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Alums Collaborate on “What Is Bae?”

MFA alum Lucas Hatton and BFA alumna Leah Daugherty are collaborating on “What Is Bae?” for Bike City Theatre Company. Billed as a sketch show and a play, the production begins performances on Feb. 7 at Sudwerk Brewing Co. in Davis.

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Professor and Alumna Work on Center REP Production

Professor Maggie Morgan, costume designer, and alumna, Julia Eccles, actor, are working together on the Center REP Theatre’s production of Alan Ayckbourn’s “Communicating Doors.”

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Alum to Teach Improv Course

MFA alum Lucas Hatton will be teaching an improv comedy course for Bike City Theatre Company. The five-week course begins Jan. 16 at Sudwerk Brewing Co. in Davis.

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“The Bluest Eye” Selected by Kennedy Center American Theatre Festival Regionals

The judging committee for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival has selected the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance production of “The Bluest Eye” for its regional competition in February 2019.

Upcoming Events

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Branding the Arts, Humanities and Heritage

This two-day workshop will explore the implications of digital documentation for the area of arts, humanities, and cultural heritage. As Michael Brown writes, the ‘information society’ ‘has proven adept at stripping information from the cultural contexts that give it meaning’ (2005). Digitization seems inevitable for the preservation and circulation of arts and heritage, but how might we shape that process to acknowledge local contexts of obligation and reciprocation?

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“Flora The Red Menace”
Winter Quarter Granada Production

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“Flora the Red Menace,” the first collaboration between the creators of “Cabaret” and “Chicago,” will be resurrected by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance. The musical by Tony Award winners John Kander and Fred Ebb will be presented in the Wyatt Pavilion Theatre Feb. 28 – March 9.

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ITDP: Bachelorette
Lab A Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Bacholerette” by Leslye Headland as an Institute for Exploration of Theatre, Dance and Performance (ITDP) production. The comedy, which explores the darker side of female friendships, is directed by undergraduate student Sarah Assaad.

The work will be performed March 8 at 7 p.m. and March 9 at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Lab A Theatre in Wright Hall. 

Seasonal Event

Outside the Lines, Winter Quarter
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

New choreography created by graduate and undergraduate students is showcased in the winter quarter edition of “Outside the Lines.” 

Running Thursday through Saturday, March 14 to 16 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. performance on March 16, “Outside the Lines 2” is presented by the College of Letters and Science’s Department of Theatre and Dance in Wright Hall’s Main Theatre.

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Call for Submissions for 2019 Film Fest at UC Davis

Submissions are now open for new works by student filmmakers for Film Fest @ UC Davis 2019. Celebrating its 19th year, the committee is seeking short films no longer than eight minutes in length (including credits) by April 12. Entries are open to all UC Davis students and recent graduates. 

The festival will be held May 8 and 9 at the Varsity Theatre in downtown Davis. Doors open at 9 p.m. and screenings begin at 9:30 p.m.

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