University Theatre presents historical drama Mrs. Packard

Posted 2 years 1 month ago
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Written by Tony-nominated, Peabody and Obie Award-winner Emily Mann, Mrs. Packard is set in an asylum where abuses are perpetrated on the inmates and the sane ones must rely on their own mental strength and the kindness of others to survive:

Based on historical events, Mrs. Packard tells the story of a woman wrongly committed to an insane asylum by her husband, a strictly devout Calvinist minister, because she disagrees with his theology – publicly. 

“A key part of the University Theatre mission is to introduce audiences to amazing plays they wouldn’t otherwise get to see,”...

Danza Universiteria

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Tonight at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the Dance Building, the dance department presents the U.S. premiere of Danza Universiteria Costa Rica: Inercia

Come view some very special dance pieces from Danza Universitaria, the most famous, inventive and progressive professional contemporary dance company in Costa Rica. The company is renowned and has won national awards.

The performance is presented free of charge,  sponsored by the Franklin Visiting Scholars Program, LACSI, the President's Venture Fund, and the Willson Center.

A wonderful night of contemporary dance...

Great week of Concerts at the HHSOM

Posted 2 years 1 month ago

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music presents a terrific week of musical perfomances that show off a great diversity of music and some of the best talent UGA has to offer:

The National Youth Orchestra of Uruguay kicks the week off tonight with Distinguished University Professor of double bass Milton Masciadri on Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. The concert, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), features three UNESCO Artists for Peace: Ariel Britos, conductor; Ino Mirković, violin; and Masciadri.


2015-2016 University Theatre season

Posted 2 years 2 months ago

University Theatre has announced its 2015-2016 season, which includes a Tony award-winning musical, Machiavellian machinations, two comedies – one classic and one darkly contemporary, a New Play Festival, and award-winning dramas based on historical events. While it may be easy to get used to fantastic-season-after-fantastic-season from University Theatre, these productions require a tremendous amount work and resources to offer our students (and audiences) these splendid opportunities. The new season opens September 24 with a suitcase full of spare hands in A Behanding in Spokane by...

2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series

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On Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall, the UGA Symphony Orchestra will open the 2015­-2016 Second Thursday Scholarship Concert Series. The monthly event offers a terrific opportunity to enjoy the very best in performances by Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty and students AND the series is an important way to support scholarships for these very same students. Take a look at the schedule and get your tickets for the season today:

UGA Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, September 10 • 7:30 p.m.

Hodgson Concert Hall

Join the UGASO, under the direction...