RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT SLEEPING BEAUTY

By Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will welcome the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s performance of the popular ballet Sleeping Beauty on Tuesday, April 18. The performance at Reynolds Performance Hall is set for 7:30 p.m. “The Russian National Ballet Theatre is made up of some of the most talented dancers in th … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY CONTINUES TRAINING EFFORTS

The University of Central Arkansas announces 20 new Java developers completed the most recent Arkansas Coding Academy boot camp and part-time classes. As part of their training program, the participants debuted their final projects and portfolios to local employers and the community during Demo Day on the campus of UCA. The Arkansas Coding Academy, which is part of the UCA Division of … [Read more...]

YOUTH THEATRE OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS TO HOST SUMMER INTENSIVE PROGRAM

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) will host its annual Summer Intensive Program for young people grades 5-12 from June 5-July 15. The program, to run Monday through Friday, is set for the Snow Fine Arts Center at the University of Central Arkansas. The YTCA Summer Intensive Program includes the Junior Theatre Intensive for students in grades 5-8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and the Senior … [Read more...]

UCA COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOSTS FOURTH PIANO FESTIVAL

The UCA Community School of Music will host the fourth O. Samuel Driggers Piano Festival on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The event is open to piano students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Students, who will be placed in divisions based upon school grade, will play two pieces from memory and receive comments from a judge and points to win a trophy. They will compete to win … [Read more...]

CLARINETIST EDDIE DANIELS TO BE IN RESIDENCE APRIL 19-20

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—Grammy Award-winning classical and jazz clarinetist Eddie Daniels will give a public concert April 20 as part of his visit to the University of Central Arkansas as an artist-in-residence. The 7:30 p.m. concert at Reynolds Performance Hall will also feature UCA’s Dixieland Band and Jazz Ensembles. Tickets are $10 for … [Read more...]

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT APRIL PERFORMANCES OF AVENUE Q

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre Program will present the Tony award-winning musical Avenue Q in April. Directed by Chris Fritzges, performances are set for April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center and will include p … [Read more...]

UCA HOSTS ‘AN EVENING OF ARTISTRY’

The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host “Soundscapes: An Evening of Artistry” Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 in Reynolds Performance Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The evening will feature many of the Department of Music’s unique and smaller ensembles and amazing faculty soloists. Performances will include Steinway Artist Dr. Neil Rutman; Dr. Jackie Lamar and … [Read more...]

UCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES RETREAT

CONWAY— The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 at the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs. The retreat is expected to conclude at noon on Wednesday, March 29.   … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS CODING ACADEMY DEMO DAY AT UCA

WHAT:          Arkansas Coding Academy Demo Day WHEN:          11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 31 WHERE:       University of Central Arkansas - Conway, McCastlain Hall – Ballroom WHO:             University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach & Community Engagement DETAILS:      Graduates of the Arkansas Coding Academy will debut their final projects during Demo Day on Fri … [Read more...]

UCA EUPHONIUM CONCERT APRIL 5

By Jamal Burton College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host its Tuba/Euphonium Spring Fling concert Wednesday, April 5, featuring Dr. Gretchen Renshaw of the Hendrix College music faculty. The 7:30 p.m. concert in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall is free and open to the public. Renshaw, who conducts th … [Read more...]