• Opening Reception for The 2018 Annual MFA Exhibition

    UCF Art Gallery

    The 2018 Annual MFA Exhibition is a group exhibition showcasing the thesis work of Master of Fine Arts candidates. The work includes Forrest DeBlois’ paintings and drawings of Florida’s environment and animal inhabitants; Mark Gerstein’s haunting mosaics of video, photo collage, and sculpture; Ryan Michael Gleason’s melancholic hallway and a room within a room of enigmatic domestic images; Diane Parks’ ...

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  • The UCF Art Gallery Presents: The 2018 Annual MFA Exhibition

    UCF Art Gallery

    The 2018 Annual MFA Exhibition is a group exhibition showcasing the thesis work of Master of Fine Arts candidates. The work includes Forrest DeBlois’ paintings and drawings of Florida’s environment and animal inhabitants; Mark Gerstein’s haunting mosaics of video, photo collage, and sculpture; Ryan Michael Gleason’s melancholic hallway and a room within a room of enigmatic domestic images; Diane Parks’ ...

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  • Tableaux Vivants (Recurring Event)

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Lobby

    A festival favorite, the Tableaux Vivants “Living Art” returns to the Dr. Phillips Center showcasing the collaborative work of more than 160 School of Visual Arts and Design students. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets will be available starting March 1. For a ...

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  • Bernstein’s MASS (Recurring Event)

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Walt Disney Theater

    A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers UCF Celebrates the Arts 2018 opens with a tip of the hat to one of classical music’s most iconic artists: Leonard Bernstein. Leonard Bernstein at 100, a two-year global celebration of the life and career of the 20th century cultural giant with more than 2,000 events on six continents, kicked off in ...

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  • A Celebration of Arts, Storytelling and Technology

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    One night of exhibitions showcasing work that weaves together arts and technology, featuring a digital media showcase, an alumni panel, interactive projections, and demonstrations of digital storytelling, tools for historians, and videogaming. Exhibits include: The Annual Digital Media Gala (Showcase, Creative Speakers Panel, and Digital Media Awards) Veteran’s Legacy Program (Playscript reading and mobile app demonstration) The Florida Review presents ...

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  • Bernstein’s MASS (Recurring Event)

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Walt Disney Theater

    A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers UCF Celebrates the Arts 2018 opens with a tip of the hat to one of classical music’s most iconic artists: Leonard Bernstein. Leonard Bernstein at 100, a two-year global celebration of the life and career of the 20th century cultural giant with more than 2,000 events on six continents, kicked off in ...

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  • Project Spotlight’s Play It By Ear

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    Play it by Ear by UCF graduate student Daniel Romano is a full-length play about a group of 20-somethings trying to figure out how life works while living in close proximity in NYC. This is an intimate show, which explores the ideas of friendship, heartbreak, love, and—above all else—the ever-present struggle between passion and responsibility. What does it mean to ...

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  • The Refugee Plays: A Staged Reading

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    The National Endowment for the Arts' Big Read Directed by Theatre UCF faculty member Mark Brotherton, “The Refugee Plays” is a series of short plays that explore the experiences of refugees and undocumented immigrants in the United States, shining a carefully placed spotlight on certain legal, social and economic difficulties faced by this population and humanizing an oft-misunderstood group. UCF ...

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  • UCF New Music Ensemble

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    Collide Contemporary Music Series A performance by the student-based New Music Ensemble featuring world premieres by music composition majors at the University of Central Florida. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets will be available starting March 1. For a complete schedule, ticket reservations ...

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  • Quadruple Stuffed Oreos

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    Sketch Comedy Group Quadruple Stuffed Oreos is a student-produced sketch comedy group. Ever seen Saturday Night Live? QSO will be engaging festival attendees in the lobby throughout the day, with a full performance on Sunday evening. QSO was founded by UCF students in 2013. Since their fresh-baked beginnings, they have strived to dunk themselves headfirst into the cookie jar of ...

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  • Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Walt Disney Theater

    The UCF Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band perform a concert piece specially commissioned for UCF called Zodiac Concerto including special guests William Caballero, horn, and Roger Oyster, euphonium. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets will be available starting March 1. For a complete ...

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  • Blackberry Winter

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    Performance and Talkback This event is presented in collaboration with the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. Generously supported by the Pabst Charitable Foundation of the Arts. To raise awareness of caregiving in its various forms for Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other conditions, Orlando Shakespeare Theater presents a performance of Blackberry Winter by Steve Yockey with a post-show talkback with the playwright, caregivers, and ...

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  • Writes of Spring

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    From My Perspective: “Let Me Tell You About…” Central Florida K-12 students were given the writing prompt, “From My Perspective: Let Me Tell You About…” The best submissions have been transformed into a new theatre work in collaboration between Theatre UCF graduate students and the Orlando REP to promote drama in the classroom, writing and critical thinking, and community engagement ...

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  • UCF Rising! Applied Bystander Prevention Workshop

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    Developed in partnership with UCF Victim Services and the School of Performing Arts, this bystander prevention workshop combines theatrical skills with victim advocacy and prevention training. Selections from Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues and One Billing Rising will precede the workshop. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual ...

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  • Choirs Invitational Concert

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Walt Disney Theater

    UCF Choral faculty, UCF Music Education and UCF Choral students host 400+ students from eight school choral programs from Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties in a day of choir workshops led by nationally known clinician, Dr. Kristina Caswell-MacMullen from Ohio State University. There will be a final concert performance open to the public. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual ...

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  • K-12 Fine Arts Showcase

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: DeVos Family Room

    K-12 students from public and private school fine arts communities of Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Lake, Hillsborough, and Seminole counties gather for performances, shows, and presentations. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets will be available starting March 1. For a complete schedule, ticket reservations ...

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  • Percussion Festival Concert

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Walt Disney Theater

    UCF hosts students and faculty from University, West Orange, and Timber Creek High Schools for a day of open rehearsals, masterclasses, and showcase performances led by international percussion artist Anders Astrand. There will be a final concert performance by the UCF Percussion Ensemble open to the public. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of ...

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  • UCF Woodwind Ensembles

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    The UCF Flute Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble, Clarinet Choir, and Woodwind Quintet come together for an evening of woodwind chamber music, featuring work from a local composer. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets will be available starting March 1. For a complete schedule, ticket ...

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  • Tableaux Vivants (Recurring Event)

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Lobby

    A festival favorite, the Tableaux Vivants “Living Art” returns to the Dr. Phillips Center showcasing the collaborative work of more than 160 School of Visual Arts and Design students. UCF Celebrates the Arts is an annual eight-day showcase featuring interactive exhibitions of student artwork and performances in Visual and Performing Arts. Tickets will be available starting March 1. For a ...

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  • Opera Double Feature: Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Michael Ching’s Buoso’s Ghost (Recurring Event)

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    UCF Opera commemorates the centennial of Puccini's comedic opera Gianni Schicchi with fully staged performances, featuring UCF students and UCF Opera director Thomas Potter in the title role, and accompanied by an orchestra made up of UCF students and members of the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra. During intermission, immediately following the Puccini opera, the singers continue the story with American ...

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  • Opera Double Feature: Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Michael Ching’s Buoso’s Ghost (Recurring Event)

    Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater

    UCF Opera commemorates the centennial of Puccini's comedic opera Gianni Schicchi with fully staged performances, featuring UCF students and UCF Opera director Thomas Potter in the title role, and accompanied by an orchestra made up of UCF students and members of the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra. During intermission, immediately following the Puccini opera, the singers continue the story with American ...

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