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WACD Senior Projects Festival

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 02:30pm - 10:00pm
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Press Release

What:        Intersections-Senior Projects Showcase 2017, presenting Performance, Art and Scholarship, Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance

When:       

 

Friday, May 26

Sat May 27

2:30-3pm

Open House

Open House

3-4:30pm

Program A

Program B

7:30-8pm

Open House

Open House

8-9:30pm

Program B

Program A

9:30-10pm

Reception

Reception

 

Where:       Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater

Ticketing:   $6 general. Purchase at Central Ticketing Office

http://www.wacd.ucla.edu

310.825.3951

 

 

Description

 

LOS ANGELES, CA- The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance presents Intersections-the department’s Senior Projects Showcase with student performances and presentations in the Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. on Fri. May 26th and Sat. May 27th. Exhibitions of student work will also be on display (at different areas of Kaufman Hall) before and after the live programs.

There are two different ticketed programs (A and B), each of which will be presented on Friday and repeated on Saturday. On Friday, Program A begins at 3:00 p.m. and Program B at 8:00 p.m. On Saturday the order is reversed: Program B starts at 3:00 p.m. and Program A at 8:00 p.m. Each program is ticketed separately. Tickets are $6, and may be purchased at UCLA’s Central Ticketing Office (310-825-2101 or www.tickets.ucla.edu) or the Kaufman Hall Box Office prior to the show. The Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater is located in Glorya Kaufman Hall at the UCLA, 120 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Pay Parking is available beside Glorya Kaufman Hall in Parking Structure Lot 4.

 

INTERSECTIONSWACD Senior Projects Showcase 2017 highlights the creativity of 23 graduating seniors in the World Arts and Cultures/Dance department. This multidisciplinary program includes presentations ranging from dance, spoken word, and musical performances to film, visual art exhibitions, arts ethnography, and community engagement. These culminating projects provide WAC and Dance students with the opportunity to engage in exploratory processes of art making and intellectual inquiry, and to traverse the boundaries between individual creative expression, cross-cultural understanding, and social activism.

 

Artists include:

Program A:     Colette Aro, Raymundo Baltazar-Flores, Danish Bhandara, Kai Daniels, Annakai Geshlider, Daniel Gonzalez, Colleen Hamilton-Lecky, Claire Hoch-Frohman, Hiroki Ishihara-Baez, Zora Moniz, Maddie Olandt, Michelle Olson, Jocelyn Reyes, Samuel Swartz

Program B:      Anthony DePice, Steven Gordon, Lily Raven Leon, Mary Lopez, Ricky Medina, Zora Moniz, Rafael Moraga, Jessica Janae Pontillas, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Samuel Swartz, Bessy Vang

Exhibitions

Glorya Kaufman Hall Room 230:  Hiroki Ishihara-Baez and Lily Raven Leon

Glorya Kaufman Hall Rainbow Lounge: Claire Hoch-Frohman

Glorya Kaufman Hall Garden Theater Courtyard: Sam Swartz

Broad Art Center, New Wight Gallery (May 27 only): Zora Moniz

 

 

World Arts and Cultures/Dance (WACD) draws upon multiple disciplines and artistic approaches while encouraging students to position their work within broad social contexts and diverse cultural communities. WACD’s path-breaking programs are committed to academic excellence, diversity, freedom of expression, activism, and social transformation through the arts. 

for more information visit https://wacdseniorprojectshowcase.wordpress.com/

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UCLA Department of World Arts Cultures/Dance
Box 951608, 150 Kaufman Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1608
Tel 310.825.3951
Email: wacinfo@arts.ucla.edu