Two acclaimed butoh performers Kota Yamazaki and Mina
Nishimura have returned to UC Davis to create the choreography
for “Every-Body, No-Body,” scheduled for Dec. 6 through
8. The original work features graduate and
undergraduate dancers/performers. Our photographer, Justin Han,
recently attended a rehearsal to capture the work in development.
All photographs by Justin Han, copyright UC Regents
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
Here is a preview of Gospel According to First
Squad which is being its regional premiere at UC Davis.
Production runs September 29 through October 8 at Wright
Hall’s Arena Theatre. All photos are by Huan Yu, copyright UC
Enter the Enchanted Cellar, a costume rental service operated by
the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance, and you can be
transformed into Harry Potter, Princess Leia, Superman or the
Wicked Witch of the West. Browse through this photo gallery for a
look at some highlights from our imaginative collection of
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UC Davis Theatre and Dance professor Margaret Laurena Kemp
performed her three-part performance art piece, Untitled
Project Involving Bodies, Dirt, and Space, in the Arboretum,
May 7-8, 2016. The work was directed by Ph.D. candidate Lisa
Quoresimo. The photos are courtesy of UC Davis Arboretum and
Public Garden, copyright UC Davis.
Russia’s past and present mingle in UC Davis production of
Nikolai Gogol’s “The Government Inspector” — a savage satire
from 1836, involving rampant greed and corruption in Czarist
Russia — is one of those plays that you read about in
history books, but seldom get to see on stage.
Americans still read the novels of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Leo
Tolstoy (who came after Gogol), and the great plays Anton Chekhov
wrote between 1896 and 1904 are still staged in these parts
(witness the Art Theater of Davis production of “Uncle Vanya”
The UC Davis Theatre and Dance Department welcomes back alumna
Patricia Miller to direct the biting satire “The Government
Inspector.” It will be performed Nov. 12-22 at the Main Theatre
in Wright Hall.
“The Light & Dark Arts: A Radical Magic Show” at the University
of California, Davis, looks closely at the ways in which secrets
are embodied in today’s society, drawing parallels between magic
acts and issues such as economic manipulation, political
deception, vanishing resources and social transformation.
This student-centric performance by the Department of Theatre and
Dance is directed by Aaron Gach, Granada Artist-In-Residence. The
production pulls back the curtain and illuminates the most
shadowed corners of today’s real-world theatre of conflict.
The UC Davis’ Department of Theatre and Dance’s winter production
of Woyzeck is set to open on Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. The
production will run through March 8 in the main theatre at Wright
The play, written by German dramatist Georg Büncher, tells the
story of the eponymous protagonist, Franz Woyzeck, a working
class man who deals with psychological trauma. The story explores
themes of class, violence and the fragility of the human psyche.
The Theatre Department’s Granada Artist-in-Residence, Bob
McGrath, will direct Neil LaBute’s adaptation of Woyzeck.
Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Woyzeck”
UC Davis’ ‘Woyzeck’ features madness, murder
Special to The Enterprise
February 13, 2015
Neil LaBute’s intriguing adaptation of Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck”
will be presented by the UC Davis department of theater and
dance Feb. 26-March 8 on the Main Stage of Wright Hall. “Woyzeck”
is a theatrical examination of a young man who is abused by a
power structure that dehumanizes him, driving him to madness and
Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘The Fantasticks’
University Talent To Perform Holiday Musical
Written By By JASON PHAM — Arts@Theaggie.Org
Published On November 25, 2014
Filed Under Arts, Front Page Story, Top Stories
On Dec. 4, the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance will
debut its fall musical, The Fantasticks, at Wyatt Theatre. The
musical is directed by staff member Kathy Morison and will mark
the department’s first holiday-themed production.
The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance 2014-15 season
presents three productions directed by internationally renowned
Granada Artists-in-Residence, three student showcases, as well as
unticketed ITDP (Institute for Theatre, Dance and Performance)
programs which open up the artistic process to the community. The
new season also brings the 14th Annual UC Davis Film Festival—a
co-production with Cinema and Digital Media, Art Studio and the
Department of Design as well as the Main Stage Dance Theatre
production being put on in the Spring.
The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance will host The Grapes
of Wrath Symposium on Friday, March 7, to explore John
Steinbeck’s work directly as well as the larger social, cultural
and historical issues it raises, while celebrating this 75th
anniversary year since the publication of the epic novel. The
symposium, open to the public and free-of-charge, will be held in
Lab A at Wright Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.