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Date of ‘Chicago’ performance changed, second show added

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A performance of the Broadway musical “Chicago” originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 a the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

Play looks at African-American actresses in 1930s Hollywood

Play looks at African-American actresses in 1930s Hollywood

Published: Jun 12th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— “By The Way, Meet Vera Stark,” a recent comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, chronicles 70 years in the life of Vera Stark, a determined African-American maid and would-be Hollywood actress. The comedy is being presented at the University of Florida June 12-15 and July 9-12 in the Black Box Theatre of the Nadine M. McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion.

Alumnus John Pinckard celebrates another Tony Awards win

Alumnus John Pinckard celebrates another Tony Awards win

Published: Jun 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John Pinckard, a University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance alumnus, was among those honored with the Best Musical win at the 68th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.

Pianists coming to UF for international festival June 14-21

Pianists coming to UF for international festival June 14-21

Published: Jun 4th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Outstanding college and pre-college pianists from around the country will participate in the University of Florida International Piano Festival June 14-21 in the Music Building, Room 101. The pianists […]

Dance for PD workshop to be held this weekend at UF

Published: May 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and the School of Theatre and Dance in partnership with the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group will present Dance for PD, a three-day training and professional development workshop for dancers, dance teachers, students, therapists and allied health professionals May 30-June 1 in the Nadine M. McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion.

Performer Ben Vereen to receive award from UF

Performer Ben Vereen to receive award from UF

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tony Award winner Ben Vereen will receive an achievement award from the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance and conduct a master class for students when he visits UF next month.

Metropolitan Opera baritone, UF alumnus, to perform for College of Fine Arts benefit

Metropolitan Opera baritone, UF alumnus, to perform for College of Fine Arts benefit

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Friends of Theatre and Dance and the Friends of Music at the University of Florida will host “Splendor: New York Nights,” a benefit supporting the academic performing arts programs at the College of Fine Arts, on March 29.

Undergraduates to blend sciences, arts in creativity event

Published: Jan 30th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Students with backgrounds in the sciences and arts will come together to rethink the boundaries of creativity for the 2014 Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 1 in the Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom and Studio G-6 in the Nadine M. McGuire Pavilion.

Iron and Wine, ‘Rhythm in the Night – The Irish Dance Spectacular’ coming to Phillips

Iron and Wine, ‘Rhythm in the Night – The Irish Dance Spectacular’ coming to Phillips

Published: Jan 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Performing Arts recently added two performances to its 2013-14 Season – Iron and Wine at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, and “Rhythm in the Night – The Irish Dance Spectacular” at 7:30 p.m. April 3. Both performances are at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Alumna returns for events related to exhibit of Persian textiles

Alumna returns for events related to exhibit of Persian textiles

Published: Jan 3rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mahin Ghanbari, a native of Iran and a University of Florida College of Fine Arts alumna, will return to UF Friday to host several special events related to the exhibit of her Persian textiles in the University Gallery.