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With an Eye on the Future, Segerstrom Center for the Arts is Out to Improve the Community

"...Some take place online. In August, center officials invited John Crawford, UC Irvine associate professor of dance and media arts, to collaborate with dancers from Russia’s Mariinsky Theatre, who were at the center to perform in “Tour de Force III.”  Crawford attended a rehearsal with the dancers, introducing them to an interactive digital media system he invented. The center streamed the creative back-and-forth  live on Facebook, attracting nearly 11,000 viewers to this artistic encounter. Dwyer says this, too, is part of the center’s new mission."


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“East meets west” international dance festival presents two performances nov. 5

"EAST MEETS WEST” INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL PRESENTS TWO PERFORMANCES NOV. 5 AT THE CLAIRE TREVOR THEATRE

Irvine, Calif., October 28, 2016 – Dancers from UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Dance, Beijing Normal University, and Shanghai Normal University will perform a variety of pieces inspired by the traditional dances from both the U.S. and China. This is a unique opportunity for the Orange County community to experience the joyful display of the culture’s colorful costumes, music and talent. There will be a matinee and evening performances on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Claire Trevor Theatre on campus.

The event is sponsored by the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at University of California, Irvine, Charlie Zhang, Ruth Ding, Dr. Lin Shao Quan, Ying Foundation, cheer Pan, Ya ya, Huang Dong Ping, Luo Ming, Wu Li and Ma Xiao Yu. 

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UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House 2016

 

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UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House Presents a Backstage View to a World of Talent

EVENT:
Celebrate the Arts at the annual Trevor School Open House! The event is a rich palette of performances, which showcase the talents of the students and faculty. Art exhibitions, musical concerts, dance performances, dress rehearsals and more take place in various venues. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the productions as you tour practice and performance spaces. It is an exhilarating evening of food and festivities throughout our Arts campus. This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN/WHERE:
5:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, October 27, on the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Campus. Mesa Parking Structure Parking Lot (grid D3 on campus map:
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MULTIPLEX DANCE Company Hosting West Hollywood Dance Festival

Assistant Professor of Dance Chad Michael Hall’s dance company, MULTIPLEX DANCE, is hosting the West Hollywood Dance Festival on August 16 – August 20, 2016. The festival offers five exciting days of dance workshops, rehearsals and performances. LINK.


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“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 will partake in this student and alumni produced program that bridges the gaps between Orange County’s underserved communities and access to the arts in higher educational institutions.

Just as “Shining Stars” accomplished last year in the first ever program of its kind for children ages 5-12 years old, the 2016 program participants will receive a week of physical dance training in jazz, hip hop, tap and ballet in a program that takes place on the UC Irvine campus. They were also introduced to academic ideas and critical issues, such as positive body image, improvisation, dances from other parts of the world, careers in dance, and dance as a subject of study
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