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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 Jane Page, head of the directing program at UCI, and will be presented in the intimate Robert Cohen Theatre. The play opens on Saturday, March 7, with matinee and evening performances through Sunday, March 15, 2020.

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

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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 the public will process and discuss issues addressed by the monument

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 artistic directors for this year’s production are Dance Department Chair Molly Lynch and Tong Wang. Esteemed choreographers presenting original works include Distinguished Professor Lar Lubovitch, Charlotte Griffin, Loretta Livingston, and Chad Michael Hall. The concert will also include excerpts of the romantic ballet La Sylphide, restaged by Tong Wang and choreographed by August Bournonville in 1836.

UCI Drama Presents Margaret Atwood’s THE PENELOPIAD

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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 of Penelope, Odysseus’ wife. The production boasts an all-female cast portraying both the female and male roles, incorporating quick on-stage costume changes and a myriad of characters. The show opens in the Claire Trevor Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 5, with matinee and evening performances through Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.

The UAG presents Katherina Olschbaur's "Dirty Elements"

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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 present a series of new paintings by Austrian-born, Los Angeles based artist Katherina Olschbaur in Dirty Elements, her first solo institutional exhibition in the U.S. On view in the Contemporary Arts Center Gallery January 11th through March 14th, 2020, the opening reception will be held on Saturday, January 11th from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

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 production includes works by Graduate student choreographers Beverly Jane Bautista, Leandro Glory Damasco, Jr., Aliya Kerimujiang, Chanel Natasha Kostich, Carl Douglas Sanders, Jr., Marc Spaulding, Radhanath Thialan, Krystal Matsuyama-Tsai, and Brittany N. Woo. 

Tony DeLap Honored with the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star

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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 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. The book, written by George Furth, tells the story of Robert, a confirmed bachelor who, on the night of his 35th birthday, contemplates his unmarried state. Throughout a series of several social events, his friends explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. Robert is forced to question his bachelorhood during a meaningful array of interactions. The show opens Sunday, Nov. 17, and closes on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2019, offering both matinee and evening performances.

“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

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

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