Watch a live performance by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the Grammy Award-winning South African choral group, which took place before a nearly empty Royce Hall.
The education arm of UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, the program has brought nearly half a million students to campus to experience the wonder of performing arts.
The UCLA graduate fine arts programs have consistently been ranked among the top programs in the country by U.S. News.
The gift will support Herb Alpert School of Music cello students and UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance.
The Herb Alpert Foundation donated an additional $50,000 per year specifically to support students transferring from LACC.
“Any school in the world would dream of having these instruments in their possession,” said Movses Pogossian, professor of violin.
The research shows indications that the film industry is starting to get the message that diversity sells.
In memoriam: Neil Peter Jampolis, UCLA professor and award-winning lighting, scenic and costume designer
Jampolis, professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, died Sunday, Dec. 15 in Los Angeles from leukemia. He was 76.
The Artist Residency Program has provided dozens of Los Angeles and national artists time and space for the development of new work.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Paul McCarthy, Ibram X. Kendi, Jane Fonda and Marike Splint.
The theater was renamed Lani Hall in honor of Alpert’s wife, the singer Lani Hall.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television receives $10 million commitment from Elizabeth and Kenneth Whitney
The revitalization of the Ralph Freud Playhouse is scheduled for completion in 2024.
An alumnus with two UCLA degrees, Kite currently serves as the special academic senior associate dean at the school and chair of the theater department.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
The genre-defying artist whose career has highlighted a commitment to breaking barriers was awarded the campus’s highest honor.
Smith will receive the campus’s highest honor on Nov. 8 during a ceremony and concert at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Cruz won the Pulitzer for drama in 2003 for his play “Anna in the Tropics.”
The calendar includes more than a dozen performances by world-class student ensembles and special guest artists, as well as masterclasses and symposia.
Highlights include Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” the opera “Juana” — a collaboration with UCLA Opera and UCLA Philharmonia — and the rock musical Hair.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Lari Pittman, Lucinda Childs, Wendy Whelan and Ain Gordon.
UCLA’s Dan Froot’s goal is to to have everyone start thinking about income disparity and the systems that conspire to create food insecurity.
The weeklong course was part of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab, an initiative designed to reframe cultural understanding and practices around the concept of disability.
The degree will help position graduates to be more competitive for graduate programs and performance careers.
Kinderman has been named inaugural holder of the Leo M. Klein and Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Position in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music brings expertise in Afro Latin jazz performance, composition and activism.