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UCI Drama Presents the Powerful Musical PARADE

UCI Drama Presents the Powerful Musical PARADE A Deeply Moving Piece Which Highlights Issues of Civil Rights                               ...

UCI Drama Presents THE ILIAD: MENIN (RAGE)

UCI Drama Presents THE ILIAD: MENIN (RAGE) Director Annie Loui Explores Cultural Alienation and Illuminates Great Literature                            ...

Four major gallery exhibitions open at UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts

  MEDIA ADVISORY Four major gallery exhibitions open at UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts EVENT: The Beall Center for Art + Technology along with the University Art Galleries (UAG) present four major exhibitions in all four galleries. The opening reception with the artists will...

Beall Center presents Embodied Encounters, an international inter-media exhibition

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PRESS PREVIEW KIT BEALL CENTER FOR ART + TECHNOLOGY AT UCI PRESENTS EMBODIED ENCOUNTERS   INTERNATIONAL INTER-MEDIA ART EXHIBITION EXPLORES NEW LANGUAGES OF COGNITION IRVINE, Calif. (September 1, 2016) – This Fall, the Donald R. and Joan F. Beall Center for...

Sharon Hayes presents AFTER BEFORE at UCI’s Room Gallery

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download) SHARON HAYES PRESENTS HER SOLO EXHIBITION ENTITLED AFTER BEFORE AT UCI’S ROOM GALLERY IRVINE, Calif. (September 1, 2016) -- The University Art Gallery (UAG) at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts is proud to present – for the second time – the inaugural...

UAG’S Emerging Artist Series Presents Jessica Chastain, Three Filmic Works by Maura Brewer

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download) UAG’S EMERGING ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS JESSICA CHASTAIN, THREE FILMIC WORKS BY MAURA BREWER IRVINE, Calif. (September 1, 2016) -- The University Art Galleries (UAG) at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts is proud to present Jessica Chastain by MFA alum...

Solo Exhibition “On This Island” Featuring New Film by Rosalind Nashashibi

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download) UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS PRESENTS SOLO EXHIBITION “ON THIS ISLAND” FEATURING A NEW FILM BY ROSALIND NASHASHIBI IRVINE, Calif. (August 25, 2016) -- The University Art Galleries (UAG) at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts is proud to...

“Shining Stars” Dance Program spreads inspiration to Orange County’s Children

“Shining Stars” Dance Program spreads inspiration to Orange County’s Children IRVINE, Calif. (July 28th, 2016) - Leaping back into action this summer, the “Shining Stars” Dance Organization will hold its 2016 Summer Dance Program from August 15th-20th on the UC Irvine campus. 100 young children...

Internationally acclaimed choreographer Lar Lubovitch joins UCI dance faculty

  Internationally acclaimed choreographer Lar Lubovitch joins UCI dance faculty. Innovative icon to serve as Distinguished Professor in Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Irvine, Calif., July 6, 2016 – Celebrated international artistic director and choreographer Lar Lubovitch has joined...

Stephen Barker named dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

  Stephen Barker to serve as dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts. In interim role, he fostered faculty diversity, arts/sciences collaboration and outreach. Irvine, Calif., July 5, 2016 – Drama professor Stephen Barker has been appointed dean of the Claire Trevor School of the...

UC Irvine’s Daniel Joseph Martinez Awarded the Coveted Berlin Prize by The American Academy In Berlin

UC IRVINE’S DANIEL JOSEPH MARTINEZ AWARDED THE COVETED BERLIN PRIZE BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY IN BERLIN IRVINE, Calif. (May 17, 2016) --  Daniel Joseph Martinez, Artist and Donald Bren Professor of Art UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts, has been awarded the Berlin Prize by the American...

New York Metropolitan Opera Star Janet Hopkins to Be Featured In The UCI Symphony Orchestra Spring Performance

NEW YORK METROPOLITAN OPERA STAR JANET HOPKINS TO BE FEATURED IN THE UCI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SPRING PERFORMANCE IRVINE, Calif. (May 10, 2016) – The UCI Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Stephen Tucker, is thrilled to welcome famed American dramatic mezzo-soprano Janet Hopkins for a one-night...

UCI Drama Highlights Hispanic Cast In Tony-Winning Musical EVITA

UCI DRAMA HIGHLIGHTS HISPANIC CAST IN TONY-WINNING MUSICAL EVITA IRVINE, Calif. (May 5, 2016) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents the Andrew Lloyd Weber/Tim Rice Tony-winning musical Evita, their second offering in the Irvine Barclay Theatre this season....

Meet the Cast of UCI Drama's EVITA at the Irvine Barclay Theatre

UCI DRAMA PRESENTS EVITA AT THE IRVINE BARCLAY THEATRE 27 – 28 MAY 2016 MEET THE CAST As a Department of Excellence within the Hispanic Serving Institution of UC Irvine, UCI Drama is proud to present the Latin American tale Evita featuring Hispanic actors in the four leading roles. Meet the...

IMPROV REVOLUTION PRESENTS COUP DE COMEDY 2016

IMPROV REVOLUTION PRESENTS COUP DE COMEDY 2016 FEATURING ARETHA SILLS, GRANDDAUGHTER OF VIOLA SPOLIN, DAUGHTER OF PAUL SILLS FOUR DAY FESTIVAL IS COMPLETELY FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IRVINE, Calif. (April 27, 2016) – UCI's Improv Revolution (iRev) will produce The Coup de Comedy...

Director Jane Page reveals her motivation and vision for AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

DIRECTOR JANE PAGE REVEALS HER MOTIVATION AND VISION IN THE DIRECTOR’S NOTE FOR AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Professor Jane Page, Head of Directing for the Department of Drama, is no stranger to storytelling while tackling current themes afflicting the world today. Page is known for drawing parallels...

Orange County’s Phil Anthropy House Supports Lorna & Robert Cohen Star Celebration

ORANGE COUNTY’S PHIL ANTHROPY HOUSE SUPPORTS LORNA & ROBERT COHEN STAR CELEBRATION IRVINE, Calif.  (April 14, 2016) – Irvine-based Phil Anthropy House recently signed on as sponsor of the upcoming celebration of Lorna and Robert Cohen, presented by UC Irvine’s Department of Drama and...

UC Irvine Symphony Orchestra’s Adoption of Santa Ana High School Orchestra Is Turning Saints Into Anteaters

  UC IRVINE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S ADOPTION OF SANTA ANA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA IS TURNING SAINTS INTO ANTEATERS IRVINE, Calif., (April 8, 2016) – It has been four years since UC Irvine (UCI) Symphony Orchestra Maestro Dr. Stephen Tucker adopted the Santa Ana High School (SAHS) Symphony...