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Venice Symphony announces Ross Monroe Winter as Associate Concertmaster

October 12, 2020  The Venice Symphony announces that violinist Ross Monroe Winter has joined the orchestra as Associate Concertmaster.

Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF series amplifies America’s diverse voices

September 15, 2020  In just a few weeks, UCF graduate, Ana Martinez Medina ’19 will direct a free online reading of “Mojada,” a play about a Mexican immigrant family. The work is one of four plays dealing with racial-equality and social-justice issues that the university is presenting under the umbrella title “Amplify, Empower,...

UCF Alums Surprised with Taylor Swift Album Credit

September 09, 2020  Alumni Jonathan Gautier ’06 ’09MA and Jessica (Wigert) ’07 had a whirlwind “August” after learning about engineering credit on Swift’s new album.

Faculty members rejoin CAH after reorganization

September 02, 2020  When the Nicholson School of Communication and Media joined the College of Sciences, six individuals opted to keep their positions in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Theatre UCF Performs Online This Fall: Series on Social Justice and Much Ado About Nothing Adaptation

August 26, 2020  This fall, Theatre UCF students are bringing the theatre into your home. We are inviting audiences to see what they are creating through free online readings including a series of plays about social justice and a modern translation of a Shakespeare classic.

Support for our Performing Arts students

August 26, 2020  Did you know that singers require special face masks fitted with extra room to allow for their mouth movements and projection, or that clear masks are best for teacher critique? The battle to protect and equip our students to combat the COVID-19 virus reminds us of Les Misérables! The School...

Spotlight: Brenna Maginness ’20BFA

August 18, 2020  Brenna Maginness ’20, theatre design and technology alumna and BHC Scholar, served as a costume designer for UCF theatre productions during her time at UCF, and wrote an Honors Undergraduate Thesis on lesbian representation in theatre. She will be attending the University of the Arts in London to earn a...

Alexander Bornstein ’09 Talks Composing for New Netflix Animated “Transformers” Series

July 30, 2020  UCF Alumnus Alexander Bornstein ‘09 talks composing music for the new Netflix animated series, Transformers: War for Cybertron.

WUCF TV: Teaching and Performing During Covid-19 with Thad Anderson

July 27, 2020  Thad Anderson, percussion, discusses the challenges and solutions to teaching and performing during COVID-19.

UCF Music Professor, Opera Orlando Win Grant to Create New Opera

July 24, 2020  Stella Sung’s third opera will be a musical adaptation of “The Secret River,” a children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Playbill: Take a look back at the Broadway career of UCF Alumnus Quentin Earl Darrington ’16MFA

July 10, 2020  Take a look back at the Broadway career of UCF Alumnus Quentin Earl Darrington ’16MFA including Cats, Ragtime and Once on this Island.

The perfect album for your “Summer Knights”

July 08, 2020  UCF Music’s steel band, Black Steel, has released a new album, “Summer Knights,” in time for all your summer activities.

Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public

July 06, 2020  Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.

Theatre alumna creates “Black Artists for Black Lives” rally, movement

June 29, 2020  The event, organized by Elisabeth Christie, featured fellow alumni like Arius West and incoming director of choral activities Jeffery Redding as speakers.

Arlene Flores named April USPS Employee of the Month

June 18, 2020  For over 20 years, Arlene has been giving of her time and energy to UCF. She is a strong supporter of the faculty and other staff and daily lives the values of integrity and excellence.

NEA Big Read Celebrates 6th Year of Programming with ‘Silver Sparrow’

June 16, 2020  UCF receives a grant of $15,000 to host the annual event in Central Florida featuring the Tayari Jones novel in early 2021.

26 Books, Videos and Plays That Can Help Educate on Race and Racism

June 09, 2020  To learn more about racial history and current events, check out these titles recommended by UCF faculty and librarians.

Application Deadline Extended to July 1 for MFA in Themed Experience Track

June 09, 2020  Due to the disruption caused by Covid-19, the application deadline for the Themed Experience track has been extended to July 1.

Theatre alumnus Brian Cavallaro ’01 helps produce YouTube’s ‘Dear Class of 2020’

June 04, 2020  A theatre alum shares his journey to landing a gig at the June 6 celebration that features some of the world’s biggest icons.

Staff Awards recognize dedication and success

May 06, 2020  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.