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.
As a director and artistic director, Ari Laura Kreith will join
Luna Stage with an extensive resume of creating new work
through community engagement. Her work as Artistic Director in
theaters who work with original plays will continue Luna’s
tradition of developing vital new works for the stage.
Here are publicity photographs and set model for the
upcoming production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and
Spike. The Tony Award-winning comedy plays the Main
Theatre, Wright Hall, Feb. 23-25 and Mar. 2-4, Thursday
through Saturday at 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 25 and
Publicity photos by Huan Yu, copyright UC Davis, Set model
photo by John Iacovelli, copyright UC Davis
Here are publicity photographs and design concepts for the
upcoming production of The Shape of Things. The
contemporary drama plays the Lab A Theatre, Wright Hall, Jan.
19-21 and 26-28, Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. with 2
p.m. matinees on Jan. 21 and 28.
Publicity photos by Huan Yu, copyright UC Davis, Set model photos
by Elizabeth Kang, copyright UC Davis
This is the second event of a three-part dance series that brings
the audience into the performance process. The unique formatting
of this show provides the viewer an opportunity to see works in
various stages of conception and development. Follow the
evolution of an artist over the course of the year or watch new
choreographers put their work on display; there will be new
choreography from the students featured in the last series, as
well as new students presenting dance works.
A dynamic contemplation of human existence in time provides
the context for a remarkable evening of movement when the UC
Davis Department of Theatre and Dance presents Time Is
Passing By, created by the distinguished choreographer John
The 180 Series of courses provide exciting practical instruction
and participation in all aspects of theatrical and dance
production. Whether you are exploring these courses as a
Theatre & Dance Major, Minor, or are simply an interested
non-affiliated student, you will find passionate people working
to create art and tell stories on stage. We invite you to
join us at this link.
Emile Rappaport (B.A., theatre and dance, ‘19) works in
video production for the Los Angeles based Zach
King Team which specializes in making short, high
concept videos that are shared onto Tik Tok, Instagram, and
YouTube, though Rappaport originally arrived in L.A. to
pursue an acting career.