Dance Senior Exit concert

Posted 4 years 8 months ago
dancers in mid-air, outdoors

With the Spotlight on the Arts festival just around the corner, campus wil be rung with performances. The Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Dance Concert is Nov. 6-8 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater:

The Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Dance Concert is choreographed by senior, junior and sophomore dance majors who will demonstrate their artistic talents, dedication and passion for the art of dance.  BFA candidate in dance Farrah Nixon and BA candidate in dance Tyler Williams will present their original choreographic work, along with third year BFA candidates Kalela...

Pride and Prejudice at University Theatre

Posted 4 years 8 months ago
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In a semester of great productions all over campus, perhaps the big feature event of the fall begins Nov. 7 when University Theatre presents a stage verison of the Jane Austen classic, Pride and Prejudice:

Director and associate professor in the department of theatre and film studies George Contini brings us a fresh new take that captures the novel’s wit and fire. He describes the play as a Regency “rom-com,” and observes that Austen originally wanted to title the novel “First Impressions.” “I’ve always felt that was the stronger title,” Contini said. “It’s one way this story still...

University Theatre present commedia dell'arte classic with 'The Servant of Two Masters'

Posted 4 years 8 months ago
Servant-of-Two-Masters, man with mask

Assistant professor T. Anthony Marotta makes his directorial debut when University Theatre presents 'The Servant of Two Masters' beginning Oct. 7:

Regarded as one of the greatest Italian plays ever written, he said, "The Servant of Two Masters" is in the style of commedia dell'arte, a popular form of street theatre that, for hundreds of years, has featured broad comic characters in masks.

"Commedia characters were living cartoons before the age of film," said David Saltz, head of the department of theatre and film studies. "They seem incredibly familiar to us because the...

UGA Symphony Orchestra to open 2nd Thursday season Sept.12

Posted 4 years 10 months ago

The Second Thursday Scholarship Series is one of the great traditions at the university and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and the series is set to begin anew on Thursday Sept. 12:

The series' opening concert will feature the UGA Symphony Orchestra Sept. 12 in a performance with bass-baritone Brandon Cedel, a winner of the 2013 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

The September symphony concert is one of the signal events of the new academic year and a great opener for the season to come, which includes the Holiday concert (held at the Classic center this year...

Javanese pop

Posted 5 years 2 months ago

A rare musical performance on Saturday, March 30 at 8 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, connecting the cultures of Java, Indonesia and Athens, Georgia.

The pieces performed will be reimaginings, remixes, and intermixes of the traditional music of Java, Indonesia, recorded by ICE graduate research assistant Kai Riedl and engineer Suny Lyons of the band Electrophoria. In addition to Electrophoria performing a handful of songs from their upcoming release this spring, Saturday's performance will feature a variety of local musicians including powerkompany, Revien, and Killick....