Theatre and Dance

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“NAM WAR RAW MAN”
Arena Theatre, Wright Hall

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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.

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

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Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, is master of comedy Christopher Durang at his best.

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London Dramatic Academy Workshop Mar. 6
Arena Theatre

Kathryn Pogson of the London Dramatic Academy will lead a performance workshop on March 6 in the Arena Theatre from 2:30-3:45 p.m. The workshop is free for all UC Davis students.

The London Dramatic Academy is an intense, thorough, enriching,
empowering and thought-provoking conservatory experience.  A
theatrical-training challenge not for the faint-hearted. Taught by
working professionals who know how to teach. 

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Arena Theatre, Wright Hall

Shakespeare’s classic comedy of fairies, mismatched lovers and amateur theatricals, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is performed by the undergraduate acting company of Professor Peter Lichtenfels’ DRA 122B class in Wright Hall’s Arena Stage. This performance is completely supported by the work achieved in the class and opens a window into the world of performance education at an advanced level.

Ticketing for this workshop performance is a pay-what-you-want at the door policy. Suggested donation is $5. 

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Have You Thought About an Internship?

Location: Art Annex 107

An internship is a great opportunity to learn about career opportunities and develop work skills. Paid or unpaid internships offer an opportunity to gain valuable work experience, and define career paths. This workshop will provide ideas of how to find internships, and you will learn of internship opportunities for majors in the Arts Group. 

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

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Outside the Lines 2
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

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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.

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Call for Submissions for Film Festival at UC Davis 2017

Submissions are now open for new works by student filmmakers for Film Fest @ UC Davis 2017. Celebrating its 17th year, the committee is seeking short films no longer than eight minutes in length (including credits) by April 21. Entries are open to all UC Davis students and recent graduates. 

The festival itself will be held in late May at the historic Varsity Theatre in Davis.

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Resume Development

Location: Art Annex 107

Learn 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. Registration is not required.

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

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