Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:52am
Only after Cora Nunnally Miller passed away in 2015 did the fact that during her lifetime she anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation. The legacy of those gifts continues to have deeply positive impacts on UGA students today: Six University of Georgia students have been selected as the inaugural cohort of Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of…
Tags: Institute of Native American Studies, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Ecology Annex, justice, Office of Government Relations
Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:35am
Gracie Bailey and Lindsay Giedl, bachelor's of fine arts candidates, each will present their creative progress as dancers, performers and choreographers with works of complex expressive themes and dynamic movement. Giedl's work explores ideas about the gender spectrum and gender fluidity through contemporary movement and live art. Bailey's piece investigates self-concept and human progress through the medium of light—from human's primal…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Church Hall, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Design Studios
Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:07am
The visual, literary and performing arts take center stage beginning November 1 during the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features nearly 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days: The festival begins Nov. 1 with "Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration," an hourlong showcase of student performances in dance, music, theater and creative writing at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Spotlight on the Arts,…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Ecology Annex, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Denmark Hall, Environmental Design Studios
Fri, 04/07/2017 - 11:03am
The UGA Black Theatrical Ensemble presents A Celebration of Diversity, a three-day festival at the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens that will be a showcase of multiple different organizations and performers across campus to celebrate the arts: April 6: Celebration Kickoff will begin the festival and will entail an art/fashion exposition as well as a tabling opportunity for all organizations participating in the festival. Admission is free, but…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Dawson Hall, Department of Microbiology, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Department of Anthropology/Department of Geography
Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:00am
The dance department presents its annual spring dance concert, Repertory on Common Ground, April 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. and April 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the New Dance Theatre in the dance building. The performances will feature choreography by dance faculty and guest artists. Experience the rich array of dance styles and genres, with original choreography that is entertaining, thought-provoking and a delight for the senses. Tickets are $16, $12…
Tags: physics, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 11:13am
"We bring together UGA student artists who will demonstrate extraordinary aerial dance skills," said Bala Sarasvati, CORE artistic director and the Jane Willson Professor in the Arts. "These extremely committed artists bring a unique set of talents to the arts at UGA." Tickets here. It remains crucial that a world-class university be the home of the highest levels of instruction and achievement in the arts and humanities, and the CORE concerts…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, cell manufacturing
Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:14am
Internationally renowned choreographer and the director of the San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet, will deliver a Global Georgia talk today at 11 a.m. in the New Dance Theatre.  LINES Ballet will perform Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. A pre-concert lecture will be offered 45 minutes prior to the performance in the Fine Arts Building Balcony Theatre. King founded the San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet company in…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, The Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Financial Planning Research Center, resumes, ACES
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:41am
The Bulldog 100, a Rhodes Scholar, and the new capital campaign highlight this month's kudos to faculty, students and staff: Laura Courchesne, an Honors Program student and Foundation Fellow from Fair Haven, New Jersey, majoring in economics and religion in the Terry College of Business and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar Geology doctoral student Ny Riavo Voarintsoa was among the The Geological Society of…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, employee relations, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Hodgson Wind Ensemble
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 10:16am
The concert will open with a series of repertory pieces created by Sarasvati that demonstrate an array of technical dance abilities on bungee, single point lyra, silks and slings, along with sustained physical partnering and the incorporation of film animation.  Dance, as is said, is a form of language that transcends not only cultures but also species. Dancers are storytellers who share their stories with their bodies, and the ability to '…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, critical zone
Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:35am
The 25th anniversary of this year's program means a lot to both current and former dancers with the UGA Ballroom Performance Group. This year's showcase will feature returning alumni and the performance of some of the group's most famous pieces. A great way to welcome alums back to campus and share the joy of dance with the campus community. The group includes dancers from within and beyond the department of dance - a great way for students in…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Myers Quad, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute
Wed, 10/07/2015 - 11:26am
Tonight at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the Dance Building, the dance department presents the U.S. premiere of Danza Universiteria Costa Rica: Inercia Come view some very special dance pieces from Danza Universitaria, the most famous, inventive and progressive professional contemporary dance company in Costa Rica. The company is renowned and has won national awards. The performance is presented free of charge,  sponsored by the Franklin…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Department of Energy
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:38am
The 2015 Spring Dance Concert featuring faculty, guest choreographers and UGA students, runs April 9-11 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive. [The concert features] UGA undergraduate students, many of whom are completing their Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts or minors in dance, for a performance of pieces that choreographers have been rehearsing with dancers since the…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, physics, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:04am
          Thinc week is March 23-27 on campus, and one of the many highlights will be a dance workshop led by Stanford University dance instructor Aleta Hayes, who uses dance and free movement as a route to leadership and collaboration: What new ways can we relate to one another? Experiential inquiry into concepts of social accupressure, viewing the view, opening to other’s realities, appreciation of tacit knowledge and mining social knots…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, quantum computing, critical zone, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Odyssey, Clarke Central
Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:52am
UGA's CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company's dance, aerial dance and multimedia concert continues Friday and Saturday Feb. 27- 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday March 1 at 6 p.m. in the New Dance Theater in the dance building on Sanford Drive. "The Human Soul Connection" will guide the audience through an exploration of the human soul. Atlanta-based dance companies Staibdance and Zoetic Dance Ensemble will join students on stage. "In this…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Design Studios
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:52am
The department of dance presents the Emerging Choreographers Informal Showing on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive: The showing marks the second performance of the annual fall semester Young Choreographers Series, which premieres choreographic works by UGA dance majors. The works reflect each choreographer's creative process, movement vocabulary and artistic perspective. "After…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:23pm
The UGA department of dance will present the 2014 Senior Exit Dance Concert on November 12-14 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater in the Dance Building on Sanford Drive.  The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department presents this three-day event as part of the university's Spotlight on the Arts Festival. The senior showcase is a demonstration of the unique artistic talents of the department of dance's senior bachelor’s degree candidates.…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Environmental Design Studios, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:29am
This is a quite visionary joining of art and science: University of Georgia doctoral student Uma Nagendra flipped and twisted her way to the top prize in the seventh annual Dance Your Ph.D. contest for her video explaining biology research through an aerial dance performance. The contest, sponsored by Science Magazine, the Association of the Advancement of Science and HighWire Press, challenged scientists around the world to explain their Ph.D.…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Earth, public, Department of English, SPIA, criminal justice, English
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:47am
Mark your calendar for a special night of ballet March 22: The special concert, featuring both classical and contemporary ballet works performed by current company members with special appearances by ensemble alumni, will be in the New Dance Theatre in the Dance Building located on Sanford Drive. Four pas de deux (dance for two) will be performed during the event: the classic "Aurora's Wedding" pas de deux from Act III of "Sleeping Beauty;" the…
Tags: Advance UGA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:53am
Interdiciplinarity has long been a buzzword in higher education - and all the while it's been much more than that. Bringing expertise from different disciplines together allows to researchers, scientists and artists to reach far deeper into wide-ranging questions and phenomena than they might alone. Just because a term gains currency doesn't disallow its essential truth. Similarly, the departments of dance, physics and astronomy, and theatre and…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:42am
UGA already has many unique relationships in Costa Rica and on Thursday, January 16, yet another one is set to take hold. Luis Piedra, a professional dancer and choreographer of the Danza Universitaria in Costa Rica, will present a lecture-demonstration at the department of dance at 11 a.m. In his lecture-demonstration "Perspectives on creative process and contemporary dance in Costa Rica", Piedra will talk about his life in dance as a performer…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, biotechnology, Financial Planning Research Center, microbes
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 11:59am
This year's Spotlight on the Arts kicks off later this week, and in the interest of helping you navigate the tremendous volume of events happening all over campus, here are the events that are most fine-and-performing-arts-centric, in the opinion of your humble Chronicles blog: The Lamar Dodd School of Art will hold a school-wide open house with special activities in the main building, the ceramics building, and the sculpture and jewelry and…
Tags: Institute of Native American Studies, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Ecology Annex
Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:24am
With the Spotlight on the Arts festival just around the corner, campus wil be rung with performances. The Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Dance Concert is Nov. 6-8 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater: The Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Dance Concert is choreographed by senior, junior and sophomore dance majors who will demonstrate their artistic talents, dedication and passion for the art of dance.  BFA candidate in dance Farrah…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 10:11am
On Monday Sept. 30 and Tuesday Oct. 1, the UGA dance department welcomes a very special guest to campus for performances and a lecture: Lénablou is a renowned choreographer, scholar, and activist known for her innovative promotion of Caribbean performance cultures through her dance technique: the Techni’Ka. Based in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, her dance company TRILOGIE has toured across the world giving performances in Senegal,…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, American South, Financial Planning Research Center, work
Fri, 02/01/2013 - 3:31pm
  CORE Concert Dance Company Contemporary and Aerial Dance will present TAKING FLIGHT! Wed.- Sat. Feb. 27 to March 2 at 8 p.m, held at the UGA Department of Dance New Dance Theatre, Athens, GA. Contemporary and a range of aerial dance - including bungee-assistance, triple trapeze, lyra, silks and cyr – blends with digitally rendered film projection and explores an aeronautical and emotional journey. Purchase tickets at: tate@uga.edu/tickets,…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Environmental Design Studios, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:11pm
The department of dance in the Franklin College presents its senior exit concert "Senior Remix: Over & Out" Nov. 8-10 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theater located in the Dance Building on Sanford Drive. The 2012 senior exit dance concert-choreographed by senior dance majors to demonstrate their artistic talents, dedication and passion for the art of dance-is part of the UGA Spotlight on the Arts festival. "I have had such an incredible time…
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