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University Theatre: "A Lesson Before Dying"

Posted 2 years 9 months ago
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Beginning tonight in the Seney Stovall Chapel on Milledge, University Theatre presents "A Lesson Before Dying," adapted to the stage by Romulus Linney from the acclaimed novel by Ernest J. Gaines and directed by George Contini. Performances will be held Feb. 3-8 at 8 p.m. with a matinee Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m.:

"A Lesson Before Dying" is set in 1948 Louisiana. Jefferson, a young African-American, is the innocent bystander of a liquor store shootout. He is falsely accused of murder, convicted and sentenced to death after a trial in which his own defense lawyer asserts that he is not...

Dance: Emerging Choreographers Dec. 5 & 6

Posted 2 years 11 months ago

The department of dance presents the Emerging Choreographers Informal Showing on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive:

The showing marks the second performance of the annual fall semester Young Choreographers Series, which premieres choreographic works by UGA dance majors. The works reflect each choreographer's creative process, movement vocabulary and artistic perspective.

"After working all semester conceiving a choreographic idea, developing vocabulary and then crafting that material in space and time with...

UGA Holiday Concert Dec. 4 and 5

Posted 2 years 12 months ago
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The great tradition afforded by a campus symphony orchestra and dynamic choral program returns with the UGA Holiday Concert preformances Dec. 4 & 5 in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall:

The concert brings together hundreds of student musicians from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music for an evening of seasonal selections by the UGA Symphony Orchestra, British Brass Band, Jazz Band and choirs.

"These concerts are one of the events that usher in the holiday season here in Athens," said Dale Monson, Hodgson School director. "They occupy a special place in our hearts and in university...

Dance students to premiere choreography at 2014 Senior Exit Concert

Posted 3 years 1 week ago
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The UGA department of dance will present the 2014 Senior Exit Dance Concert on November 12-14 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater in the Dance Building on Sanford Drive.  The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department presents this three-day event as part of the university's Spotlight on the Arts Festival.

The senior showcase is a demonstration of the unique artistic talents of the department of dance's senior bachelor’s degree candidates. Seniors Mollie Henry, Kalela Massey, Mirna Minkov, and Emi Murata will premiere their works at this week’s performances. 

In addition...

Graduate Acting Ensemble: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

Posted 3 years 1 month ago
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The Graduate Acting Ensemble in the department of theatre and film studies will present a two-night engagement Oct. 21-22 in the Cellar Theatre of the Fine Arts Building - Danny and the Deep Blue Sea by John Patrick Shanley:

A violent maniac and a neglectful mother walk into a bar, but the only punch lines are the scars they carry with them. Danny wants to fight his way out of this vicious world, and Roberta wants punishment for her awful life choices. When they cross paths one night in a dingy Bronx bar, they might be each other's last hope for redemption.

Tickets are $5...

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