Genetic engineering and its promise of flawless children forms
the basis of “Perfect,” a new play by Jonathan Luskin. The drama
will be presented as a table reading by Catalyst: A Theatre Think
Tank (C3T) in collaboration with the UC Davis Department of
Theatre and Dance and the Jan Shrem and Maria
Manetti Shrem Museum of Art on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m.
A multi-sensory performance piece, “FOOD” will be performed March
4, 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. as the Department of Theatre and Dance
winter quarter production. The production is devised and
directed by Geoff Sobelle, Granada
The performances will be free and presented in a virtual format.
Links will be available in early 2021.
An open rehearsal with the ensemble of “[re:[CLICK],” led by
co-directors Margaret Laurena Kemp (Associate Professor, UC
Davis) and Roger Ellis (Assistant Professor, Northwestern
University) with media literacy expert Anuj Vaidya (PhD.
Performance Studies candidate, UC Davis), will be held on Nov. 21
at 11 a.m. (PST).
At the direction of the Chancellor, Professor David Grenke,
Department of Theatre and Dance chair, has decided to cancel all
performances of Outside the Lines, Winter Quarter, scheduled for
March 12-14 due to health concerns. We know you will
understand this decision and thank you for support of the
“Outside the Lines, Winter Quarter,” presented by the UC Davis
Department of Theatre and Dance, is an informal preview of new
choreography in progress created by graduate and undergraduate
the Tony Award-nominated composer of “Peter and the Starcatcher,”
will discuss his career and perform his songs and music at UC
Davis on Feb. 5. The event takes place in the Arena Theatre,
Wright Hall, at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
In fall quarter, the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance
presents “CLICK,” an innovative contemporary drama which
spotlights five students who struggle with their identity in the
digital age. The directors are now seeking audition videos.
Written by Jacqueline Goldfinger, Granada Artist-in-Residence,
the presentation will be performed online Dec. 3, 5, 10 and 11.
Jessica Phillips, a star of the national tour of the musical
“Dear Evan Hansen,” will discuss her career as a stage and
television actor and perform at UC Davis on Dec. 3. The
presentation/performance takes place in the Arena Theatre of
Wright Hall, at 5 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Phillips comes to Davis prior to a sold-out engagement of the
Tony Award-winning musical at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre.
Please be advised that this event has been re-scheduled from its
originally announced dates.
Kota Yamazaki and Mina Nishimura, whose work is strongly rooted
in butoh, a form of Japanese dance theatre, are choreographing
“Every-Body, No-Body” for the UC Davis Department of Theatre and
Dance in the College of Letters and Science.
Due to Circumstances, we will be presenting semi-staged concert
version of “Pippin” for two performances
The award-winning musical “Pippin” receives a semi-staged concert
when presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance on Sunday,
Feb. 25. The performances take place in the Ann E. Pitzer Center
at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Here are publicity photographs and set model for the
upcoming production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and
Spike. The Tony Award-winning comedy plays the Main
Theatre, Wright Hall, Feb. 23-25 and Mar. 2-4, Thursday
through Saturday at 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 25 and
Publicity photos by Huan Yu, copyright UC Davis, Set model
photo by John Iacovelli, copyright UC Davis
Here are publicity photographs and design concepts for the
upcoming production of The Shape of Things. The
contemporary drama plays the Lab A Theatre, Wright Hall, Jan.
19-21 and 26-28, Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. with 2
p.m. matinees on Jan. 21 and 28.
Publicity photos by Huan Yu, copyright UC Davis, Set model photos
by Elizabeth Kang, copyright UC Davis