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ALL LIVE EVENTS ARE CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, CHECK BELOW FOR DIGITAL EVENTS

In an effort to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the community, Chancellor Henry Yang announced on Tuesday, March 10th that the UC Santa Barbara campus will be transitioning to remote instruction for the remainder of Winter Quarter and the start of Spring Quarter, through the end of April at the earliest. Even though our students, faculty, and staff worked tirelessly to produce and present spring quarter events, we have to put the safety of our community at the forefront and cancel all spring quarter events unless something significantly changes.

In case we are able to safely present any of our canceled events, we will let you know through our website and email communication (if you want to stay in touch with us during these challenging times please SUBSCRIBE HERE).

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Announcements

The Department proudly announces that graduate students Alesha Claveria & Heath Pennington are awarded summer minigrants for Multidisciplinary Research on COVID-19 and its Impacts.

The Theater/Dance community commits to doing our part to support and lift up black voices through the art we create, the scholarship we produce and the teaching we impart. Black Lives Matter.

Usually, the production team in the department specializes in bringing art to life. Today, they're creating masks for health care workers.

24 LAUNCH PAD alumni professional playwrights answer the call to energize spring quarter with a Zoom festival of monologues and short plays on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Video available now.

With great sadness we share that Diane Rodriguez, distinguished alumna of the department and dear friend, passed away on April 10th. 

When the world is social distancing and our community is missing the art daily created at UCSB Theater/Dance, dance professor Monique Meunier wanted to provide an inspirational video.

  • Play in a Day Festival Poster

The Play in a Day Festival will feature ten+ new short plays written, directed, and acted by UCSB students, faculty, and staff… all created in one twenty four hour period! The performances will take place  on May 2nd at 7 pm on Zoom. Please join us for this celebration of community and CREATION at what promises to be an exciting event.

  • Risa Brainin's headshot

Risa Brainin, our acting and directing professor, has been inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre!