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Works by Undergraduate Students in Sacramento New Play Festival

Undergraduate students Kaiden Zaldumbide and Stephen Miller will have their works presented by Sacramento Theatre Company’s New Works Play Festival. The virtual festival runs March 11-14. 

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Bogad Recognized by U.S. Dept. of Arts and Culture

Professor Larry Bogad, Department of Theatre and Dance chair, has been recognized by the U.S. Department of  Arts and Culture as one of the 25 creative practitioners who will deepen and support the building of our People’s WPA platform.

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Bay Area Media Spotlights Bogad’s Activism

Prior to the recent presidential election, Professor Larry Bogad, Department of Theatre and Dance chair, spent the fall spearheading the creation of Delivering Democracy, a cohort of dancing mailboxes first deployed in Pennsylvania in order to encourage voting by mail. His efforts along with those of other arts activists are the focus of “The People’s WPA Isn’t Waiting Around for a Future ‘New Deal’” featured on the KQED website. 

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Graduate Student Featured In The New York Times

Graduate student Jennifer Grace is among the actors, who have played the iconic role of Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” interviewed in a New York Times article. 

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U Penn Professor Addresses Political Theatre

Watch Live March 2 at 1:10p.m.

The Department of Theatre and Dance will host a talk with University of Pennsylvania Professor Jennifer Ponce de Leon on the topic Another Aesthetics is Possible: Arts of Rebellion in the Fourth World War. The event is March 2 at 1:10 p.m. and is free and open to all.  

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“FOOD”
Winter Quarter Production

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A multisensory performance piece, FOOD offers up a dreamscape cooking show that promises to sate, disgust, amuse and amaze even the most discerning of appetites. 

The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance production is co-devised and directed by Geoff Sobelle, Granada Artist-in-Residence. The free performance livestreams on March 4, 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. PST.

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“Juliet and Romeo,” A New Musical
Spring Quarter Production/Catalyst: A Theatre Think Tank

A Shakespearean tragedy gets a contemporary musical comedy makeover when the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance and Catalyst: A Theatre Think Tank (C3T) present “Juliet and Romeo” in a free virtual production June 3-5 at 6 p.m.

“Juliet and Romeo” is developed in special collaboration with Southern Utah University’s Department of Theatre, Dance and Arts Administration with support from the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts and the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art.

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