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Arius West ’17 Creates Autobiographical Show

March 14, 2023  Local actor and theater maker Arius West ’17 took over Fringe ArtSpace for a 60-minute show that focuses on the development of an artist, as seen through West’s own experiences.

Introducing CAH-nversations: A UCF College of Arts and Humanities Podcast

March 13, 2023  In the first episode of the College of Arts and Humanities’ new podcast, UCF composition professor Alex Burtzos and librettist Daniel Neer discuss the development of their new opera, HE Who Gets Slapped.

Free Events in Orlando This April: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023

March 06, 2023  The annual UCF Celebrates the Arts festival offers a variety of free music, visual arts, humanities and kid-friendly events at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from April 2 through 15.

Theatre UCF Explores the Meaning of ‘Home’ in New Play

March 06, 2023  “Home of the Brave,” a play crafted from interviews conducted with military kids in Hawaii, was produced on the UCF stage on Feb. 24 through Feb. 26.

Theatre Alum Strengthens Outreach at Barter Theatre

February 28, 2023  UCF Alum Terrance Jackson ’13 is helping Barter Theatre in Virginia strengthen its relationship with communities of color as Barter’s Outreach and Black Stories Black Voices leader.

Voice Specialist Teaches Vocal Health Through New Methods

February 27, 2023  Tara Snyder’s five years of hard work and dedication allowed her to become one of the forty people trained in the Estill Method.

BFA Theatre Students Sweep Regional Competition, Two Move on to Nationals

February 23, 2023  Several BFA Theatre students won awards for their area at the 55th KCACTF Region IV Convention and Competition and two students, Leyandra Cardoza and Erica Fox, move on to nationals.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 Has Something for Everyone

February 20, 2023  UCF’s annual festival of creativity returns April 2–15 with a wide range of affordable events. Tickets for select events are available now, with the remainder of events available Feb. 24 and March 3.

Several UCF Students Named Winners at the KCACTF Region 4 Festival

February 14, 2023  Several UCF students have received awards for their outstanding work at the KCACTF Region 4 Festival.

Flying Horse Big Band Performs at HAPCO Fest

February 14, 2023  The Flying Horse Big Band performed at the 2023 HAPCO Jazz Fest under the direction of Jeff Rupert.

Theatre UCF and College of Nursing Bring Joy to Children in Hospitals

February 14, 2023  Students from Theatre UCF and the College of Nursing will perform face-to-face at children’s hospitals this spring for the first time since COVID-19.

Theatre UCF Shows Unique Production of Play Surrounding Political Corruption

February 10, 2023  Set in 1930s Chicago, “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” tells the story of Adolf Hitler’s rise to power – sort of.

Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF issues anti-fascist warning in ‘Resistible Rise’

February 03, 2023  The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui opened at Theatre UCF yesterday and received a review from Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel.

Theatre UCF’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Invites Audiences to Think Beyond Good and Evil

February 02, 2023  Bertolt Brecht’s epic play, reimagined on UCF’s stage, follows mobster Arturo Ui’s rise to power in 1930s Chicago, mirroring Hitler’s rise to power through satire and drama.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Philharmonic Salutes Musical-Theater Giants

January 31, 2023  On January 28, the UCF Choir performed with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and several Broadway stars under the direction of Jeffery Redding.

2 Teams Win 2022 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards for Projects to Strengthen Orlando Communities

January 30, 2023  The projects, which received $25,000 each, were chosen for improving our sense of community through the power of arts and wellness.

Click Orlando: New Theatre UCF Show Celebrates Children of Military Families

January 24, 2023  Theatre UCF students are looking to shine a spotlight on a group of people whose story doesn’t get told very often.

Arts at UCF Keep the Enjoyment of Making Music Alive at FMEA

January 19, 2023  The UCF Choir, under the direction of Jeffery Redding, performed at the Florida Music Education Association conference for the first time in the conference’s 79-year history.

UCF’s Traveling Theatre Program Brings Magic to Children’s Hospital

January 11, 2023  Students and faculty in the School of Performing Arts and the College of Nursing discussed their collaborative efforts to bring theatre to hospitalized children with News Channel 6.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF Marching Knights Highlight Day of Pageantry

January 06, 2023  On December 28, the Marching Knights embarked on a 15-hour journey to represent UCF at the Military Bowl in Annapolis, Maryland. Prior to the halftime show, the Marching Knights honored veterans and active service members with performances of Anchors Aweigh, Wild Blue Yonder and other patriotic music in the official Military Bowl...