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UC Davis Alumni and Staff Participate in One Act Play Festival in Sacramento

Several UC Davis alumni and staff members are working in various capacities on Sacramento’s Big Idea Theatre’s One-Act Play Festival. The three-week festival begins Jan. 25. 

Announcement

Alumna Sonya Eddy Wins Emmy Award Posthumously

Alumna Sonya Eddy (B.A., Afro-American studies, ’94) won a posthumous Daytime Emmy Award, nearly one year after her death. She was honored Dec. 15 with the Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for her work on General Hospital.

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Alumni Collaborate on Regional “Electra”

A quartet of UC Davis theatre and dance alumni are working together on the River Stage at Cosumnes River College’s production of Electra. Directed by Janey Pintar (MFA, dramatic arts, ‘22), the production opens on Oct. 13.

Announcement

Alumna Kim McCann Lawson Has Died

Alumna Kim McCann Lawson (MFA, dramatic arts, ’81), a distinguished actor and educator in the greater Sacramento region, died on Sept. 15.

Upcoming Events

Seasonal Event

Auditions for “(RE)Vision”

Sign Up for Feb.  27 

Sign Up for Feb. 28

The Department of Theatre and Dance will hold auditions for the spring performance of (RE)Vision on Feb. 27 and 28 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Hickey Gym. 

The auditions are for new works created by student choreographers. The auditions are open to all UC Davis students. 

Seasonal Event

The Laramie Project
Winter 2024

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Triggered by a hate crime which brought attention to the lack of hate crime laws nationwide, The Laramie Project is a riveting contemporary drama that challenges the inhabitants of a rural American community. The Department of Theatre and Dance presents the play Feb. 22, 23, 24, 29 and March 1 at 7 p.m. and March 2 at 2 p.m. in the Main Theatre, Wright Hall.  

Seasonal Event

Smooth Criminal, A Hip Hop Musical Theatre Workshop

Wyatt Pavilion

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop, internationally acclaimed Hip Hop performer/creator and alumnus Dahlak Brathwaite (B.A., English and theatre and dance, ’08) returns to UC Davis for a five-week workshop of material from a new Hip Hop musical Smooth Criminal. The project will culminate with free public performances March 7, 8 and 9 at the Wyatt Pavilion Theatre and begin at 7 p.m.

Wyatt Pavilion, Davis, CA
Seasonal Event

Our Town
Spring 2024

This timeless drama of life in the community of “Grover’s Corners,” Thornton Wilder’s Our Town is an American classic. The Department of Theatre and Dance presents the play May 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 at 7 p.m. and May 25 at 2 p.m. in the Wyatt Pavilion Theatre on Old Davis Road.   

Seasonal Event

(RE)VISION
Spring Dance Concert

The Department of Theatre and Dance will present “(Re)Vision,” the spring 2023 dance concert, June 4-6 in the Della Davidson Performance Studio, Nelson Hall. Performances begin at 7 p.m.

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