The dance theatre duet company of Ric Rose, SoTD associate professor of dance, and Shane O’Hara will be presenting their new concert MAN – SPEAK – DANCE on February 8, 2014 at Richmond’s premier dance performance center, Dogtown Dance Theatre.
UF SoTD alum Dajuan Johnson will be shooting on NBC’s Days of Our Lives this week and recently guested on the show Bosch, a new series streaming on Amazon.
UF School of Theatre and Dance alum Reginald L. Wilson (MFA ‘11), who won an AUDELCO award for his performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, is the new stage production manager of the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY.
UF SoTD BA Danny Sharon (BA ‘08) is the assistant director in the new production Tales from Red Vienna. Tony Award winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur, Midnight in Paris) returns to Manhattan Theatre Club as Heléna, a woman who has lost her husband in World War I, and with him, her financial security. Struggling to maintain her way of life, she reluctantly turns to the oldest profession. Heléna manages to separate her secret life from her public persona – that is until she crosses paths with a man who has the power to expose and ruin her.
Students at last year’s CASE event at UF.
Join the College of Fine Arts and the UF-HHMI Science for Life Program this Saturday from 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom and Studio G-6 in the Nadine M. McGuire Pavilion for the 2014 Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event (CASE).
Do you have what it takes to perform alongside legendary artists Take 6? If so, get your a cappella group together and audition for the chance to either open for Take 6’s concert on February 15th or compete in the launch of “Can you take Take 6?” a sing-off competition with Take 6. “Can you take Take 6?” will be held at 2 p.m. on February 16th.
UF SoTD Professor Stan Kaye is working as a design consultant for the Villages Performing Arts Center, a major professional touring venue for the region with a projected completion date of October 2014.
Image from Phoenix Entertainment
UF SoTD Lighting and Costume Design students toured the set of Rock of Ages at the Curtis M. Phillips Center with NY-based Lighting Designer Driscoll Ott. The production had a performance in Gainesville on Jan. 10. Ott and the students shared a meal together and saw the show.
Make sure to catch Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, playing at the Hippodrome Theatre until Feb. 2. UF SoTD alum Director Lauren Caldwell (MFA Theatre ‘90) is joined by seven other SoTD alumni and faculty in the recent broadway hit that is dramatically funny and surprisingly touching.
UF SoTD Assistant Professor Mihai Ciupe while on sabbatical next fall will be enhancing his design skills working with Emmy Award-winning, LA-based designer John Lacovelli on modern techniques of scenic design. Lacovelli has worked on a range of films, documentaries and TV shows, including Babylon 5 (1994) and the TV series Lincoln Heights.