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Student Playwright Discusses New Play “Race to Infinity” on CAH Podcast

April 10, 2023  Gian Arellano, artistic director of Project Spotlight and theatre studies undergraduate, discusses his new play, “Race to Infinity”, which will be performed at UCF Celebrates the Arts next week.

Students, Faculty and Staff Honored at 2023 Founders’ Day Ceremonies

April 06, 2023  CAH faculty, students and staff were recognized for excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service at UCF’s annual Founders’ Day celebrations.

Stars Align at 2023 UCF Celebrates the Arts: First-ever Alumni Showcase Debuts

April 05, 2023  So much talent! Join us for the first-ever UCF Alumni Showcase at the 2023 UCF Celebrates the Arts on Friday, April 14 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando.

Female Professionals Discuss Entertainment Industry with Students

April 04, 2023  Female professionals from various aspects of the entertainment industry discuss their experiences and answer questions from students during Women’s History Month on Tuesday.

Theatre UCF Performs “Bright Star” Musical

March 31, 2023  With intricate choreography, comedic lines and breathtaking vocals, “Bright Star” premiered Thursday night as Theatre UCF’s second musical and final production of the 2022-2023 academic year.

CAH-nversations: Dean Moore Discusses Past, Present and Future of UCF Celebrates the Arts

March 28, 2023  In the second episode of CAH-nversations: A College of Arts and Humanities Podcast, Jeff Moore, dean of the UCF College of Arts and Humanities, discusses the intersection of arts and technology as well as the history of UCF Celebrates the Arts.

UCF Student Dancer Uses Choreography to Bring Awareness to Eating Disorders

March 28, 2023  For UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023, former ballet dancer Sabrina Landa has choreographed a dance that is inspired by her personal struggles and aims to make others feel seen.

Orlando Sentinel: ‘Bright Star’ Illuminates Hope, Optimism When We Need It Most

March 28, 2023  Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel calls Bright Star “a beacon of hope in our cynical world.”

Alumna Calla MacNamara Brings Arts to Community

March 28, 2023  Using her education, expertise and relationships, alumna Calla MacNamara has brought the arts to her local community.

Theatre UCF’s “Bright Star” Tugs at Heart and Banjo Strings

March 28, 2023  Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickel, Bright Star reveals the redemptive power of love through bittersweet bluegrass tunes. Following one woman’s journey through hope and heartache, audiences will find an antidote to cynicism in this unapologetically sentimental serenade.

CAH Alumnus Scores New Movie, “The Tutor,” Opening this Weekend

March 23, 2023  Alexander Bornstein ’09 recently recorded his original score for “The Tutor,” a movie opening this weekend. Above, Bornstein conducts the Budapest Art Orchestra at a studio in Hungary.

Music Improves Our Memory, Says Ayako Yonetani

March 21, 2023  Research has shown that music can have a positive impact on memory retention and stress reduction during academic tasks.

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.