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Assistant Professor David Reed Awarded Jump Start Fund

October 21, 2021  Assistant professor of acting and directing David Reed was awarded for his project that will help performing arts students prepare audition material using current technology.

NSM Today: Musical Theater Returns to the Main Stage With ‘First Date’

October 19, 2021  After over a year-and-a-half of working through COVID-19 precautions and guidelines, musical theater returns to the main stage in Theatre UCF’s “First Date.”

Connections Found On and Off the Stage in ‘First Date’

October 18, 2021  Theatre UCF’s production of the 2013 Broadway musical “First Date” explores the rollercoaster of emotions that overwhelm individuals on their journey to find love.

Orlando Sentinel: It’s Familiar But More Fun Than the Usual ‘First Date’

October 15, 2021  “Austin Winsberg, Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner set out to mine comedy in this rite-of-pass angst with a musical called First Date, which opened on Broadway in 2013 for a five-month run. The show is onstage in a perky production at Theatre UCF and it helps the show immensely that the...

Orlando Sentinel: Dan Jones Was Costumer, Singer and Friend

October 15, 2021  Daniel M. Jones, Theatre UCF’s costume shop manager for over 15 years, made teddy bears come alive, dressed a musical busybody to the nines, raised his voice in joyous song and explored the art of female impersonation with UCF students.

Daniel Jones Remembered as Dedicated Member of UCF, Orlando Arts Community

October 14, 2021  A Celebration of Life event will be held for UCF’s longtime costume shop manager on Oct. 17. Reservations are required.

UCF’s Themed Experience Program and Christie Digital Announce New Partnership

October 12, 2021  Christie Digital, a global audio visual solutions company, has partnered with UCF’s themed experience graduate programs to provide students with leading technology found in entertainment venues around the world.

Assistant Professor of Jazz Percussion Clarence Penn Awarded a Jazz Road Creative Residencies Grant

October 08, 2021  Assistant professor of jazz percussion Clarence Penn was awarded a $40,000 Jazz Road Creative Residencies Grant from South Arts.

Theatre Professor Jim Helsinger Named Among Orlando’s 50 Most Powerful People of 2021

October 08, 2021  Orlando Magazine’s list highlights prominent leaders in education, tourism, government, entertainment, sports, arts and business.

Announcing the Mark Brotherton Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

October 07, 2021  Mark Brotherton’s indelible impact on his students will live on in the form of the Mark Brotherton Memorial Scholarship in Theatre.

Theatre UCF Debuts First Indoor Play Since COVID-19

October 01, 2021  “The Wolves,” Theatre UCF’s first indoor production since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, ran from Sept. 23–26 on campus.

Alumni Spotlight: Ramon Paradoa ’20MA Follows His “Screams” as a Halloween Horror Nights Performance Captain

September 27, 2021  Theatre M.A. graduate Ramon Paradoa ’20MA has spent years developing his creative career through events such as Halloween Horror Nights.

Information Session and Open House Round-Up

September 15, 2021  In the next month, the College of Arts and Humanities will offer a wide variety of information sessions and open houses related to our various degree programs.

Spotlight: UCF College of Arts and Humanities 2020–21 Year-in-Review

September 09, 2021  Spotlight, our college’s annual year-in-review, features stories, photos and videos that shine a light on the impact of the arts and humanities.

Jeff Rupert Honored as Trustee Chair

September 09, 2021  Jeff Rupert has built UCF’s jazz studies program into one of the most highly respected programs in the nation.

Call for proposals: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

September 08, 2021  UCF Celebrates the Arts is accepting event/exhibit proposals for festival inclusion. Deadline to apply is September 26.

Visiting Lecturer Roberta Emerson Named Director of New Play Development With Orlando Shakes

August 27, 2021  Roberta Emerson, visiting lecturer in the School of Performing Arts, has been named Director of New Play Development with Orlando Shakes.

We’re hiring: Marketing Coordinator II for Performing Arts

August 27, 2021  The School of Performing Arts is seeking a Marketing Coordinator II to promote its offerings, including performances in music, theatre and dance; UCF Celebrates the Arts; and academic programs.

The College of Arts and Humanities Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 23, 2021  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members joining our college this fall!

4 Theatre UCF Alumni Seen on the Big Screen

August 02, 2021  Meet a few of the Theatre UCF alumni that you may have seen performing in some of your favorite television shows and films.