Dance Escape 2024

Dance Escape 2024

S. Ama Wray, artistic director


April 18-20, 2024

Claire Trevor Theatre

The Department of Dance presents the thrilling annual spring showcase, Dance Escape! Join us for an unforgettable evening as M.F.A. choreographers present a dynamic program of original new works that celebrate the extraordinary talents of both graduate and undergraduate dancers. Get ready to be mesmerized by their creativity, passion, and artistry as they transport you to a realm of movement and emotion, combining the synergy of innovation and tradition in a one-of-a-kind performance.

Approximate run time:
Act 1: 25 minutes
12 minute intermission
Act 2: 24 minutes
Total: 61 minutes (1 hour 1 minute)

  • Performances may contain strobe/flashing lights and/or fog/haze effects.

Evenings: April 18, 19, 20 at 8 p.m.
Matinee: April 20 at 2 p.m.

General Admission: $25
Senior Age 62+: $22
UCI Faculty, Alumni, Staff, Emeriti and Retirees: $22
Arts Packages (3+ events): $21
Groups 10+: $20
Students & Youth Age 17/Below: $10

   Discounted Advance Pre-Paid Parking Permits
Reserve at least the day before the event.

 Shuttle info
Service is available* for guests with disabilities or those with mobility issues, from the Mesa Parking Structure (MPS) to select shows throughout the season.
We recommend calling the Box Office at 949-824-2787 on the Wednesday or Thursday before your event (11 a.m.-4 p.m.) OR calling one hour before start time on event day.
* Subject to change

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Performance Program

April 18, 2024 - 8:00pm
April 19, 2024 - 8:00pm
April 20, 2024 - 2:00pm
April 20, 2024 - 8:00pm