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Bealls Honored at UCI

May 1, 2014

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts paid tribute to Newport's philanthropic Joan and Donald Beall at a March 10 ceremony that was the third annual presentation of the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star.

New University - As You Like It

April 29, 2014

A gypsy in a colorful headdress giggles from a balcony above the stage as she enchants the characters below with several careful taps of her wand. In the multi-layered narrative that follows, the characters venture into a thick forest, learn to forgive an

Santa Ana High and UCI together in harmony

April 25, 2014

UC Irvine Symphony Orchestra members unpack their instruments behind the stage of the Bill Medley Auditorium at Santa Ana High School. Santa Ana High orchestra students then help guide their colleagues through the maze of corridors leading to the stage.

'Bach's Lunch' offers classical flavor at UC Irvine

April 14, 2014

Classical music lovers at UC Irvine were given a lunchtime treat April 9 as a host of cellists performed the works of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach for the “Bach’s Lunch” concert in the Arts Amphitheater. This was the second annual Bach’s...

Beall Couple Receives Commemorative Star

March 24, 2014

More than 200 attendees gathered at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts on March 10th to honor local philanthropic couple Joan and Don Beall for their longtime support of the Orange County arts community...

New Swan Shakespeare Festival Accepting Applications for Summer Apprenticeships

March 11, 2014

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts Drama Department at UC Irvine is now accepting applications from high school and college students to be an intern during the summer season of the New Swan Shakespeare Festival. The New Swan Apprentice program...

Snapshot: The Witty Professor

November 26, 2013

Valley girl Sandra Tsing Loh of public radio’s “The Loh Down on Science” brings her sharp humor to UC Irvine this quarter—and opens a new chapter in her famously complicated left-brain, right-brain life.

Living with a 324-year-old, $5 million Stradivarius

October 28, 2013

Iryna Krechkovsky looks like a typical grad student waiting in line at the Peet’s coffeehouse near UC Irvine. She has a purse over her shoulder and a glossy black hard-sided instrument backpack. Inside is a 324-year-old Stradivarius violin worth $5...

Dancing outside the body

October 22, 2013

Saturday will be marked by three free panel discussions — before the 7 p.m. show — with one following on Sunday. Conversations will center on the use of ancient gestures, performative explorations of Indian dance theater and the future of the craft...

Year in Review 2012-13

September 27, 2012 to September 27, 2013

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts had a very active and fulfilling 2012-13.  Our faculty, students and staff made enormous contributions to the university and the community.  Our alumni were active in their fields of endeavor, and our faculty spread their expertise to far-flung places around the globe. At the same time, an extensive roster of professional came to our campus to teach master classes, give seminar and inform our students about the latest innovations taking place in...