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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 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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Tony DeLap Honored with the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star

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

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

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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 under which African-Americans lose their lives to police brutality. Initially inaugurated at the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach in September of 2018, the monument’s production was paused there by the artist as an act of protest. Beall Center Artistic Director David Familian was present at the enactment of the pause and was moved by the work. “I am immensely proud that the Beall will now host this significant work of art,” says Familian.

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

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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"

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

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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 view in the Room Gallery, October 5 – December 14, 2019. 

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

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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 life and work of the late Tony DeLap who passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at his home in Corona del Mar, California. The memorial will take place on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Friends, family, and colleagues will share stories and memories to honor DeLap’s legacy and the many facets of the artist’s life as a family man, teacher, magician, and revered California artist. A hosted reception will follow the program. WHEN/WHERE:

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