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Alum Puppeteers for New York Premiere of Holiday Favorite

Jordan Brownlee (B.A., cinema and digital media ‘20) is a cast member for the New York premiere of Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas which plays at the New Victory Theatre Dec. 10- Jan. 2.

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KQED Praises Bogad Book as Essential Work by a Radical Performing Artist

An online KQED article has selected Performing Truth: Works of Radical Memory for Times of Social Amnesia by Professor L.M. Bogad as an “essential new book by a radical performing artist.” The piece by Nicole Gluckstern goes on to say “Bogad’s book offers a variety of road-tested activist artist tactics to create moments of creative protest and inspire radical consciousness.”

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International Puppet Festival Presents “The Bluest Eye”

International Puppet Festival Presents “The Bluest Eye”

The Department of Theatre and Dance production of The Bluest Eye will be presented at the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival in January 2022. The show was originally performed at UC Davis in spring 2018.

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Mindy Cooper Presents Ann Reinking Dance Scholarship

Professor Mindy Cooper is the chair of the Ann Reinking Scholarship Program which honors the late actress/dancer/choreographer. The program presented its first scholarship at a fundraising event in New York on Nov. 8. 

Upcoming Events

Seasonal Event

“Location and Listening”
Fall 2021

Location and Listening Website

The UC Davis campus will come alive with sound through an installation of six audio works responding to specific location created by students. Location and Listening, presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance, will be accessible at noon on Dec. 3 until 7 p.m. on Dec. 10. 

Seasonal Event

Auditions for “Clouds from a Crumbling Giant”
Winter 2022

For Head Count, Please Sign Up for Jan. 3

Shinichi Iova-Koga, the winter 2022 Granada Artist-in-Residence, will hold auditions for his collaborative project Clouds from a Crumbling Giant on Jan. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Theatre, Wright Hall. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for performers to warm up. 

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