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Announcement

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.

Announcement

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.

Announcement

“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.

General information

Doctoral Student Program Receives State Grant

The California Arts Council, a state agency, announced that it plans to award $2,500 to a collaborative effort between the City of Davis, DJUSD, and the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance as part of its Professional Development grants program.

Upcoming Events

Seasonal Event

CIRCUS, An MFA Project
Arena Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents “CIRCUS,” an MFA project, created and performed by graduate student by Tara Brandel.  

The work will be performed April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Arena Theatre in Wright Hall. Admission is by donation, suggested $5. 

Seasonal Event

“{LOVE/Logic}”
Spring Quarter Production

Wyatt Pavilion Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents the world premiere of ”{LOVE/Logic},” a play by Andrew Nicholls, on May 16-18 and 23-25 at 7 p.m. and May 18 and 25 at 2.p.m. in the Wyatt Pavilion Theatre.  

Nicholls is the spring 2019 Granada Artist-in-Residence. The production is directed by alumna Josy Miller.

“LOVE/logic}” was showcased in the 2018 Ground and Field Theatre Festival under its previous title “Parity.”  

Seasonal Event

Outside the Lines, Spring Quarter
Main Theatre, Wright Hall

“Outside the Lines, Spring Quarter,” presented by the College of Letters and Science’s Department of Theatre and Dance, features new choreography created by graduate and undergraduate students.  

Performances are Thursday through Saturday, May 23-25 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. performance on May 25 in the Wright Hall Main Theatre.

The new choreographies in the performance have been curated by David Grenke, theatre and dance department chair. 

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