UTC’s Theatre department was well represented at this year’s regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Charleston, South Carolina; but Freshman Alex Durham stole the show when she was named for two distinguished honors: first place in sound design for her work in Our Town and the prestigious Don Childs Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award.
UTC Theatre brings Evita to life April 19-23. UTC Theatre Company presents acclaimed Evita in the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre, Fine Arts Center. The show will run April 19-23 at 7:30 P.M. with an additional 2 P.M. matinee on April 23.
What goes into a UTC production? Every aspect requires the dedication of our students–from running lines and building sets, to polishing the the characters’ personalities with costumes. Meet some of the students behind beloved characters’ looks and the costumes they are proud of.
Vera Stark, an African-American Vaudeville actor, lives with her friends in Hollywood in the 1930s. Life is a struggle as she takes demeaning bit parts in hopes of creating a name for herself. Vera ends up a legend, whose life is filled with mystery. Biting comedy ensues when she is cast as a slave in an epic antebellum movie. Scenes from the movie become part of the play as…
Brianna Daugherty has been selected to receive the Glenn Draper Scholarship, awarded to a student who has completed two successive years in UTC Choral Activities and has demonstrated successful academic performance. The scholarship was established in 2002 by friends and colleagues of Glenn Draper—it is funded through a UC Foundation endowment.