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A Documentary Film on “RANKED: THE MUSICAL” Premieres

Ranked: The Musical, which was developed in part at UC Davis through Catalyst Theatre/Ground and Field Theatre Festival, is the subject of a documentary film My So-Called High School Rank, produced by HBO. The film was recently presented at DOC5 Film Fest in Menlo Park, CA, and is making the rounds at numerous festivals this fall including the Woodstock Film Festival.

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Granada Artists Announced for 2022-2023

The Department of Theatre and Dance has selected the Granada Artists-in-Residence for 2022-2023. Erika Chong Shuch will be the fall quarter guest artist and David Adam Moore and Victoria “Vita” Tzykun will be the joint guest artists for winter 2023.

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Remembering Lighting Professor Thomas J. Munn

Tom Munn, professor emeritus of theatre and dance, died on June 24 at 78. He was a pillar of the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance, where he co-created the M.F.A. program in theatre, design. An acclaimed designer in the San Francisco Bay Area, he designed lighting and scenery for the San Francisco Opera for nearly a quarter century.

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Lyn Alessandra Appointed Production Manager at STC

Lyn Alessandra (B.A., dramatic art, ‘16) has been appointed as production manager for Sacramento Theatre Company (STC). 

Upcoming Events

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Auditions for The Fall Show — A Devised Work

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Erika Chong Shuch, Granada Artist fall 2022 for the Department of Theatre and Dance, will hold auditions for The Fall Show, a performance of epic and mundane stage directions from Charles Mee’splays. 

Auditions will be held on Sept. 26 and 27 in Arena Theatre, Wright Hall, 6-10 p.m.

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The Fall Show, A Devised Work
Fall 2022

The Fall Show, a devised work drawn from Charles Mee’s (re)making project, will be presented by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance Nov. 18-20 in the Main Theater, Wright Hall.  

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REFUGE- An Immersive Theatrical Experience
Winter 2023

REFUGE- An Immersive Theatrical Experience, a devised performance project, will be presented by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance March 2-4 in the Main Theater, Wright Hall.  

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Outside the Lines
Spring 2023

The Department of Theatre and Dance will present the spring 2023 edition of Outside the Lines on May 18-20 in the Main Theatre, Wright Hall. Performances begin at 7 p.m.

The program includes performances of new works by graduate and undergraduate students. The choreography has been developed under the guidance of Professor David Grenke. 

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The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)
Spring 2023

The Department of Theatre and Dance will present The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) June 7-10 in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. Performances begin at 7 p.m.

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