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Music Composition: A Dynamic Field with a Spectrum of Styles

July 13, 2021  Beyond the broad range of career options available for today’s music composition students, significant gains have been made in the field’s diversity, both stylistically and demographically.

Theatre Studies Alumna Heading to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics

July 13, 2021  Theatre studies alumna Kristen Thomas ’16 is headed to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics as the co-captain of Team USA’s rugby sevens team.

Join us for a BFA Musical Theatre Open House this October

June 24, 2021  Interested in a pursuing a career in musical theatre? Attend the University of Central Florida BFA Musical Theatre Open House on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the UCF Performing Arts Center.

Theatre UCF 2020–21 Recap

June 24, 2021  A recap of Theatre UCF’s 2021-22 season including virtual performances, musical concerts, outdoor plays, UCF Celebrates the Arts and more!

Judy Duda: Honoring Bud Weber’s Passion for Arts

June 17, 2021  Thanks to Judy Duda’s generous gifts in memory of Col. Howard (Bud) Weber, the UCF Performing Arts Center will continue to shine a spotlight on music, theatre and community.

Theatre UCF’s 2021–22 season explores contemporary American theatre

June 09, 2021  Theatre UCF explores the question “what does it mean to be an American?” in a season of works by contemporary American playwrights that tackle experiences from the complexities of adolescence to the ups and downs of adulthood, from losing everything to finding the love of your life.

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

June 08, 2021  Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place August 4–6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held August 7.

John Norton ’20MA Tackles Tragedy Through Theatre

June 02, 2021  John Norton ’20MA, a former Theatre UCF graduate student, has been awarded a Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Award for his play Triggered.

UCF Professor Gives Gift of Music to Underserved Students

June 01, 2021  Students at local Title I schools get a free music education through the local non-profit organization A Gift for Music.

UCF Debuts Knights Do That Podcast

May 19, 2021  The university’s new podcast will feature students, faculty, staff and alumni who continue to push the needle forward as innovators, entrepreneurs and creators making an impact on the world.

WKMG-Channel 6: UCF professor gives back through ‘A Gift of Music’ program for underserved communities

May 14, 2021  A University of Central Florida professor is giving back with the sound of music by helping underserved young people find their own beat through a music program for students.

Graduation Spotlight: Stage Manager Lauren Koval ’21 follows her dreams from UCF to New York

May 06, 2021  Lauren Koval ’21 has had stars in her eyes ever since her first day in the Stage Management BFA program with the goal to one day work in stage management on Broadway.

Staff Awards Recognize Dedication and Exemplary Service

April 29, 2021  The annual college staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

CAH Faculty Members Receive Tenure and Promotion in 2021

April 26, 2021  In 2021, 28 arts and humanities faculty members received promotion or tenure to recognize their dedication to the university.

Pegasus PlayLab returns with virtual and outdoor plays

April 23, 2021  This summer, Theatre UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab returns in virtual and outdoor formats. Pegasus PlayLab is a festival at the University of Central Florida dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights from around the country. Each summer, audiences are invited to hear staged readings and experience full productions and workshops of...

Photos That Capture the Creativity of 2021 UCF Celebrates the Arts

April 14, 2021  Although UCF Celebrates the Arts looked a little different this year, the heart of the annual festival remained the same: the arts are built on community.

UCF’s Theatre for Young Audiences Program Is Much More Than a Niche Field

April 12, 2021  “The Grumpiest Boy in the World,” which will be performed at Celebrates the Arts, is the latest production out of the Theatre for Young Audiences program — an important arts education field that provides a range of skills and career opportunities.

Video: UCF Music charges on and adapts during Covid-19

April 12, 2021  UCF Symphony Orchestra Director, Chung Park, and UCF Percussion faculty member, Thad Anderson, discuss how UCF Music adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic. Their year of hard work culminates in their first live performances in front of an audience at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021.

UCF band embraces diversity in season ending performance

April 12, 2021  UCF’s wind ensemble and symphonic band ended their season by celebrating diverse composers Thursday evening.

UCF SoAl Chorus sings 19th Amendment’s praises

April 12, 2021  The centerpiece of the group’s rehearsal, a piece titled “Suffrage Cantata,” pays tribute to the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote.