Theatre UCF 2021-22 In Review
September 07, 2022 Theatre UCF took audiences on a journey through works by contemporary American playwrights that tackled a wide range of topics — the complexities of adolescence, the ups and downs of adulthood, loss and finding love in unexpected places. After a year where performances were disrupted and reimagined by the pandemic,...
Ukrainian National Ballet Shares Love and Loss Through Ballroom Performance
August 31, 2022 The Ukrainian National Ballet left their hearts on the Pegasus Ballroom stage Monday night as a part of their world tour to spread awareness of ongoing war struggles.
Meet New Faculty in the Arts and Humanities
August 29, 2022 The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members that joined our college this fall!
UCF Alum Stars In Netflix’s “That’s Amor”
August 26, 2022 Isaac Gonzalez Rossi ’15, a theatre and writing and rhetoric graduate, stars as Matias in the newly-released That’s Amor on Netflix.
Ukrainian Alumna Performed Benefit Concert with UCF Musicians
August 24, 2022 Orlando Sentinel has shared a story about Iryna Usova, a Ukranian musician and UCF alumna who has returned to Central Florida after fleeing her war-torn home country. Usova will be performing a benefit concert on Thursday, Aug. 25 at St. Luke’s Church in Oviedo.
UCF Welcomes 4,000 New Graduate Students to Campus for Fall 2022
August 22, 2022 Students are encouraged to attend welcome events throughout the first week, meet with faculty and other students, and engage with academic resources.
Student-Run Arts Ambassador Program Looks to Increase Arts Engagement on Campus
August 18, 2022 Students from all majors are invited to join the new Arts Ambassador program, which seeks to bring more attention to UCF’s visual arts, theatre and music activities. The first meeting is on Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in Studio One of the Performing Arts Center-Theatre (building 119).
CAH Welcomes New Faces, Roles to Staff and Administration
August 08, 2022 The College of Arts and Humanities extends a welcome to new and familiar faces during the transition of some critical administrative and staff roles.
Michael Wainstein Reappointed as Director of School of Performing Arts
August 08, 2022 Michael Wainstein, director of the UCF School of Performing Arts, has been reappointed for a second five-year term.
The Jazz Professors Release Fourth Album: Blues and Cubes
August 04, 2022 The top-charting sextet, The Jazz Professors, lend their musical expertise to their fourth album “Blues and Cubes.” Comprised of six UCF faculty, The Jazz Professors are a testament to the wealth of talent that resides within the School of Performing Arts.
Theatre UCF Announces 2022-23 Season
July 26, 2022 With a variety of plays and musicals ranging from Shakespeare to bluegrass, Theatre UCF’s 2022-23 season looks at the relationship between individuals and institutions, exploring themes of power structures, corruption and social systems, as well as lighter moments of comedy and love.
2 CAH UCF Faculty Earn 2022 Fulbright Awards
June 23, 2022 The faculty members will engage in cutting-edge research and expand their professional networks internationally, which may help UCF develop future partnerships institutions abroad.
Review: Nora Lee Garcia’s CD “Sparkles”
June 22, 2022 Arts critic Matt Palm highlighted a new cd, “Cubatina”, from UCF flute professor Nora Lee Garcia and guitarist Rene Izquierdo.
Faculty Granted Promotion and Tenure
June 03, 2022 UCF awarded 22 faculty in the arts and humanities promotion and tenure. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.
Developing the Next Great Play at UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab 2022
May 26, 2022 Theatre UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab runs through June 18, offering patrons the opportunity to participate in the development of four new plays.
Three CAH Alumni Named to UCF’s 2022 “30 Under 30”
May 24, 2022 Congratulations to CAH alumni Emily Judd ’16, Kristen Thomas ’16 and Amy Weschler ’15 who have been named to UCF Alumni’s 2022 “30 Under 30.”
CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service
May 10, 2022 The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF. At the ceremony, college administration recognized staff members for their dedication to UCF and acknowledged the challenging year the employees faced.
First Themed Experience Cohort Graduates from UCF
May 05, 2022 UCF’s first class of students in the new Themed Experience program are set to graduate from the university this spring. A group of 10 grads will be the first to complete the unique master’s degree track for creative interdisciplinary careers in Orlando’s hospitality and tourism industry.
Associate Dean Lynn Hepner to Retire in August
April 25, 2022 Associate Dean Lynn Hepner ’95MA is retiring from UCF on August 7. Her ability to anticipate the needs of the college and to provide the right data at the right time has made her invaluable to CAH.
A Look Back at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022
April 20, 2022 UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 featured an incredible variety of creative talent, in events ranging from Shrek to sculptures, cooking to choirs, and oceans to opera.