The student production ‘In the Waves’ asks the audience to address the question of the right to choose through the lens of relationships, opening up a dialogue on reproductive rights.
Forty-odd years since it first appeared on Broadway, “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” still manages to draw in the crowds. The play brings its on a wild trip filled with 1960s nostalgia, youthful exuberance, and brazen nudity.
A student produced adaptation of “The Odyssey” shows the classic in a new light. The show opens this upcoming weekend.
The UCSC theater arts and digital arts departments have been collaborating to present an experimental show highlighting the rise of digital media.
To reveal a more in-depth and extensive look at African-American history, African American Theater Arts Troupe (AATAT) founder Don Williams chose to direct “These People Can Fly.”
Whether it is dancing for the Tango Club or at the Occupation Dance, students use different types of dancing to express their feelings or have fun. Another form of expression, acting can also provide students with a hobby that allows them to become another character or just let loose. The production of “The Death and Splendor of Joaquin Murieta has allowed students to participate in a unique form of theatre, a different type of experimental and interactive acting. Going to the “Rocky Horror Film Show” also allows people to express themselves, from participating in the production or dressing up. Music is another form of expression seen with “The Reality” and performers at College Eight’s open-mic who use their lyrics or lines to connect with the audience. From painting pumpkins to writing on the concrete, expression can be anything you want it to be.
Tandy Beal & Company’s “Mixed Nutz! The Nutcracker ReMixed” will open on November 20. The performance presents a twist on a holiday favorite, featuring UCSC students alongside professional performers.
Student Jacob Cribbs’s The Animals of Omaha opens this weekend in UCSC’s Experimental Theater. Winner of the 2009 Dharma Grace Award, the show deals with issues such as domestic violence and intolerance while exploring the ways people render one another inhuman through their daily interactions.
Collaborative student show “Quarterly Exhort” will debut at the Kresge Town Hall Friday, October 30. A comedic news show, the free production will cover issues ranging from news to sports to healthcare to gay rights.
Moving Voices, a collaboration of two different shows, are coming together in the UCSC barn theater for the next two weekends. The shows explore a range of issues through body movement, foreign language, and vocal work. Although separate pieces, the two shows meld into one artistic presentation and will be performed from October 30th to November 1 and November 5th-8th.