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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 the dance department at the University of California, Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts as a Distinguished Professor.

Founder and artistic director of the New York-based Lar Lubovitch Dance Company for 48 years, he has produced more than 100 dances, and his company has performed in nearly all 50 U.S. states and over 40 countries. Lubovitch has been hailed as “one of the 10 best choreographers in the world” by The New York Times, a “national treasure” by Variety and among America’s “irreplaceable dance treasures” by the Dance Heritage Coalition.

“The addition of internationally renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch to the UCI dance
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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 Arts at the University of California, Irvine. Serving as interim dean since September 2014, Barker has ushered the school into a new era of excellence, fostering faculty diversity and interdisciplinary collaboration between arts and sciences and working diligently to ensure that UCI continues to be a hub of Orange County arts and culture.

“I’m very pleased to be able to make this announcement,” said UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman. “Stephen Barker really understands the university’s role in preparing our students for success in their chosen fields; in engaging the community in our dramatic, musical and visual arts; and in helping to introduce our students to the
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Registration for 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts for High School and Middle School Students Open

UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS LAUNCHES REGISTRATION FOR 2016 SUMMER ACADEMIES IN THE ARTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

IRVINE, Calif., (February 18, 2016) – The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has launched registration for its 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts.  The Academies are part of a movement by the school to provide meaningful opportunities for the community to engage with the arts on campus at UCI and to contribute to youth development.  These college and career preparatory intensives for high school and middle school students enhance students’ 21st century skills, and support college and career goals, self-confidence and leadership.

Talented and motivated students get to experience life as an undergraduate arts major, in which they receive practical and technical instruction in small classes taught by graduate instructors, professionals in the field and, in
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Registration for 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts is Open

UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS LAUNCHES REGISTRATION FOR 2016 SUMMER ACADEMIES IN THE ARTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

IRVINE, Calif., (February 18, 2016) – The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has launched registration for its 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts.  The Academies are part of a movement by the school to provide meaningful opportunities for the community to engage with the arts on campus at UCI and to contribute to youth development.  These college and career preparatory intensives for high school and middle school students enhance students’ 21st century skills, and support college and career goals, self-confidence and leadership.

Talented and motivated students get to experience life as an undergraduate arts major, in which they receive practical and technical instruction in small classes taught by graduate instructors, professionals in the field and, in
Read More: Registration for 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts is Open

Dance Visions Returns To the Irvine Barclay Theatre with Guest Artist Millicent Johnnie

DANCE VISIONS 2016 RETURNS TO THE IRVINE BARCLAY THEATRE
WITH NEW WORKS FROM FACULTY AND GUEST ARTIST MILLICENT JOHNNIE

 

IRVINE, Calif. (January 31, 2016) -- Dance Visions 2016, the major production of the year for the Department of Dance at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts, premieres original works February 12-14, 2016 at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Drawing upon the fusion of dance, music and theatrical elements the outstanding faculty will reveal new and exciting performance works. Co-artistic directors Molly Lynch and Lisa Naugle weave a fantastic program with choreography from Shaun Boyle, Donald McKayle, Tong Wang, and new faculty member Charlotte Griffin. The team is joined by special guest choreographer Millicent Johnnie along with music selections performed by the UCI Symphony Orchestra conducted my Maestro Stephen
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