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[25 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Eighth-grader Alexia McCarty from ??? has been selected as the national winner of the Young Playwrights for Change competition. McCarty entered her play, Life Goes On, and won the local competition sponsored by Utah Valley University’s Noorda Regional Theatre Center for Children and Youth; her play was one of 17 that competed for the top national honor and a staged reading at the One Theatre World conference in May.

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[9 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s Percussion Ensemble, lead by Doug Smith, assistant professor and area percussion coordinator, is preparing for its annual showcase entitled “Small Plates” on April 20. Come join the ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. in Centre Stage in the Sorensen Center, for the “tastiest bits” of percussion ensemble UVU has to offer. The show offers a variety of dynamic sounds for all to enjoy ranging from Mozart to Ragtime.UVU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE TO HOST SHOWCASE APRIL 20

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[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

When a boy wishes for a monster and his sister wishes for more peas, the two children end up with a pea-headed monster determined to join their family. The story unfolds during “The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas,” a Utah Valley University production that has been touring to local elementary schools since March 23 and will end its run April 17, 18, and 24 in the Noorda Theatre at 1 p.m.

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[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

A story of a young couple discovering what matters most in life and the importance of accepting people for who they are is at the center of Utah Valley University’s final theater production of the semester. “You Can’t Take It With You,” a Pulitzer-prize winning play written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, runs April 16-18 and 20-25 in the Noorda Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

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[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu  Utah Valley University will dedicate Gary Lee Price’s 15-foot prototype of the “Statue of Responsibility” on April 15 at noon at the east entrance of the Losee Center. Price conducted all of the pre-casting work at UVU in 2012 on the 15-foot […]

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[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For their final performance, senior students from the Department of Dance at Utah Valley University will join together to create “Interlace,” a show that serves as the capstone course for graduating seniors. The concert includes a variety of genres of dance such as ballet, modern, and variations of dance education that all share a common theme.

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[23 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

More than 150 selected new works and projects are on display in this year’s annual Utah Valley University Student Art Show and Bachelor of Fine Arts Final Projects exhibition, which runs March 24 through April 25 at the Woodbury Art Museum.

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[16 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

As part of its commitment to engaged learning, Utah Valley University’s Department of Theatrical Arts for Stage & Screen recently hosted it first-ever Rocky Mountain Summer Stock Theatre Auditions.

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Classical guitarist Adam Kossler, winner of numerous of competitions, including the Columbus State University Guitar Symposium, East Carolina Guitar Competition, MANC International Guitar Competition, and Texas International Guitar Competition, will perform a free concert at Utah Valley University on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Lecture Hall (LI120).

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University will host a unique piano competition on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Science Building Auditorium. The competition is free and open to the public and offers young musicians an opportunity to share their talents with the community as well as compete for prizes, including cash awards and scholarships to the University.

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[12 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

“47 Minutes,” a short film directed by Utah Valley University film student Austin Wilson, won first place in the short film category at LDS Film Festival 2015, as well as receiving the audience choice award. The 20-minute film was also screened at the Independent Filmmaker’s Lounge during Sundance 2015,

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[6 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For Immediate Release University Marketing & Communications: Melinda Colton | 801-863-6807 | melindac@uvu.edu Written by: Kellene Ricks Adams | 801-863-8504 | KAdams@uvu.edu An evening of varied physical and emotional contemporary dance offerings is the focus of “Destinations,” a presentation by UVU’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble. Performances are scheduled for March 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. in the […]

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[25 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University’s hip-hop company, Mos.A.I.C (Most Artistic Inspired Creators) will feature high energy, student-choreographed pieces at its annual spring concert “Out of This World” March 26-28.

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[19 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Utah Valley University theater students will premiere a new play by one of the seminal playwrights for young audiences in the United States, “The Milk Dragon” by Suzan Zeder. She has been working on this epic fantasy on and off for nearly 50 years, and UVU has been developing the script, with the playwright in residence, for the past two years.

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

A panel of dance professionals will judge some of the best amateur ballroom dancers from Utah and Idaho Feb. 20-21 at the 2015 Dancesport Festival at Utah Valley University.