Concert on the Lawn

Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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Bring your lunch to the North Campus Quad today as the Hodgson Wind Ensemble presents its seventh annual Concert on the Lawn at 12:30 p.m. 

The approximate 90-minute program will include "Schwanda, the Bagpiper, Polka and Fugue" by Jaromir Weinberger, "America, The Beautiful," "The Melody Shop" by Karl King, "The Pathfinder of Panama" by John Phillip Sousa, The Barber of Seville overture by Rossini, "Broadway Spectacular" by John Higgins and much more.

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble, conducted by Director of Bands Cynthia Johnston Turner, has earned an international reputation for...

University Theatre presents historical drama Mrs. Packard

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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 10 months 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 11 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...