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Professor Receives Achievement Award At USITT Conference

Professor Receives Achievement Award At USITT Conference

Professor John Iacovelli was presented with the 2018 United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) Distinguished Achievement Award in Scene Design & Technology at the annual USITT Conference on Thursday, March 15.

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Alumna’s Incredible Design Featured in Fundraising Gala

A garment designed and created by theatre alumna Kristine Doiel, MFA class 2017, was one of the highlights of this year’s “Trashique,” a Fresno Art Museum fundraiser that showcases some over-the-top fashions made out of recycled materials. The event was held Feb. 24 in an aircraft hanger at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport. 

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Alumna Appears in Big Idea Theatre Production

Theatre alumna Leah Daugherty, class 2016, will appear in “Bachelorette” at Sacramento’s Big Idea Theatre. The production runs March 9 through April 7.

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Professor Designs Costumes for Play Seen on Both Coasts

Professor Maggie Morgan has designed the costumes for a new play “Office Hour” which is currently at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre. The production runs there until Feb. 11, when it shifts coasts and comes to the Bay Area’s Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The play runs in Berkeley from Feb. 22 through March 25. 

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Alumna/Author in Conversation

Renowned speech/communications coach, author and theatre and dance alumna, Janet G. Elsea, Ph.D., will take part in an informal conversation with David Grenke, Department of Theatre and Dance chair, on Friday, April 27 at 1 p.m. in Wright Hall’s Lab B. The event is free.  

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Auditions for Ground and Field Theatre Festival 2018
Della Davidson Performance Studio, Nelson Hall

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. 

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“The Bluest Eye”
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

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Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl growing up in the 1940’s, wants nothing more than to be loved. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school.

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