ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO OPEN HENRY IV, PART ONE JUNE 22

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season production of Henry IV, Part One will open June 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Rebekah Scallet, AST’s producing artistic director, said she was “excited for our audiences to see this wonderful story, full of laughter, swordplay and a timeless story of fathers and sons.” Robert Quinlan, who d … [Read more...]

FACULTY AND STUDENTS PRODUCE COUNTRY MUSIC VIDEO FOR DON DERBY

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Film, Theatre and Creative Writing faculty and students have produced a music video for Don Derby.  Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Filmmaking Stephen Stanley led the production team. Stanley, an award-winning filmmaker in his own right along with Director of Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Jen Gerber and UCA Lecturer and Director of Ph … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO PRESENT MY FAIR LADY JUNE 15-JULY 7

            In its 12th summer season, Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will present Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady, opening in the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on June 15 and running through July 7. AST’s Producing Artistic Director Rebekah Scallet will direct the multiple Tony Award-winning musical that premiered in 195 … [Read more...]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SETS SUMMER STRINGS CAMP

The University of Central Arkansas Community School of Music’s 10th annual Summer Strings Camp is set for July 15-21 on the campus. The camp is primarily for students in grades 6-12 who have completed at least one year of private lessons or one year of orchestra prior to attending camp. Daytime activities include rehearsals and special activities including masterclasses, a webinar with young … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE SEASON TO OPEN JUNE 8 WITH ‘THE WINTER’S TALE’

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season will open Friday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m. with William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale outdoors on the lawn of McAlister Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. One of Shakespeare’s late romantic plays, The Winter’s Tale, follows the story of King Leontes, who grows jealous of his wife, leading him to make a series of terrible mistakes. The W … [Read more...]

REYNOLDS PERFORMANCE HALL ANNOUNCES 2018-19 SEASON

Kicking off with a Sept. 20 performance by blues legend Buddy Guy, and two performances of the musical CHICAGO, Reynolds Performance Hall will feature 22 events for the 2018-19 season at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two Distinguished Lectures and one Add-On Special, as well as six Main Stage EdUCAtion shows and a benefit … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE EXHIBITION

Holly Laws, associate professor of Art, was recently selected as the Arkansas representative to the international exhibit Heavy Metals: Women to Watch 2018 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The museum’s associate curator and curator for the competitive exhibition, Virginia Treanor, selected two of Laws’ mixed-media artworks: Placeholder and Three Eastern Bluebirds. … [Read more...]

ART PROFESSOR SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR ARNOLD NEWMAN PRIZE

Donna Pinckley, professor of Art, was selected as a finalist for the Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation and Maine Media Workshops + College. Pinckley’s series, “Sticks and Stones,” was selected as one of the portraiture finalists. Her work and the work of the winner and additional finalists will be on display at the Grif … [Read more...]

UCA FILM FESTIVAL SET FOR MAY 3

University of Central Arkansas film students will present their short films at the 14th annual UCA Film Festival on May 3 starting at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Audience members can expect diversity among the filmmakers, genres and stories told. “There is a lot of talented people here with really strong visions and personal stories,” senior … [Read more...]

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER TO VISIT REYNOLDS

The Broadway musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is coming to the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall as the final performance for the 2017-2018 season. The show is set for 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29. “Our final performance of the season is a huge, sensational Broadway hit,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds. “This show recently won the Tony Award … [Read more...]