After a successful launch in fall 2017, the Ground & Field Theatre Festival (GFTF) at UC Davis returns to introduce new works for the stage. Co-produced by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance and the Theatre and Dance Ensemble, the festival’s public performances take place Oct. 4-6 in the historic Wyatt Pavilion Theatre.
The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance will showcase a series of new student-created work. “Collaborative Stages: Student New Works Festival” will feature a series of new plays and dances conceived, created and performed by undergraduate and graduate students.
Presented in two different programs, “Collaborative Stages” will feature new plays by undergraduate students Rose Kim and Jordan Wilson and dances choreographed by undergraduate students Pratistha Bajracharya and Olivia Schlanger, and graduate student Lena Polzonetti.
Department of Theatre and Dance presents “WEREWIRE: A Highwire Sound Installation,” created by doctoral student Ante Ursić. This collaborative presentation is scheduled for Monday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Della Davidson Performance Studio in Nelson Hall. It is free and open to the public.
The UC Davis Theatre and Dance Department and the Theatre and Dance Ensemble are holding auditions for the second annual Ground and Field Theatre Festival. An exciting partnership formed to create and develop new plays and musicals for a sustainable future, the creative team is looking for actors and technicians to participate in the 2018 festival.
“Gibraltar,” a powerful drama that explores how we tell the stories of grief, opens the UC Davis College of Letters and Science’s Department of Theatre and Dance 2017-2018 season. The play is written by Octavio Solis and directed by UC Davis graduate and Granada Artist-in-Residence Kent Nicholson, now director of musical theatre at Playwrights Horizon Theatre Company in New York.
Directors from New York and Los Angeles, playwrights from across the nation, world-class scholars and emerging theatre artists have come together for the inaugural season of the Ground & Field Theatre Festival (GFTF), an exciting partnership formed to create and develop new plays and musicals.