College of the Arts to host 6th Annual Beaux Arts Ball
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of the Arts will host its annual Beaux Arts Ball on Friday, October 23, 2015 in the Atchafalaya Ballroom of the new student union. The costume ball will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. with the theme of earth, honoring the 2016 SPARK Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Nick Spitzer. All proceeds from the event will support the students of the UL Lafayette College of the Arts. Guests will enjoy a buffet dinner with wine pours and a cash bar while dancing the night away to the 20-piece UL Jazz Ensemble. Guests are encouraged to put ...
VIDEO: Auditions for State of La Danse
The dance program in the School of Music and Performing Arts held auditions for the 2015 State of La Danse production. Click here to view the video.
Music faculty presents Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale’
The UL School of Music Faculty will present a free performance of Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale). The performance will take place on Saturday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Angelle Hall Auditorium. Faculty performing will include: Eric Melley, conductor; Michael Blaney. violin; Renee Breaux, clarinet; Robin Hochkeppel, bassoon; Paul Morton, trumpet, Eddie Muller, trombone; Robert Nash, bass; Troy Breaux, percussion; Shawn Roy, narrator. Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale (1918), describes the story of a young soldier in WWI, who gives his soul (represented by the violin) to the devil (represented by the percussion) in exchange for a book that predicts the ...
2015 Juried Student Art Exhibition opens
[caption id="attachment_2161" align="aligncenter" width="514" caption="Visual Arts Department"][/caption] The Department of Visual Arts will hold the 2015 Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition will commence with an opening reception Friday, September 11 at 7 p.m. in the Fletcher Hall gallery. The exhibition will run from September 11 to 28 in the Fletcher Hall gallery, featuring student works in visual arts.
Auditions set for State of LA Danse
Auditions for this year's State of LA Danse will take place Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in McLaurin Hall Studio 103. Personal warm-ups will begin at 5 p.m. with the auditions beginning at 6 p.m. All advanced students are welcome to audition, and all participants must be 15 years old or older. Pointe shoes are required. Casting will be posted on the call board in McLaurin Hall on Thursday, September 3. The rehearsal schedule is anticipated to be Sundays from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Wednesdays from 5 - 8 p.m., and Fridays from 3- 6 p.m. The State of LA Danse performance this ...