The Nutcracker is the perennial favorite of generations of children and “children at heart.” The treasured holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Thrill to the same authentic Russian choreography that is performed in Moscow by the famous Bolshoi Ballet. Set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved music, including “Waltz of the Flowers, "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” and “Waltz of the Snowflakes,” the entire family will love this magical experience filled with spectacular sets and beautiful costumes.
Imagine an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. With a palette that also mixes captivating vocals and intricate choreography, Artrageous takes audiences on a one-of-a-kind visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity, and fun. The Artrageous artists, musicians, singers, and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons, and musical genres throughout the evening. The result is a uniquely entertaining show culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings.
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music's premier graduate brass ensemble will hold its fall recital. This recital is part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts festival.
Choreography and production by graduating senior dance majors. The 2016 concert will include choreography by 9 B.F.A. candidates performed by dance majors and minors selected by audition. Performances run at 8 p.m. Nov. 9-11. A reception will follow the Friday evening performance.
$8 students/seniors, $12 general admission
The 2016 Spring Dance Concert "Repertory in (Re)Search" will be presented by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of dance. Also to be April 8-9 at 8 p.m. and April 10 at 2:30 p.m. The concert will feature repertory pieces that are meant to reflect the kind of moving research that elevates the performing arts, as dance intersects with technology, gender, somatics and aesthetics.
Since the early 1990s when the group first achieved national television fame on PBS's "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?," Rockapella has toured the globe and provided a funky soundtrack to generations of vocal music fans.
With buckets of original pop songs and contemporary revisions of Motown and soul classics, Rockapella has always been the group to watch.
Sponsored by: Performing Arts Center
Contact: Performing Arts Center 706-542-4400
Sponsored by: Terry College of Business
Contact: Kelly Durkin 706-542-9164
The top teams will compete in front of a live audience and panel of judges for a winner takes all cash prize of $10,000.
This year's competition will be open to student start-up teams from all over the country.
CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company will present its annual spring performance. The performance will include the premiere of several new contemporary and aerial arts pieces, a guest performance by members of the Compañía Nacional de Danza Costa Rica and several repertory performances. Also to be held Feb. 25-27 at 8 p.m.
An evening of performance and scholarship in celebration of the centennial year of Dada and experimental art for all time. Presented by Ideas for Creative Exploration and the Helen S. Lanier Chair of the Department of English at UGA. To include a performance by visiting artist Luciano Chessa, re-enactments by students in music and theatre and film studies and a presentation by Jed Rasula, author of “Destruction Was My Beatrice,” the globe-spanning narrative of Dada published in 2015.