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UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Names Samantha Lin as the 2019 Annual ASTAIREAWARDS® Scholarship and Award Recipient

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Names Samantha Lin as the 2019 Annual ASTAIREAWARDS® Scholarship and Award Recipient Irvine, Calif. – The Claire Trevor School of the Arts' department of dance, at the University of California, Irvine, is pleased to announce fourth-year dance student Samantha...

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School Announces Summer Music Program for Adults

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School Announces Summer Music Program for Adults The “In The Band” Fantasy Camp Let’s You Be a Member of the Band!   Irvine, Calif., May 1, 2019 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts is launching its new “fantasy music camp” for adult solo musicians...

“This is bigger than music.” UCI & Santa Ana High symphony collaboration results in more Saints than ever applying to be Anteaters

“THIS IS BIGGER THAN MUSIC.” COLLABORATION OF UC IRVINE AND SANTA ANA HIGH SCHOOL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS RESULTS IN MORE SAINTS THAN EVER APPLYING TO BE ANTEATERS Irvine, Calif., (March 18, 2019) – “This collaboration has never been about developing musicians, it has always been about developing...

UCI Drama Presents the California Premiere of James Fritz’s Provocative Play PARLIAMENT SQUARE

UCI DRAMA PRESENTS THE CALIFORNIA PREMIERE OF JAMES FRITZ’S PROVOCATIVE PLAY PARLIAMENT SQUARE Irvine, Calif., February 28, 2019 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts presents the California premiere of the provocative new play Parliament Square written by award-winning...

Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, a Retrospective

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PRESS PREVIEW KIT BEALL CENTER FOR ART + TECHNOLOGY AT UCI PRESENTS CHRISTA SOMMERER & LAURENT MIGNONNEAU, A RETROSPECTIVE On View: February 9 – May 25, 2019 Opening Reception: February 9, 2019, 2-5pm Holiday Closure: Feb. 18, March 23-31 IRVINE, Calif. (...

UCI Arts Presents an Intermedia Performance Focused on Our Earth’s Oceans and Climate Justice

  UCI ARTS PRESENTS AN INTERMEDIA PERFORMANCE FOCUSED ON OUR EARTH’S OCEANS AND CLIMATE JUSTICE Irvine, Calif., January 28, 2018 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) presents the experimental intermedia performance “Your Ocean, My Ocean" (YOMO). Produced by UCI’s...

UCI Drama plays with language and love in the classic THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

UCI DRAMA PLAYS WITH LANGUAGE AND LOVE IN THE CLASSIC THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, GUEST DIRECTED BY SHISHIR KURUP Irvine, Calif., November 20, 2018 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama continues its 2018-19 season, entitled “Against All Odds,” with Oscar Wilde’...

Simone Forti receives the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award

MEDIA ADVISORY Simone Forti receives the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award EVENT: The Art of Performance in Irvine: Simone Forti and Friends WHEN/WHERE: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018, Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL) at the Claire Trevor School...

UCI Drama Celebrates Women in Law with the Award-Winning Musical LEGALLY BLONDE

UCI DRAMA OPENS ITS SEASON BY CELEBRATING WOMEN IN LAW WITH THE AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL LEGALLY BLONDE Irvine, Calif., October 22, 2018 –  UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama opens its 2018-19 season, entitled “Against All Odds,” with the irresistibly fun musical...

First Glimpse: Introducing The Buck Collection at the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download) First Glimpse: Introducing The Buck Collection at the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art Curated by Kevin Appel, Stephen Barker, and Cécile Whiting On View: September 29, 2018 – January 5, 2019 Opening Reception: September 29, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. IRVINE...

Ella de Búrca's FLAT AS THE TONGUE LIES bids sound, text, kinetic sculpture and video

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download) UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS PRESENTS FLAT AS THE TONGUE LIES, A SOLO EXHIBITION BY ELLA DE BÚRCA IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s Room Gallery is pleased to present new works by Ella de Búrca in her first U.S. solo exhibition Flat As The Tongue Lies,...

UCI Drama tackles rage, love, and disillusionment in Green Day’s American Idiot

UCI DRAMA TACKLES RAGE, LOVE, AND DISILLUSIONMENT IN GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT Irvine, Calif., May 10, 2018 –  UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama wraps its 2017 – 18 season, The Business of Politics/The Politics of Business, with Green Day’s iconic and defiant...

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Names the Annual ASTAIREAWARDS® Scholarship and Award Recipients

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Names the Annual ASTAIREAWARDS® Scholarship and Award Recipients The Department of Dance Honors Laman Musayeva and Rachel Wu Irvine, Calif., May 3, 2018 – The Department of Dance in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California,...

A scientist in the dance studio

A Scientist in the Dance Studio When you think of the artistry of dance, it probably conjures thoughts of bodies in motion in theatres and rehearsal studios and not stark white stem cell research laboratories or clinics; for Dr. Kelli Sharp, it does. For her, it is just another day in the...

The Coup de Comedy Festival 2018 is back for a 6th year!

IRVINE, Calif.  (April 18, 2018) – UC Irvine's Improv Revolution (iRev) continues its tradition of The Coup de Comedy Festival 2018, a 4-day celebration of free fun for the community, featuring some of the best comedic talent in the world. iRev is an improvisational ensemble composed of...

Pioneer of the electric harp Zeena Parkins to perform at UCI

Irvine, Calif., April 16, 2018 –The Gassmann Electronic Music Series at UC Irvine will present a concert and improvisation workshop by composer, improviser, and pioneer of the electric harp Zeena Parkins. Ms. Parkins will perform her original work titled Captiva, a multi-movement composition...

UCI Drama investigates history repeating in Tony Kushner’s A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY

UCI DRAMA INVESTIGATES HISTORY REPEATING IN TONY KUSHNER’S A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Irvine, Calif., April 10, 2018 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama continues its 2017 – 18 season “The Business of Politics/The Politics of Business” with Professor Andrew Borba’s...

UCI Symphony’s meaningful connection with Santa Ana High School through develops through music

UC IRVINE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S ADOPTION OF SANTA ANA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA CONTINUES TO GROW, DEEPENING A MEANINGFUL CONNECTION FOR ALL Irvine, Calif., (April 2, 2018) – “This collaboration has never been about developing musicians, it has always been about developing young people who have been...