MACBETH, EQUIVOCATION and More Set for UC Santa Barbara Dept of Theatre and Dance in 2013-14
The Department of Theater and Dance at UC Santa Barbara has announced another exciting year of new work from its talented faculty and students. The 2013-2014 line-up of drama includes old classics and contemporary work from European and American Playwrights. The two annual dance concerts will showcase original choreography from the advanced UCSB dance students in addition to choreography from faculty members.
Tickets for the 2013-2014 season go on sale online Friday, September 13, 2013 at the UCSB Theater and Dance website, www.theaterdance.ucsb.edu. Tickets may be purchased at the Theater and Dance Ticket Office and over the phone beginningThursday, September 26, 2013. Ticket office hours are from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. To purchase tickets over the phone, call (805) 893-7221. Ticket prices for all events are $17.00 for general admission and $13.00 for students, seniors, and UCSB faculty & staff.
The department of Theater and Dance is pleased to announce that season subscriptions will be available online on Friday, September 13, 2013. The Theater Series (five Theater Productions - Macbeth excluded) and Dance Series (3 dance productions) will be available for a 20% discount off the general admission price. Alternatively, patrons my select their own subscription by choosing any four events also for a discount of 20% off the general admission price. Subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. Visit the Theater & Dance website for more details: www.theaterdance.ucsb.edu.
A Naked Shakes production of Macbeth by William Shakespeare and directed by Irwin Appel opens the 2013-2014 season. The play runs from October 5 - 6 in the Hatlen Theater. A program of the Theater and Dance department, Naked Shakes presents stripped down versions of plays by Shakespeare. The show features lecturer Jeff Mills in the title role and senior lecturer Michael Morgan as King Duncan.
by Caryl Churhill
directed by Annie Torsiglieri
Nov 8, 9 & 12 - 16 / 8 PM
Nov 9, 10 & 16 / 2 PM
Performing Arts Theater
Following Macbeth is Caryl Churchill's Top Girls, directed by Annie Torsiglieri, which runs from November 8 - 16 in the Performing Arts Theater. Set in the early Thatcher years, Top Girls uncovers the world of women's experience at a pivotal moment in British history. An eclectic group of characters tells the story of the role of women in contemporary society and examines what it means to be a successful woman.
Fall Dance Concert
Concert director Christina McCarthy
Dec 6 - 7: 8 PM
Dec 7: 2 PM
The Fall Dance Concert, directed by Christina McCarthy, follows Top Girls. The concert features choreography by advanced dance students alongside faculty members. Dance pieces featured in this main stage concert also feature costume, lighting and scenic designs by advanced design students in collaboration with their faculty mentors. The Fall Dance Concert performs December 6 - 7 in the Hatlen Theater.
Santa Barbara Dance Theater
Artistic director Christopher Pilafian
Jan 15 - 18: 8 PM
Jan 19: 2 PM
Santa Barbara Dance Theater, the professional Dance Company in residence at UC Santa Barbara under the direction of Christopher Pilafian kicks off the winter quarter with its annual concert. The resident company includes the talent of dancers, Kyle Castillo, Monica Ford, Tracy Kofford and Christina Sanchez. The company has grown to include a fifth dancer Lindsay Slavik. This year, Santa Barbara Dance Theater performs January 15 - 19 in the Hatlen Theater.
Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls
by Meg Miroshnik
directed by Tom Whitaker
Feb 14 - 16 & 18 - 21 / 8 PM
Feb 15, 16 & 22 / 2 PM
Performing Arts Theater