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Not Throwing Away Her Shot: CAH Alumna Abby Jaros ’14 Blends Passions to Create Rewarding Career

July 07, 2023  Abby Jaros ’14 worked tirelessly to make her dreams a reality, using her passions to bring happiness to those in need.

The School of Performing Arts Welcomes New Faculty Members

June 23, 2023  The School of Performing Arts is excited to welcome four new faculty members joining in the Fall 2023 semester.

Theatre UCF’s 2023-24 Season Centers on Stories That Celebrate, Uplift Our Community

June 20, 2023  Theatre UCF invites audiences to allow themselves to embrace joy and recognize the power of humanity to overcome hardship and adversity in a season of works that reflect themes of sisterhood, togetherness, love, artistry and imagination.

Orlando REP Rebrands Itself as “Orlando Family Stage”

June 20, 2023  After careful consideration and research, UCF’s long-time partner, Orlando Repertory Theatre, has changed its name to Orlando Family Stage.

Theatre UCF 2022-23 in Review

June 19, 2023  Theatre UCF’s 2022-23 season gave audiences a space to objectively examine the human condition in all its forms.

We’re Hiring: Marketing Communications Manager

June 06, 2023  The University of Central Florida School of Performing Arts is seeking qualified candidates for a Marketing Communications Manager.

Theatre Alum and Guest Director Talks Pegasus PlayLab on CAH Podcast

May 22, 2023  In UCF’s CAH-nversations, Edmarie Montes discusses her role as a guest director for Pegasus PlayLab, an annual festival dedicated to developing new plays.

The UCF Knights Behind One Theater Company’s Mission for Inclusivity

May 19, 2023  Broadway stars, Orlando Philharmonic and UCF alums will shine when the curtain goes up on the William Daniel Mills Theatre Company’s first major production May 20-21 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 12, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities’ annual staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to their department, the university and the community.

PHOTOS: Reflecting on UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023

May 12, 2023  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 welcomed audiences of all ages, abilities and interests with more events than ever before.

UCF Celebrates the Arts Wins Golden Brick Award for Impact on Downtown Orlando

May 10, 2023  UCF Celebrates the Arts was awarded by the Downtown Orlando Partnership in the category of Arts & Culture on May 2, recognizing the festival’s economic and community impact on downtown Orlando.

Pegasus PlayLab 2023: Shaping the Future of American Theatre Through Inclusive Collaboration

May 02, 2023  Pegasus PlayLab offers a creative space for audiences to influence the development of plays by emerging playwrights through workshopped pieces and one fully staged production. This year’s festival also includes a devised piece, Building a Shared Home, giving opportunities for students with and without intellectual disabilities to participate.

UCF Concert Band Brings Fantasy-Themed Concert to Special Needs Students

April 26, 2023  Audience members jumped with excitement as fantasy creatures leaped from the screen during the “Terrific Beasts and Mystical Creatures” concert.

This Stage Manager Set the Stage for Her Career at UCF

April 24, 2023  Sarah Nicholson ’21 spoke with Anyelina Izzo of Her Campus to discuss her career as a stage manager.

Guitarist Bobby Koelble On Tour with All-Star Band

April 24, 2023  Jazz guitar instructor Bobby Koelble has been touring with tribute band Death to All.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF Provides Music Worth Celebrating as Festival Wraps Up

April 24, 2023  Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel says UCF Celebrates the Arts is “definitely worth celebrating.” 

Christine Lapka Interviewed About Accessible Concert Series

April 24, 2023  UCF’s Inclusive Knights concert series helps music education students learn how to teach diverse populations while providing a welcoming experience to people with autism and intellectual disabilities.

UCF Helps Develop Theater Program to Put Mental Health Center Stage in High Schools

April 24, 2023  Local high school students took to the stage to perform three plays concerning mental health at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Unlike traditional plays, the audience was able to give their feedback afterward and join in a panel discussion about how mental health discussions affect society.

Student-Led Production “Race to Infinity” Brings Latin-American Stories Into the Spotlight

April 20, 2023  “Race to Infinity” is a student-written play about how cultural norms and generational trauma affect a high school girl named Sara. “It resonates with me differently than any other play I’ve read before because it is so raw and new,” co-director and junior BA theatre studies major Hilary Pardey-Hernandez said.

“The Clock Keeps Ticking”: UCF Dance Student Makes Debut in Choreography

April 17, 2023  UCF senior social worker major and dance minor Sabrina Landa said pain started after three months of dancing on pointe, a result of stress fractures caused by malnutrition brought on by her eating disorder.