Theatre and Dance

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Gospel According to First Squad
Arena Theatre, Wright Hall

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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.  

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What’s Next?
Life After Graduation

Making the transition to life after college can be a time of uncertainty for many students. Whether you know here you are headed, or you are not sure of your next steps this workshop will provide tools for creating your future. You will learn about campus resources for career and grad school planning as well as developing professionalism and preparing for work life.

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What Can I Do With This Major?

This workshop will provide strategies for researching and discovering careers related to your career aspirations, including key areas and job titles for each major in the Arts Group. Learn about major related internships and where alumni are now. Majors include: Art Studio, Art History, Cinema & Digital Media, Design, Film Studies, Music, Technocultural Studies, and Theatre & Dance.

***This workshop will count toward the mandatory requirement for seniors.***

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The Trojan Women
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

Award-winning playwright, director and producer Kirsten Brandt directs Euripides’ tragedy The Trojan Women and brings a bold new vision to this classic anti-war play–making it accessible for contemporary audiences. 

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Your Presence in Cyberspace: Social Media

Cyberspace is a great environment for highlighting your artistic knowledge and skills. In this workshop we will discuss the value, cautions to take, and how to utilize social media to gain the attention of prospective employers.

***This workshop will count toward the mandatory requirement for seniors.***

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Outside the Lines
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

Outside the Lines brings an audience into the process of choreography. The performance showcases works in various stages of conception and development and articulates and illustrates the perspective and objectives of the artists and collaborators. The showcase is full of performances from the students of the UC Davis Theatre and Dance Department’s Dramatic Arts Program including undergraduate and graduate student choreographies and work from our very own Theatre and Dance Department Head, David Grenke.

 

 

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Resume Development

This workshop is aimed to support students in the ARTS interested in pursuing careers outside of academia. We will discuss how to make your resume stand out from the crowd, and the use of keywords to describe your experience, skills, and qualifications. Resume samples for each major in the Arts Group will be provided.

***This workshop will count toward the mandatory requirement for seniors.***

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Creative Job Search Techniques

In this workshop you will learn creative job search techniques to discover information about specific jobs and related career opportunities. Bring your laptop, tablet or smart phone, and practice new ways to search the internet, learn how to find the skills and qualifications for specific job titles and salary information, and how searching for career opportunities goes beyond the internet search.

***This workshop will count toward the mandatory requirement for seniors.***

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