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CAH Events: Cancellations and Postponements Due to Hurricane Ian

September 27, 2022  The UCF campus will be closed for operations on Wednesday and Thursday, and classes are also canceled on Friday. All public events scheduled for those days will be canceled or rescheduled.

Orlando Sentinel: At Theatre UCF, compelling ‘Interference’ hits the senses hard

September 24, 2022  “The Interference,” onstage in an urgent, driving production at Theatre UCF, gives a sense of the jangling of emotions that must be felt by anyone who lives through a traumatic experience.

Spotlight 2022: Year-In-Review

September 22, 2022  The positive impact the arts and humanities has on our community is evident. From the expertise our professors lend on a daily basis to the talents of our students, the people in our college accomplish great things. Read about them in our annual report, Spotlight 2022.

How Three Theatre UCF Alumni Are Fostering Theatrical Diversity

September 21, 2022  Three Theatre UCF alumni, Maurice Mallard, Arius West and Christopher Payen, are working together to realize their shared goal.

Theatre UCF’s 2022-23 Season Debuts with Impactful Drama, The Interference 

September 13, 2022  The Interference by Lynda Radley highlights issues of truth and power in the aftermath of an event that happens too often on college campuses. Directed by David Reed, the show runs from Sept. 22 through Oct. 2 in the UCF Black Box. 

Theatre UCF 2021-22 In Review

September 07, 2022  Theatre UCF took audiences on a journey through works by contemporary American playwrights that tackled a wide range of topics — the complexities of adolescence, the ups and downs of adulthood, loss and finding love in unexpected places. After a year where performances were disrupted and reimagined by the pandemic,...

Ukrainian National Ballet Shares Love and Loss Through Ballroom Performance

August 31, 2022  The Ukrainian National Ballet left their hearts on the Pegasus Ballroom stage Monday night as a part of their world tour to spread awareness of ongoing war struggles.

Meet New Faculty in the Arts and Humanities

August 29, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members that joined our college this fall!

UCF Alum Stars In Netflix’s “That’s Amor”

August 26, 2022  Isaac Gonzalez Rossi ’15, a theatre and writing and rhetoric graduate, stars as Matias in the newly-released That’s Amor on Netflix. 

Ukrainian Alumna Performed Benefit Concert with UCF Musicians

August 24, 2022  Orlando Sentinel has shared a story about Iryna Usova, a Ukranian musician and UCF alumna who has returned to Central Florida after fleeing her war-torn home country. Usova will be performing a benefit concert on Thursday, Aug. 25 at St. Luke’s Church in Oviedo.

UCF Welcomes 4,000 New Graduate Students to Campus for Fall 2022

August 22, 2022  Students are encouraged to attend welcome events throughout the first week, meet with faculty and other students, and engage with academic resources.

Student-Run Arts Ambassador Program Looks to Increase Arts Engagement on Campus

August 18, 2022  Students from all majors are invited to join the new Arts Ambassador program, which seeks to bring more attention to UCF’s visual arts, theatre and music activities. The first meeting is on Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in Studio One of the Performing Arts Center-Theatre (building 119).

CAH Welcomes New Faces, Roles to Staff and Administration

August 08, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities extends a welcome to new and familiar faces during the transition of some critical administrative and staff roles.

Michael Wainstein Reappointed as Director of School of Performing Arts

August 08, 2022  Michael Wainstein, director of the UCF School of Performing Arts, has been reappointed for a second five-year term.

The Jazz Professors Release Fourth Album: Blues and Cubes

August 04, 2022  The top-charting sextet, The Jazz Professors, lend their musical expertise to their fourth album “Blues and Cubes.” Comprised of six UCF faculty, The Jazz Professors are a testament to the wealth of talent that resides within the School of Performing Arts.

Theatre UCF Announces 2022-23 Season

July 26, 2022  With a variety of plays and musicals ranging from Shakespeare to bluegrass, Theatre UCF’s 2022-23 season looks at the relationship between individuals and institutions, exploring themes of power structures, corruption and social systems, as well as lighter moments of comedy and love.

2 CAH UCF Faculty Earn 2022 Fulbright Awards

June 23, 2022  The faculty members will engage in cutting-edge research and expand their professional networks internationally, which may help UCF develop future partnerships institutions abroad.

Review: Nora Lee Garcia’s CD “Sparkles”

June 22, 2022  Arts critic Matt Palm highlighted a new cd, “Cubatina”, from UCF flute professor Nora Lee Garcia and guitarist Rene Izquierdo.

Faculty Granted Promotion and Tenure

June 03, 2022  UCF awarded 22 faculty in the arts and humanities promotion and tenure. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.

Developing the Next Great Play at UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab 2022

May 26, 2022  Theatre UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab runs through June 18, offering patrons the opportunity to participate in the development of four new plays.