Events

Heart of Dance

Presented by Lar Lubovitch

 

October 21 & 28, November 11 & 18, 2017

11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST

Claire Trevor Theatre

In collaboration with New York University and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, the Department of Dance at UCI is proud to launch a new multi-location performance series streamed live from New York. The series will feature studio performances by Ron K.Brown/Evidence, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Martha Graham Dance company, and Mark Morris Dance Group, presented by Lar Lubovitch in the Jack Crystal Theater (111 2nd Ave, 5th Floor, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York). Each performance will be followed by an interactive discussion between the UCI audience with the dancers and choreographers in New York by video conference.  

Free admission; reservations required

Reservations will be made available starting in September.


Performances

La Tempesta

Co-Directed by Lisa Naugle, Riccardo Santoboni and John Crawford

 

Friday, October 27, 2017

8:00 pm

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

 

Free admission; reservations required

For reservations and more information, visit http://21c.arts.uci.edu/emergence

Institute for 21st Century Creativity
Art + Technology + Design


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New Slate 

Molly Lynch, Artistic Director

 

December 7 – 9, 2017

Claire Trevor Theatre

 

Enjoy the first UCI Department of Dance concert of the season, New Slate, an exciting program featuring the diverse talents of graduate student choreographers. The program includes original works and promises something for every dance enthusiast.

Performances
Evenings: Dec. 7, 8, 9 at 8 p.m.
Matinee: Dec. 9 at 2 p.m.

TICKETS ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11

Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or email
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Dance Visions 2018

Chad Michael Hall and Tong Wang, Artistic Directors

 

February 22 – 24, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre*

Dance Visions, the prime annual production by the Department of Dance, is ready to thrill audiences with original choreography from the illustrious dance faculty including Lar Lubovitch, Donald McKayle, Shaun Boyle D’Arcy, Molly Lynch, and Lisa Naugle, with video by John Crawford. Their vibrant and provocative compositions will feature graduate and undergraduate dance students in works that draw on the fusion of dance, music, media and theatrical elements. The showcase also includes the UCI Symphony Orchestra, a premiere ensemble from the Department of Music, with selections conducted by Maestro Stephen Tucker.

Performances
Evenings: Feb. 22, 23, 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Feb. 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets:
General $25
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff
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Dance Escape

TBA, Artistic Director

 

April 19 – 21, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Graduate students from CTSA’s Department of Dance present a unique program of original choreography. This annual program is a student favorite and beams with energy and creativity. 

Performances
Evenings: Apr. 19, 20, 21 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Apr. 21 at  2:00 p.m.

TICKETS ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11

Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or email artstix@uci.edu.  (Schedules are subject to change
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Physical Graffiti

Lisa Naugle, Artistic Director

 

May 3 – 5, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent. 

Performances
Evenings:  May 3, 4, 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee:  May 5 at 2:00 p.m.

TICKETS ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11

Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or email artstix@uci.edu.  (Schedules are subject to change. See posted schedule at
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