UCA FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS & SCENES SET FOR NOV. 28- DEC.1

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas theatre program will present The Festival of One-Act Plays & Scenes Nov. 28-Dec. 1. Performances, free and open to the public, are set for the Bridges/Larson Theatre of Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus. Performances will start at 7:30 p.m. each night. UCA theatre s … [Read more...]

‘RUDOLPH THE MUSICAL’ SOARS INTO REYNOLDS NOV. 22

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Reynolds Performance Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” made its network television debut, delighting audiences across … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO HOST ‘STAGING YOUR FUTURE’ OCT. 29

The University of Central Arkansas will host its third annual “Staging Your Future at UCA Theatre” for high school students in grades 9-12, potential college transfer students and teachers on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event, sponsored by Conway Corporation, will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center. Registration is free, and lunch will be provided to all participants. Registration … [Read more...]

Chiorini to return for AST opening night

Matt Chiorini, founding artistic director of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, will be the guest of honor at the UCA President’s Home at a cocktail reception June 10 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the start of AST’s 10th anniversary season. The evening’s $100 ticket will allow entrance to opening night of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a delicious buffet of hearty appetizers, wine, beer, and an opportunity to h … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 10th season to open June 10

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 10th anniversary season will open June 10 at 7:30 p.m. with A Midsummer Night’s Dream outdoors on The Lawn of McAlister Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Romeo and Juliet will open in Reynolds Performance Hall on June 17, and West Side Story will open June 24. AST’s family-friendly adaptation of Twelfth Night will open June 30 in Reynolds an … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces 10th season cast

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION May 10, 2016 CONTACT: Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, (501) 428-4165; mrmarotte@arkshakes.com ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE ANNOUNCES 10TH SEASON CAST  CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will bring back several favorite actors and directors for its 10th anniversary season, which begins June 10. “This y … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre’s Youth Theatre to host summer program

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people ages 10-18. It will run from Monday through Friday June 6, through July 16, in the Snow Fine Arts Center. The YTCA Summer Intensive Program includes the Junior Theatre Intensive for students ages 10-13 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the Senior Theatre Intensive for students ages 14-18 from … [Read more...]

Tuba, euphonium concert set for April 5

By Audrey Roberts College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Student Government Association will host the Tuba and Euphonium Spring Fling concert featuring Dr. Gail Robertson’s students and tuba guest artist Scott Watson on Tuesday, April 5. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the publi … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘The Winter’s Tale’

By Chelsey Herrold CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas will present The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare in the Bridges Larson Theatre of Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus. The production will be April 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and April 9 at 2 p.m. Under the direction of UCA Theatre Professor Dr. Kevin Thomas Browne, this play brings tragedy and comedy together in a ta … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets youth auditions

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will hold youth auditions for the 2016 summer season, including roles in "West Side Story" and the opportunity to appear in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" as part of The Groundlings Company, on Feb. 28. Interested actors ages 8 to 17 are encouraged to audition. Auditions will be from 3-6 pm in the Black Box Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts building on the University of … [Read more...]