School of Drama
February 4, 2015
Following up last week’s full schedule of arts events, this week is equally packed. The School of Drama’s production of “Twelfth Night” runs its final weekend, the Jacob Lawrence Gallery’s exhibit, “The Way Black Machine,” is now open and the School of Music presents a faculty recital with Douglas Cleveland on organ and David Gordon on trumpet.
January 28, 2015
As we approach the end of January, enjoy a show or two. The School of Drama’s production of “Twelfth Night” sets Shakespeare in The Roaring Twenties, the School of Music offers a variety of performances including the Modern Music Ensemble and a Student Chamber Concert, and the UW World Series presents Ukranian pianist Vadym Kholodenko.
January 21, 2015
It’s an exciting week in the arts as various units ramp up their winter events. For drama fans, there’s the Undergraduate Theater Society’s production of “Yellow Face” and the School of Drama’s take on “Twelfth Night.” For music lovers, don’t miss the rich sounds of the Nile Project at Meany Hall or the UW Symphony at Benaroya Hall.
November 19, 2014
Have you ever considered the implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions? Then don’t miss the three-day symposium “Surveillance and Privacy: Art, Law and Social Practice” hosted by the Henry Art Gallery and the Center for Digital Art and Experimental Media (DXARTS).
November 12, 2014
It’s a packed week in the arts, with a diverse array of options to suit any fancy. The UW World Series has a music-themed weekend with Jon Kimura Parker on Friday night and Touré-Raichel Collective the next. Also, don’t miss the last film in the Climate Change and Nuclear Risks: A Speaker & Film Series presented by the Burke.
November 5, 2014
This week in the arts features an array of film, exhibitions, music and musical theater to enjoy—one of the highlights being “Sweet Charity,” the debut production of the new Musical Theater program.
October 15, 2014
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery opens its first exhibit of the year, “Industry,” and the School of Drama opens the year’s first production “Cold Empty Terrible” — plus lectures, the World Series and more.
October 8, 2014
Fall is a busy time for the arts on campus, with a dizzying array of performances and exhibitions to take advantage of.
October 1, 2014
Fall quarter has started, which means the weekly arts roundup is back in action. This week, the Burke is hosting The Big Draw and Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis performs at Meany Hall on Oct. 4.
September 23, 2014
Celebrities have fascinated the public for centuries — but why? And how does the spotlight affect those on whom it shines? This year’s Performing Arts Lecture Series, presented by the School of Drama, explores the power of celebrity from unique perspectives in three evening lectures.
June 4, 2014
As spring quarter comes to a close and summer quickly approaches, we encourage you to take advantage of some of the final arts events until next fall. Highlighting the week are a variety of performances from the School of Music, School of Drama’s “The Workroom” and the Undergraduate Theater Society’s “Dog Sees God.”
May 28, 2014
Rounding out spring quarter is a variety of events to keep you entertained. From the Undergraduate Theater Society’s production of “Dog Sees God” to various music performances presented by the School of Music at Meany Theater, prepare yourself for the rest of spring quarter because it’s looking bright!
May 21, 2014
As we head into a long weekend, take the time to indulge in some of the innovative performances and exhibits happening on campus.
May 1, 2014
Todd London, artistic director of New Dramatists, a playwriting center in New York, has been named the new executive director of the University of Washington School of Drama.
April 30, 2014
The forecast is looking bright not only in relation to the weather but also for the arts on campus!
April 23, 2014
As we step into spring it’s a busy week for the arts on campus and we encourage you to take advantage of the many performances, exhibitions and lectures now happening.
April 16, 2014
There’s much to see and do this week in the arts. Join the Burke Museum this Saturday for Native Arts and Artists Day or Head to the Jones Playhouse for the debut of “The Beggar’s Opera” presented by the UW School of Drama.
March 28, 2014
A waiter in a logging camp, Mexican migrant trying to cross into the U.S, and observer during an attack on an Iraqi village are examples of roles played by Scott Magelssen, a UW associate professor of drama, and described in his new book about simulated experiences.
March 6, 2014
This coming week in the arts there’s an array of dance, theater and exhibitions to enjoy. Don’t miss Dino Day and ArtVENTURES at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery or Cloud Gate presented by the UW World Series.
February 26, 2014
Exhibit openings, music, theater and dance performances fill this especially busy week in the arts.
February 19, 2014
As we reach the final stretch of February, drama music and dance round out this week in the arts.
February 5, 2014
It’s a packed week in the arts presenting you with a diverse array of options. The Henry Art Gallery presents “Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders” through May 4; the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture hosts a trivia night at the College Inn Pub and don’t miss the final weekend of “Reading to Vegetables” at the Penthouse Theater.
January 30, 2014
This week there is a smattering of events with a highlight being the School of Drama’s show “Reading to Vegetables,” directed by Tina Polzin.
January 22, 2014
Dance and drama lead this busy week of UW Arts, with the Dance Program’s Dance Faculty Concert and later, “Reefer Madness” by the Undergraduate Theater Society and the School of Drama’s production of “Reading to Vegetables.”
January 15, 2014
This week enjoy a variety of events happening across campus with a highlight being an inside look at the “Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia” at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
November 20, 2013
This week slows down as the campus prepares for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. However, don’t miss your last chance to see School of Drama’s “Fifth of July” or venture to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture to explore their new exhibit “Elwha: A River Reborn.”
November 13, 2013
It’s a packed week in the arts, with an event option for every day. DXARTS and the School of Music offer an electro-acoustic concert, the UW World Series presents “Café Variations” in collaboration with the School of Drama, the Burke Museum of History and Culture has its Meet the Mammals day, and more.
November 7, 2013
This week there is a smattering of events with a highlight being the School of Drama’s “Fifth of July,” directed by Professor Valerie Curtis-Newton. Also, if Mongolian music suits your fancy, you’re in luck because the vibrant young ensemble, AnDa Union makes their Seattle debut on the Meany stage. JewDub Talks 7 p.m., Nov. 7…
November 6, 2013
Ten Shakespeare scholars, students and actors, most from the University of Washington, will discuss the Bard’s life and work at Seattle’s ACT Theatre on Nov. 14 — and verily, they’ll be quick about it.
October 28, 2013
The first order of business for the UW’s new degree in musical theater is not greasepaint or tap shoes but public outreach and finding talented, committed students.
October 16, 2013
The UW School of Music leads this busy week in the arts with performances by the Steve Korn Group, UW Symphony and Music of Today featuring violist Garth Knox.
October 10, 2013
This week, the Chamber Dance Company’s 2013 concert is the icing on the cake in a busy week of arts events that also includes the School of Drama’s opening of “The Real Inspector Hound” and the Emerson String Quartet performing with School of Music Professor Craig Sheppard.
August 20, 2013
Barry Witham, drama professor emeritus, discusses his new book, “A Sustainable Theatre: Jasper Deeter at Hedgerow.”
May 8, 2013
Herbert Blau, who died on May 3, will be remembered as a theater innovator and scholar who introduced American audiences to avant-garde playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter.
April 4, 2013
There’s much to see and hear on campus as spring quarter begins — music. art, lectures and fiction — even though the true campus stars are the cherry blossoms.
March 14, 2013
The UW Symphony, Chamber Singers, Littlefield Organ Series and more this week in UW arts.
February 28, 2013
This week the Undergraduate Theater Society stages the Cyrano de Bergerac story and the School of Drama performs “Pentecost.” There’s also the 2013 Dance Majors Concert.
February 21, 2013
Dance and drama lead this busy week of UW Arts, with the School of Drama’s production of “Pentecost,” the visiting Black Grace dance company and later, the 2013 Dance Majors concert.
January 24, 2013
A new Henry Art Gallery exhibit, a classical pianist performs Nirvana and Radiohead and the visiting Compagnie Marie Chouinard continues the campus celebration of “The Rite of Spring.”
January 17, 2013
A busy week in UW arts, including a dance concert and staging great novels with Book-It Repertory.