Alumna Alicia Coca, B.A. theatre 2018, appears in South Coast Repertory
Theatre’s upcoming production of the romantic musical
comedy She Loves
Me. Running Jan. 25 through Feb. 22, two
clerks in a 1930’s Hungarian parfumerie are constantly at odds,
unaware that, outside of work, they’re each falling madly in love
with an anonymous pen pal, unaware that it is the other.
Alumna Jasmine Washington, B.A. 2018, appears in Big Idea Theatre’s upcoming
production of “The Revolutionists.” Running Jan. 17 through Feb.
15, the girl-powered comedy centers on four beautiful, badass
women who lose their heads during the French Revolution’s Reign
Broadway and London theatre veterans, designers, graduate
and undergraduate students are coming together to bring life to
the award-winning comic adventure “Peter and the Starcatcher.”
The cast has begun rehearsals and the shops are busy
building the scenery and costumes for the show. Scenic designer
Samantha Reno and costume designer Kikyou Yan have shared their
renderings to give you a preview of the production. The winter
quarter production will be performed Feb. 27-29 and March 5-7 in
the Main Theatre.
Here is a look at the lineup of villains’ costumes featured in
The Enchanted Cellar Clearance Sale. The two-day event is Oct. 18
& 19 in the Arena Theatre, Wright Hall. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. All
photos by Justin Han, copyright UC Regents.
The Enchanted Cellar, the costume rental service operated by the
UC Davis College of Letters and Science’s Department of Theatre
and Dance, is closing. All rental costumes will be sold Oct. 18
and 19 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Arena Theatre, Wright Hall.
There will also be a silent auction of the most popular rental
costumes and drawings to win film-inspired character costumes at
3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on each day. Drawing tickets are $5 each or
three for $13.
Professor John Iacovelli shares his photographs of his set models
for the South Coast Repertory Theatre’s production of “Sweeney
Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” The production runs in
Costa Mesa Jna. 19 through Feb. 16.
John Iacovelli, professor of theatre and dance at UC Davis,
and alum Kent Nicholson are collaborating on the South Coast
Repertory Theatre’s upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and
Hugh Wheeler’s award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd, The
Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Iacovelli is scenic
designer and Nicholson is the dark musical’s director.
These are the scenes from the script of “Flora the Red Menace”
that will be used in the auditions. Please click the link for a
specific character’s material. Characters may have more than one
scene, so please read all of their scenes.
Learn how to dig into a screenplay and mine the gold necessary to
have an audition that stands out. Explore options on how to get a
foot in the TV/Film/Webisode world and find out ways to use
social media to increase your chances.
UC Davis alumni are working alongside each other in a bilingual
production of Dr. Seuss’s beloved classic “A Cat in the Hat/El
Gato Ensombrerado” at the Bay Area Children’s Theatre in
Maria Castro serves as the show’s production manager, while
Jennifer Vega plays the role of The Fish/El Pez. Alumna and
lecturer Michele Apriña Leavy is the production’s Movement
Director (Directora de Movimiento).
UC Davis students and alumni are working alongside each other at
this summer’s Davis Shakespeare Festival.
Charlie Lavaroni, student in the Department of Theatre and Dance,
is appearing in various roles in the musical comedy “On the
20th Century” which is directed by the festival’s
co-artistic director Gia Battista, a Theatre and Dance alumna.
This year’s “Arts and Humanities Graduate Exhibition at UC Davis”
showcases the work and research of graduate students across
seven disciplines — art studio, design, art history, music,
theatre, creative writing and French — at the Manetti Shrem
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