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Dance

UCI Dance Department Takes the Stage for First In Person ‘Physical Graffiti’ Since the Pandemic

The dance department at the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) presented “Physical Graffiti” at the Claire Trevor Theater from April...

‘Before the Beginning’ Demonstrates the Multifaceted Joy of Being Human Through Dance

Disrupting the stage’s darkness, a low light slowly illuminates five dancers all wearing brown pants and neutral-colored tops. The first dancer comes from...

Les Ballets de Monte Carlo Astounds Theater-Goers With Their ‘Romeo and Juliet’

The ballet company Les Ballets de Monte Carlo put on a beautiful production of "Romeo and Juliet" from April 15-17 at the Segerstrom...

In Conversation With Ashley Jones: Graduate Student and Choreographer

Ashley Jones, a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), is nothing apart from stellar, with an extensive background in dance...

What’s the Youth America Grand Prix? What You Should Know About America’s Biggest Ballet Competition that Arrived at UCI’s Campus

The Irvine Barclay Theatre, located on UCI’s campus, hosted the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) the weekend of Feb. 4-6. YAGP is a...

Parsons Dance Company Amazes Audience Members at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The Parsons Dance Company from New York City gave an outstanding performance at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of their...

The American Ballet Theater Returns to the Stage In ‘Uniting in Movement’

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts (SCFTA) in Costa Mesa drew back the stage curtains for the very first time Sunday, April 25...

UCI Dance Gives Inspiring Virtual Performance

"Dance Visions," the UCI Dance Department's annual faculty-run show, was held virtually from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27. Audience members were treated with...

JoJo Siwa’s Impact on the LGBTQ+ Youth

Dancer, singer, YouTube personality and actress Joelle Joanie Siwa, “JoJo Siwa,” recently came out of the closet as a part of the LGBTQ+...

Presenting New Slate: A Showing of Graduate Student Screen Dances

Claire Trevor School of the Arts presented its annual MFA dance concert “New Slate” in a new online format from Dec. 10-12. 12...

CTSA Student Spotlights: Dancers Continue To Find Their Inspiration

Sergio Camacho walks into his home dance studio to prepare for early morning Zoom dance classes. The floor creaks with each step he...

Body Shaming In Ballet: Yes, It’s Still Happening

Dear Dance Community, we are not replaceable. Ballet is not all wine and roses, nor is it always pink tutus and tiaras. Behind all...

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