Events

East Meets West 2019: International Dance and Music Festival

Lisa Naugle and Tong Wang, artistic directors

 

October 22, 2019
Irvine Barclay Theatre

An evening of performances celebrating dance and music from around the world! "East Meets West" began in 2015 when the UCI Department of Dance, Shanghai Normal University, and Beijing Normal University collaborated in the creation of a week-long exchange series of classes and events. Since then, the program expanded, engaging both the local southern California dance community and our international partners from China and abroad.This week-long festival features open master classes, seminars and workshops with our partner universities and cultural organizations,culminating in a global celebration of music and dance.

More information and a full schedule of events are coming soon.

Performances
Matinee: Tuesday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Evening: Tuesday,
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New Slate 2019

Kelli Sharp, artistic director

 

December 5 - 7, 2019

Claire Trevor Theatre

An exciting showcase of original choreography by MFA candidates in Dance. This concert is the first full weekend of the year and features a collection of dances that uniquely reflects the enormous talent of UCI choreographers and dancers. 

Performances
Evenings: Dec. 5, 6, 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Dec. 7 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets
General admission: $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $15
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $11

Dance Visions 2020

with the UCI Symphony Orchestra

Molly Lynch and Tong Wang, Artistic Directors
Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

 

February 20 - 22, 2020

Irvine Barclay Theatre

This annual premier dance concert of the season presents exhilarating choreography by the UCI Dance faculty, showcasing the talent of undergraduate and graduate performers. Works in a variety of genres will be staged and choreographed by Lar Lubovitch, Chad Michael Hall and Tong Wang. The performance is accompanied by the UCI Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker.

Performances
Evenings: Feb. 20, 21, 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets*
General admission: $25
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $21
Arts Subscribers: $19
UCI Students & Children under 17
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Dance Escape 2020

Artistic director, TBA

 

April 30 - May 2, 2020

Claire Trevor Theatre

Featuring the choreography of graduate-level students
More info coming soon!

Performances
Evenings: Apr. 30; May 1, 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: May 2 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets
General admission: $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $15
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $11

Physical Graffiti 2020

Artistic director, TBA

 

May 14 - 16, 2020

Claire Trevor Theatre

Undergraduate students showcase their choreography
More info coming soon!

Performances
Evenings: May 14, 15, 16 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: May 16 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets
General admission: $18
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $15
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $11