“Outside the Lines 3″ is the final event of the 2016/17 three-part dance series that brings the audience into the evolution of the performance process.
The performances take place May 25 through 27 at 7 p.m. in the intimate Vanderhoef Studio Theatre in the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with an action thriller, add a dash of Monty Python and you have “The 39 Steps,” a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre, a riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft.
The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance presents this acclaimed comedy in the Wyatt Pavilion Theatre May 11-13 and 18-20 at 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees on May 13 and 20. General audience tickets are $18.50, faculty/staff tickets are $17 and students/seniors tickets are $12.
This is the second event of a three-part dance series that brings the audience into the performance process. The unique formatting of this show provides the viewer an opportunity to see works in various stages of conception and development. Follow the evolution of an artist over the course of the year or watch new choreographers put their work on display; there will be new choreography from the students featured in the last series, as well as new students presenting dance works.
An artist’s relationship with this father, a Vietnam War veteran, is the inspiration for NAM WAR RAW MAN, a new play by UC Davis MFA candidate Lucas Hatton. The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Theatre and Dance Ensemble present the premiere at the Arena Theatre in Wright Hall March 2-4 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on March 4.
Award-winning playwright and director Kirsten Brandt, the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance Granada Artist-in-Residence, directs a contemporary adaptation of Euripides’ tragedy “The Trojan Women.”
The classic anti-war play runs Nov. 10-19, Thursday-Saturday at 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees Nov. 12 and Nov. 19. Performances take place in the Main Theatre, Wright Hall.
What story would you die to defend? What tale would you spin to justify dying for nothing? Tom Burmester’s Gospel According to First Squad tells the story of men at war in a distant land, and the stories they tell to get themselves home.
This bold, contemporary work by Davis native Tom Burmester is given its regional premiere by UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance and Theatre and Dance Ensemble in the Arena Theatre of Wright Hall on September 29-October 1 and October 6-8 at 7:00 p.m. and October 1 and 8 at 2:00 p.m.