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Linda Goode Bryant Receives United States Artists' 2020 Berresford Prize Photo Linda Goode Bryant Receives United States Artists' 2020 Berresford Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

United States Artists has awarded Linda Goode Bryant with the 2020 Berresford Prize, an annual award that honors cultural practitioners who have contributed significantly to the advancement, wellbeing, and care of artists in society.

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Reimagines 2020��"21 Season Photo UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Reimagines 2020��"21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), a leading West Coast presenter dedicated to the advancement of the contemporary performing arts in all disciplines, reimagines a 2020-21 season with COVID-19 realities.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA's  Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance
by Shari Barrett - May 22, 2020

With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance.

UCLA Arts Invites The Public Into The Classroom For 10 Questions: Centennial Edition Photo UCLA Arts Invites The Public Into The Classroom For 10 Questions: Centennial Edition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will kick off the second edition of a?oe10 Questionsa?? on Oct. 1. Building on the success of its inaugural presentation in 2018, this hybrid undergraduate course and public event series engages leading scholars, artists, scientists, activists, philosophers, executives and more for an energetic exchange of ideas addressing a range of fundamental issues that both shape and transcend our current moment in history.

Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards Photo Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has awarded the 25th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid-career artists at a celebration hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in New York City on Monday, May 13.

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Announces 2019��"20 Season Photo UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance Announces 2019��"20 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) today unveiled the 2019-20 season lineup honoring "We, the People" -- as artists, performers, thought leaders, change-makers and spectators. CAP UCLA continues to bring bold programming from around the world to the Los Angeles community to advance social justice conversations through contemporary dance, music, theater, and literature.

CAP UCLA Selects BAR Architects For UCLA Nimoy Theater Renovation Photo CAP UCLA Selects BAR Architects For UCLA Nimoy Theater Renovation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture along with its performing arts presenting program, The Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), announces the selection of BAR Architects of San Francisco for the renovation of the Crest Theatre on Westwood Boulevard.

United States Artists Announces Kristy Edmunds As The Inaugural Berresford Prize Reci Photo United States Artists Announces Kristy Edmunds As The Inaugural Berresford Prize Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

United States Artists (USA) has announced the founding of the Berresford Prize, a new annual award that honors cultural practitioners who have contributed significantly to the advancement, wellbeing, and care of artists in society.

UCLA Acquires Crest Theater Photo UCLA Acquires Crest Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture along with its performing arts program, the Center for the Art of Performance, announces the acquisition of the Crest Theater on Westwood Boulevard, a landmark venue that will be transformed into a new off-campus performing arts space that will serve as an important addition to UCLA's rich offering of cultural venues and resources across the city.

Ate9 Announces New Season Photo Ate9 Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Ate9 Artistic Director Danielle Agami today announced that the company is set to tour the United States with an exciting repertoire for the 2018/19 Season that features two new full-length works.

CAP UCLA 2018-19 Season Features 14 Events At The Theatre At Ace Hotel DTLA Photo CAP UCLA 2018-19 Season Features 14 Events At The Theatre At Ace Hotel DTLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) and The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles will once again team up to present 14 bold programs by leading innovators and acknowledged masters in contemporary dance, music, theater and literature, featuring pioneering champions for social justice and diverse world views. Offering more than 40 unique events and 60 performances, CAP UCLA's new season runs from September 22, 2018, to May 10, 2019, and will open and close with programs at Ace.

CAP UCLA 2018-19 Public Tickets Now Onsale And Season Additions Announced Photo CAP UCLA 2018-19 Public Tickets Now Onsale And Season Additions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) announces three additions to its 2018-19 season, which honors legacy artists and features pioneering social justice champions and diverse global perspectives. Bestselling humorist David Sedaris will return with new and unpublished work for the 20th anniversary of his first appearance at Royce Hall. Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker and activist Josh Fox will appear in a live solo performance of The Truth Has Changed ahead of the midterm elections. Pulitzer Prize finalist and Latino Literature Hall of Fame member Luis Alberto Urrea will join previously announced Pulitzer winner Viet Thanh Nguyen in a conversation exploring their writing about the immigrant experience and society we all share as Americans.

CAP UCLA Announces 2018-19 Season Honoring Legacy Artists, Exploring Global Perspecti Photo CAP UCLA Announces 2018-19 Season Honoring Legacy Artists, Exploring Global Perspectives
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) today unveiled its 2018-19 season lineup honoring heritage artists and featuring pioneering champions for social justice and diverse world views in bold programs by leading innovators and acknowledged masters in contemporary dance, music, theater and spoken word.

Taylor Mac's A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC Comes to The Theatre At Ace Hotel Photo Taylor Mac's A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC Comes to The Theatre At Ace Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) welcomes the return of Taylor Mac, the genre-defying winner of a 2017 MacArthur 'Genius' Grant, recipient of the 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama, and a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, in the epic 24-hour performance art concert, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, in its entirety in four six-hour chapters March 15, 17, 22 and 24 at 6 p.m. at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Single tickets are now available for $45-$250 online at cap.ucla.edu and theatre.acehotel.com, via AXS by phone at 888-929-7849 and in person at The Theatre at Ace Hotel box office.

Meow Meow in Concert with Pink Martini's Thomas M. Lauderdale Photo Meow Meow in Concert with Pink Martini's Thomas M. Lauderdale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents international chanteuse extraordinaire Meow Meow in concert with Pink Martini pianist Thomas M. Lauderdale, featuring a century-spanning repertoire on Friday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m.at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Single tickets are now available for $29.50 $69.50 online at cap.ucla.edu and theatre.acehotel.com, via AXS by phone at 888-929-7849 and in person at The Theatre at Ace Hotel box office.

William Kentridge's Chamber Opera REFUSE THE HOUR Comes to Royce Hall Photo William Kentridge's Chamber Opera REFUSE THE HOUR Comes to Royce Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents world-renowned South African artist William Kentridge's Refuse the Hour, the multimedia chamber opera companion to his five-channel video installation The Refusal of Time, at 8 p.m. today, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 at Royce Hall. Single tickets for $59 $119 are now available online at cap.ucla.edu, via Ticketmaster, by phone 310-825-2101 and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office.

William Kentridge's Chamber Opera REFUSE THE HOUR Comes to Royce Hall Photo William Kentridge's Chamber Opera REFUSE THE HOUR Comes to Royce Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents world-renowned South African artist William Kentridge's Refuse the Hour, the multimedia chamber opera companion to his five-channel video installation The Refusal of Time, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 at Royce Hall. Single tickets for $59 $119 are now available online at cap.ucla.edu, via Ticketmaster, by phone 310-825-2101 and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office.

Meredith Monk Receives 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at BAM Photo Meredith Monk Receives 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

On Thursday, October 26, Meredith Monk, trailblazing composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist, was awarded the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize at a packed ceremony at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).

Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize Photo Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000.

THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Wraps Up 84th Season and 40th Year in North Carolina
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

This week at the American Dance Festival (ADF) the ADF performance series and the Six Week School merge in the exciting Footprints program on Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00pm. Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company present the world premiere of the full Analogy: A Trilogy on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 8:00pm and Saturday, July 29 at 7:00pm (different program each night). The 2017 Samuel H. Scripps/ADF Award will be presented to Lucinda Childs prior to the Footprints program on Tuesday, July 25 at 8:00pm.

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