Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA unveils 2013-14 season
Highlights incude offerings in international theater, modern dance, music and spoken word by artists from across the performance spectrum
The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA) announces its 2013–14 season, under the executive and artistic direction of Kristy Edmunds, with programs that reflect the center's mission to instigate and celebrate collaboration among its artists, its audiences and fellow art institutions.
Highlights of the new season include presentations from theater legends Peter Brook and Robert Wilson and the Los Angeles debut of renowned composer Philip Glass' epic "Music in Twelve Parts" and his highly personal "The Etudes." Glass, Wilson and choreographer Lucinda Childs will also participate in a spoken word event in honor of their 1976 opera, "Einstein on the Beach," as part of a collaboration with the LA Opera, which will present the groundbreaking work this fall.
In addtition, the season features Los Angeles premieres of new work from dance innovators Lucy Guerin, Wayne McGregor and Susan Marshall; the launch of the Tune-In Festival L.A., highlighting a selection of collaborative contemporary music ensembles, including Imani Winds, ETHEL, yMusic and eighth blackbird; celebrations of longtime music masters, from the Kronos Quartet to Keith Jarrett to Ricky Skaggs; buzz-worthy up-and-coming artists such as New York theater-maker Young Jean Lee and genre-bending musicians Chelsea Wolfe and Anna Calvi; a provocative new treatise on popular culture from the premier monologist in American theater, Mike Daisey; and much more.
For a full chronological 2013–14 season calendar featuring all events and performers, visit cap.ucla.edu/calendar. High-resolution images are available for download at cap.ucla.edu/about/press-images.asp.
Season subscriptions, Create Your Own series subscriptions and Royce Choice package subscriptions are on sale now. Individual tickets go on sale July 11. For more details and to order, see cap.ucla.edu/tickets, call 310-825-2101 or visit UCLA's Central Ticket Office (map).
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA) is dedicated to the advancement of contemporary performing arts in all disciplines — dance, music, spoken word and theater, as well the emerging digital, collaborative and cross-art platforms inspired by today's leading artists and creators. CAP supports the creation, presentation and critical dialogues vital to the ongoing innovation and expressive potential of artists whose work, whether vibrantly emerging or internationally acclaimed, forms the dynamic and evolving heritage of contemporary performance. Based in UCLA's iconic Royce Hall, CAP UCLA is the university's public center for the presentation of the performing arts and contributes to the cultural life of the campus and greater Los Angeles, promoting civic dialogue and creative inquiry. Through an annual season of performing arts programs and extensive community engagement events — including artist fellows and residency programs, K–12 arts education (Design for Sharing), student mentorship (Student Committee for the Arts), and art-making and experiential activities (Art in Action) — CAP UCLA advances the importance of art in society by celebrating and deepening the connection between artist and audience.