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UCF Alum Gets 2nd Chance at Celebrates the Arts

April 03, 2021  One year after the pandemic thwarted his dream of stage managing the annual festival, Bobby Malke ’20 gets a second chance to take his place behind the stage at UCF Celebrates the Arts.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021 Offers Events for the Whole Family to Enjoy

April 02, 2021  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021 will offer events for the whole family, from the young to the young at heart!

5 Questions with Sam Waters, USPS Employee of the Month for January 2021

March 16, 2021  As the USPS Employee of the Month for January 2021, Sam Waters has made a name for himself as the first person to go the extra mile for students, faculty and staff.

Lineup Announced for UCF Celebrates the Arts 2021

March 15, 2021  The arts are built on community, and together, we will Celebrate the Arts — with many outdoor events and virtual options, as well. Join the UCF community in downtown Orlando April 2–10.

2 CAH Students Named Recipients of the Order of Pegasus

March 10, 2021  UCF has named 23 students, including 2 CAH students, as recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the university’s most prestigious student award.

4 CAH Faculty Members Named 2021 Women’s History Month Honorees

March 10, 2021  Each March, Faculty Excellence honors 31 women for their impact on students and UCF’s campus community. This year, four CAH faculty members are among the honorees.

UCF Choirs Showcased on Grammy In The Schools

March 09, 2021  UCF Choirs will take the spotlight on Grammy In The Schools on Tuesday, March 9 to highlight socially distanced choral techniques at UCF.

Mark Brotherton brought heart and humor to UCF

March 05, 2021  Mark Brotherton has an impressive resume after 25 years contributing to Central Florida stages, having directed, acted in and coached for more than 90 productions at the university and its partner organizations. But his lasting impact is seen in the students he mentored, the lessons he instilled, the jokes he shared and the heart he brought to everything interaction he had. 

JazzBluesNews: UCF Jazz student interview and album release

March 02, 2021  JazzBluesNews interviews UCF Jazz student and saxophonist Ryan Devlin about the release of his first album, “Thoughts on the Matter.”

UCF College of Arts and Humanities Recognized for Innovative MS Degree in Themed Experience

March 01, 2021  Orlando Business Journal, Nicholson Student Media and InPark Magazine have recognized the UCF College of Arts and Humanities for its first-of-its-kind Master of Science program in themed experience.

Theatre UCF ‘masks up’ for pandemic-formatted show

February 25, 2021  Theatre UCF took center stage in a new way on Saturday, Feb. 20 with “Scaramouch in Naxos” for its first on-campus production since the coronavirus pandemic hit.

UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival ’21 Goes Virtual

February 23, 2021  Jazz is all about improvisation and experimentation — and that is what the annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival will do when it improvises and goes all virtual Feb. 26-27.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF flute faculty member Nora Lee Garcia featured in 86th Bach Festival

February 22, 2021  The flutist soloed on Mozart’s Concerto No. 1 during Saturday night’s soothing “Concertos by Candlelight” and then returned Sunday afternoon as a featured player on a more lively program of Bach’s “Farewell” and “Peasant” cantatas.

Orlando Sentinel: A raucous Renaissance throwback at Theatre UCF

February 21, 2021  “Seamus Lea Daugherty is quite funny as the self-deluded father, and Juniper O’Hara has a lovely delivery of Ione’s noble and love-filled sentiments. As Bacchus, Drew Stark booms with authority, and Maddy La Roche makes an engaging wheeler-dealer Scaramouch. Ultimately, the work feels like an academic acting enterprise, lifted by...

NSM Today: Behind the “scenes”: UCF Opera back in person

February 18, 2021  The UCF Opera Program is back face-to-face and is preparing for their first live performance since COVID-19 hit.

Theatre MFA Students Take Center Stage This Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2021  Theatre UCF students will sweep audiences off their feet this Valentine’s weekend at Orlando Shakes’ Kiss Me, Shakespeare! A Valentine’s Cabaret.

Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF goes simple for ‘Songs of Inspiration’ | Review

February 05, 2021  Theatre UCF returned to live performance this week — in a different-than-usual place with a different sort of show. “Although masked, Tori Micaletti conveys optimism with eyes and eyebrows on the peppy ‘Orange Colored Sky.’ Alexa Comeau shares the excitement of a young woman who has just met her Mr....

Alumna Tara Kromer ’15MFA Directs “Driving Miss Daisy” for Theatre West End

February 05, 2021  Directed by MFA graduate Tara Kromer, “Driving Miss Daisy” at Theatre West End shines a spotlight on the little moments that add up to a person’s character, and how that character can bend and change over time.

2 Teams Awarded 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

February 04, 2021  The winning projects, which received $25,000, were chosen for being interdisciplinary, sustainable and community focused.

Theatre UCF returns to the stage this spring

January 14, 2021  This spring, Theatre UCF is back on stage for three outdoor performances including a hopeful musical concert, a colorful commedia dell’arte play and a family-friendly show about wanting to be anything but average.