine, Calif., January 17, 2020 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) presents Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad, a retelling of Homer’s The Odyssey from the perspective...

The UAG presents Katherina Olschbaur's "Dirty Elements"

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PRESS KIT Katherina Olschbaur Dirty Elements Curated by Allyson Unzicker Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) Gallery On View: January 11 – March 14, 2020 Opening Reception: January 11, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery is pleased to...

New Slate 2019 at the Claire Trevor Theatre

New Slate 2019 at the Claire Trevor Theatre Irvine, Calif., November 21, 2019 – The University of California, Irvine’s Department of Dance presents, New Slate, an annual dance production showcasing graduate student choreography, performing December 5-7 at the Claire Trevor Theatre. This...

Tony DeLap Honored with the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star

MEDIA ADVISORY Tony DeLap Honored with the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star EVENT: The University of California, Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) named Tony DeLap the recipient of the fifth Claire Trevor Commemorative Star. The Claire Trevor Commemorative Star is awarded to...

UCI Drama Opens its Season of Women with an Examination of the “Me Decade” in Company

UCI DRAMA OPENS ITS SEASON OF WOMEN WITH AN EXAMINATION OF THE “ME DECADE” IN COMPANY Irvine, Calif., October 31, 2019 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Department of Drama opens its 2019-20 season with Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning 1970 musical comedy Company...

“East Meets West” International Dance and Music Festival

“EAST MEETS WEST” INTERNATIONAL DANCE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL PRESENTS ITS FOURTH ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AT THE IRVINE BARCLAY THEATRE Irvine, Calif. – In its fourth year, the “East Meets West” Festival is a unique collaborative arts experience, showcasing dance works by students and professional...

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...