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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...

UCF Students, Alumni and Faculty Nominated for Orlando Sentinel’s “Orlando Theater Best of 2022”

December 15, 2022  Several of UCF’s students, alumni and faculty members have been nominated for Orlando Sentinel’s “Orlando Theater Best of 2022” for their work and performances in various shows.

UCF Choir Takes Part in 50-Year Tradition

December 13, 2022  The UCF choir recently joined the Jones High School Alumni and Community Choir and the Orlando Choral Society to participate in this 50-year tradition.

UCF Choir and Orchestra Kick off the Holidays with “Knights Season of Joy”

November 29, 2022  Ring in the most wonderful time of the year with a variety of holiday songs for the whole family, featuring UCF’s choir and orchestra ensembles performing at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.

Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Award Winners Enhance Mental Health Resiliency

November 29, 2022  The winners of the 2021 awards accomplished great things with the $25,000 awards. This year, applicants are invited to submit proposals through Dec. 16 for projects that strengthen our sense of community through arts and wellness.

Philanthropy Helps Innovative Program Bring Joy to Hospitalized Children

November 23, 2022  A new program made possible by philanthropists Bruce Gould and Jeffrey Gould will help bring more joy and laughter to children in extended hospital stays.

Kithaulos: Professor Duo Blends Cultures to Create ‘Eclectic’ Musical Experience

November 18, 2022  Garcia and Desmet perform during their Faculty Recital on Oct. 14. They combine their individual cultural backgrounds to present a unique concert that opens the doors for the future of the duo.

CAH Events: Cancellations and Postponements Due to Tropical Storm Nicole

November 08, 2022  The UCF campus will be closed for operations on Wednesday and Thursday due to Tropical Storm Nicole, and Friday for Veterans Day. All public events scheduled for those days will be canceled or rescheduled.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF mourns artist Walter Gaudnek, designer Joseph Rusnock

November 02, 2022  Walter Gaudnek was as colorful and bold as the art he created. Theatrical designer Joseph Rusnock was remembered as caring and creative. Both men are being mourned at the University of Central Florida, where they were fixtures for generations of students in artistic fields of study.

Theatre UCF’s As You Like It Explores Society and Identity with Love, Laughter and Music

November 02, 2022  Enter the magical Forest of Arden in Theatre UCF’s production of this Shakespeare comedy ripe with themes of hope, redemption and self-discovery.