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Improv Revolution Presents Coup de Comedy Festival 2015 Honoring Keegan-Michael Key

IMPROV REVOLUTION PRESENTS COUP DE COMEDY FESTIVAL 2015 HONORING KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY FOUR DAY FESTIVAL IS COMPLETELY FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IRVINE, Calif. (April 16, 2015) – UCI's Improv Revolution (iRev) will present The Coup de Comedy Festival 2015.  iRev is an improvisational...

UCI Digital Filmmaking Debuts at the Newport Beach Film Festival

UCI DIGITAL FILMMAKING DEBUTS AT THE NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL FOURTEEN FILMS BY STUDENT FILMMAKERS TO LIGHT UP THE BIG SCREEN      IRVINE, Calif. (April 14, 2015) – UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School or the Arts (CTSA) is pleased to announce the Digital Filmmaking...

UC Irvine Symphony Orchestra’s Adoption of Santa Ana High School Orchestra Flourishes

UC IRVINE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S ADOPTION OF SANTA ANA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA RESULTS IN NEW INSTRUMENTS AND CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS IRVINE, Calif., (April 8, 2015) – In year three of what is proving to be an invaluable collaboration, the UC Irvine (UCI) Symphony Orchestra’s adoption...

Beall Center’s Free Family Day Saturday, April 18

UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS PRESENTS BEALL CENTER’S FREE FAMILY DAY ON SAT., APRIL 18, 11 A.M. TO 4 P.M. IRVINE, Calif. (April 7, 2015) - The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will have its free Family Day on Sat., April 18 from 11...

The Orange County Mini Maker Faire Is Back!

THE ORANGE COUNTY MINI MAKER FAIRE IS BACK AND ADVANCE TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW IRVINE, Calif. (March 31, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology and Blackstone LaunchPad announce the 2015 Orange County Mini Maker Faire (OCMMF), hosted by Irvine Valley College, on Sat., May 9,...

The Department of Drama Presents: BOEING-BOEING

LOVE & SEX IN THE ERA OF MAD MEN: WHO WOULD DON DRAPER FLY? THE DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA PRESENTS: BOEING-BOEING IRVINE, Calif. (March 16, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Marc Camoletti’s classic farce Boeing-Boeing. A madcap comedy listed in...

UCI, Chapman, and CSUF Launch Collaborative Arts Development Experience (CADE) in London

THREE ORANGE COUNTY UNIVERSITIES LAUNCH COLLABORATIVE ARTS DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE (CADE) TAKING STUDENTS AND LIFELONG LEARNERS TO ARTS + CULTURE HUB – LONDON IRVINE, Calif., (March 9, 2015) – Faculty and staff from Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts, CSU Fullerton’s College of the...

THE ELECTRA PROJECT: A conversation between Daniel Gary Busby and Mihai Maniutiu

IRVINE, Calif. (February 26, 2015) – In preparation for the Drama Department's presentation of THE ELECTRA PROJECT, UCI Drama Department Chair Daniel Gary Busby sat down with the Creator/Director and Distinguished Professor Mihai Maniutiu for some Q & A. Daniel Gary Busby: Where does THE...

THE ELECTRA PROJECT Brings an International Cast Together for a Music and Cultural Experimentation

IRVINE, Calif. (February 19, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department presents THE ELECTRA PROJECT, March 7 – 15, 2015. The production, which is the fifth installment in the department’s LOVE, LUST & GREED season, is written and directed by Mihai Maniutiu...

CTSA Launches Registration for 2015 Summer Academies in the Arts

  CTSA Launches Registration for 2015 Summer Academies in the Arts for High School and Middle School Students IRVINE, Calif., (February 6, 2015) – The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine launched registration for its 2015 Summer Academies in...

UCI’s Dance Department Offers a Unique Look at Dance Visions 2015

IRVINE, Calif. (February 3, 2014) – Dance Visions 2015 prepares to illuminate audiences with a mixture of new choreography and the re-staging of an American classic. This exceptional performance is being presented by the UCI Dance Department as a part of their 50th anniversary celebration for the...

Triple Artist Exhibition Opening at the Beall Center for Art + Technology

MEDIA ADVISORY THE BEALL CENTER FOR ART + TECHNOLOGY PRESENTS PLAY: IN THREE ACTS A TRIPLE ARTIST EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY NINA WAISMAN, JOE MCKAY, AND DAVID ROKEBY EVENTS:  The Beall Center for Art + Technology at UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will host an exhibition opening...

Guest Artist Aiyun Huang Joins The Gassmann Electronic Music Series

IRVINE, Calif. (January 23, 2015) – The Gassmann Electronic Music Studio in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at UC Irvine presents Wired Percussion: A concert of music for percussion and computers by Aiyun Huang, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall on the UCI...

THE LIQUID PLAIN Explores Themes of Sexuality and Violence as Part of the Season of Love, Lust and Greed

IRVINE, Calif. (January 9, 2015) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department will present Naomi Wallace’s play THE LIQUID PLAIN from January 31 through February 8. The production is commissioned through the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s American Revolutions: the United...

PASSION Takes the Stage At Claire Trevor School of the Arts, An Interview with Director Kent Nicholson

IRVINE, Calif. (December 20, 2014) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) Drama Department will produce Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical PASSION with guest Director Kent Nicholson, January 23 – 25, 2015. The play is an essential part of the Department’s second themed...

CTSA Mounts A Triple Artist Exhibition Of Works By Nina Waisman, Joe Mckay, And David Rokeby At The Beall Center For Art + Technology

IRVINE, Calif. (December 16, 2014) -- The Donald R. and Joan F. Beall Center for Art + Technology at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts will mount “Play: In Three Acts” highlighting three interactive works by three artists, Nina Waisman's Body Envelope (2012 to Present), Joe McKay’s Light...

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of The Arts Stages Revival of Eugene Loring’s Billy The Kid

IRVINE, Calif. (December 5, 2014) -- The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is thrilled to announce that as part of our 50th anniversary season the Department of Dance will stage a revival of founding faculty member Eugene Loring’s classic American...

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Elevates the Production with Professional Chops

CTSA Drama Gives Back to Orange County Community IRVINE, Calif. (Nov. 25, 2014) – The Department of Drama, Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine will mount Tennessee Williams’ classic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, opening December 6 and running through...