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Kelly A. Miller Named FMEA’s College Music Educator of the Year

January 12, 2022  Associate professor and coordinator of music education Kelly A. Miller was named the Florida Music Education Association’s 2022 College Music Educator of the Year.

Flying Horse Editions Exhibition Arrives in the UCF Art Gallery

January 12, 2022  The exhibition commemorates the 30th anniversary of Flying Horse Editions, a collaborative research studio for printmaking and visual arts at UCF.

Theatre UCF Alumna Makes Broadway Debut in ‘Caroline, or Change’

December 15, 2021  Khalifa White ‘16 made her Broadway debut in the revival of “Caroline, or Change” presented by Roundabout Theatre Company.

Niche Knights: Caleb Howell ‘16 Brings Theatre to Life as a Broadway Dresser and Theatrical Milliner

December 08, 2021  Caleb Howell ’16, a Theatre BFA alumnus, provides an inside look to his unique career as a Broadway dresser and thetrical milliner.

UCF Choirs Ring In a New Holiday Tradition With Knights Season of Joy

December 01, 2021  On December 2, you can hear all of UCF’s choir ensembles onstage at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for Knights Season of Joy.

Orlando Sentinel: A Collaborative, Thematic Piece: Theatre UCF Tackles ‘Indecent’ by Paula Vogel

November 30, 2021  Rehearsals are underway for Theatre UCF’s production of “Indecent,” a story based on the real-life controversy surrounding the play “God of Vengeance” by Sholem Asch.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF’s Dance Minor Program Breaks Boundaries Surrounding Gender Roles

November 29, 2021  The UCF School of Performing Arts’ dance minor program is empowering male dancers to be more confident and comfortable with themselves.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF Choirs Offer New Holiday Concert

November 23, 2021  On December 2, the UCF Choirs will take the stage at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for Knights Season of Joy: A UCF Choral Celebration.

Orlando Sentinel: COVID-19 Pandemic Sparks Creativity in UCF’s Dance Department

November 22, 2021  Even with the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, students and faculty members in the School of Performing Arts’ dance department have found creative ways to express themselves.

Orlando Sentinel: ‘Welcome to the Moon’ Poignantly Finds Laughs in Life, Love

November 18, 2021  “Theatre UCF’s production, on an elegantly atmospheric set by Vandy Wood, finds plenty of laughs in [John Patrick] Shanley’s humorous characters and settings.”

Assistant Professor of Jazz Percussion Clarence Penn Inspires Onstage and Off

November 17, 2021  Despite only being with the UCF School of Performing Arts for a few months, assistant professor of jazz percussion Clarence Penn has already made a substantial impact.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF’s ‘Welcome to the Moon and Other One Acts’ to Honor Late Professor Mark Brotherton

November 10, 2021  Theatre UCF faculty, students and alumni are coming together to produce “Welcome to the Moon and Other One Acts” in honor of the late Mark Brotherton.

NSM Today: ‘More Than Just a Musician’: Violin Professor’s Lifelong Passion Resonates

November 08, 2021  For professor of violin Ayako Yonetani, leaving an audience with the feeling of a memorable and impactful performance is the most important thing.

NSM Today: Broadway on Magnolia Choir Concert Offers a Sense of Community

November 08, 2021  The UCF Singing Knights performed in the first-ever Broadway on Magnolia concert Saturday at the Dr. Phillips Center of Performing Arts with Encore! Performing Arts and the Orlando Choral Society.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF’s Project Spotlight Provides Theater Opportunities for All Majors

November 01, 2021  UCF’s Project Spotlight, a student-run organization, provides collaborative opportunities for students of all majors to take part in productions and develop original works through One Act Festivals and Ten Minute Play Competitions.

How a Car Accident Led This Themed Experience Instructor to Direct Orlando’s Halloween Haunts

November 01, 2021  Themed experience instructor Patrick Braillard ’14MA on his expertise in creating immersive, scary events that bring SeaWorld’s first Howl-o-Scream to life.

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...