Spring Dance Concert 2015

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

The 2015 Spring Dance Concert featuring faculty, guest choreographers and UGA students, runs April 9-11 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive.

[The concert features] UGA undergraduate students, many of whom are completing their Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts or minors in dance, for a performance of pieces that choreographers have been rehearsing with dancers since the beginning of the fall semester.


The concert highlights include guest choreography by Alexandre Munz from Paris, a Willson Center...

CORE Dance Concert

Posted 2 years 12 months ago

UGA's CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company's dance, aerial dance and multimedia concert continues Friday and Saturday Feb. 27- 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday March 1 at 6 p.m. in the New Dance Theater in the dance building on Sanford Drive.

"The Human Soul Connection" will guide the audience through an exploration of the human soul. Atlanta-based dance companies Staibdance and Zoetic Dance Ensemble will join students on stage.

"In this presentation of repertory and new works that explore the human soul connection, we will highlight the talent of UGA student artists,"...

Das furchtbarste Beispiel

Posted 3 years 3 days ago

University Theatre takes up the real struggle of the 20th century's most notorious failed artist:

the bold farce "Mein Kampf," written by George Tabori, the son of a holocaust survivor, on Feb. 19-21 and 24-28 at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance March 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building's Cellar Theatre.

In conjunction with this production, the UGA departments of theatre and film studies and German and Slavic studies are hosting an international symposium on "George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust" Feb. 26-28. Scholars and performers from around the...

UGA Opera Theatre: Mascagni's L'amico Fritz

Posted 3 years 1 week ago

UGA Opera Theatre brings the rarely-performed opera in three acts L'amico Fritz to the Fine Arts Theatre Feb. 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.

"I have wanted to bring this particular opera to UGA ever since I arrived here," said Frederick Burchinal, the Wyatt and Margaret Anderson Professor in the Arts and Opera Theatre director. "I had the opportunity to perform it with the San Francisco Opera in 1976 and fell in love with it. Now, we have the students in place to bring it to life."

The opera tells the tale of a wealthy landowner who...

University Theatre: "A Lesson Before Dying"

Posted 3 years 2 weeks ago

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...