“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.