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Alumna in Musical at South Coast Repertory

Alumna Alicia Coca, B.A. theatre 2018, appears in South Coast Repertory Theatre’s upcoming production of the romantic musical comedy She Loves Me. Running Jan. 25 through Feb. 22, two clerks in a 1930’s Hungarian parfumerie are constantly at odds, unaware that, outside of work, they’re each falling madly in love with an anonymous pen pal, unaware that it is the other.

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Alumna Portrays French Revolutionary in Comedy

Alumna Jasmine Washington, B.A. 2018, appears in Big Idea Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Revolutionists.” Running Jan. 17 through Feb. 15, the girl-powered comedy centers on four beautiful, badass women who lose their heads during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.

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David Grenke Participates in Paul Taylor Celebration at Lincoln Center

David Grenke (left) in panel discussion at Lincoln Center. Courtesy photo.

David Grenke, Department of Theatre and Dance chair, recently participated in a seminar at New York’s Lincoln Center celebrating dance pioneer Paul Taylor, who passed away in 2018.

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Contemporary Dance Class Takes Pina Bausch Work Beyond the Classroom

Contemporary Dance Class Takes Pina Bausch  Work Beyond the Classroom

Students enrolled in Ekaterina Zharinova’s DRA 014: Introduction to Contemporary Dance recently took “The Nelken Line,” a classic work by the late dance pioneer Pina Bausch, to campus.

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Wayne Barker, Tony Award-Nominated Composer, at UC Davis
Arena Theatre, Wright Hall

Wayne Barker, 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.

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“Peter and the Starcatcher”
Winter 2020 Production

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The Department of Theatre and Dance will present the award-winning ”Peter and the Starcatcher” as its winter 2020 production. The adventure/comedy will be performed February 27-29 and March 5-7 at 7 p.m. and February 29 and March 7 at 2 p.m. in the Main Theatre, Wright Hall.

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