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Ron Cephas Jones Returns to Broadway in Clyde’s

After a seven-year absence punctuated by health issues, acclaimed actor and School of Theater faculty Ron Cephas Jones returns to the Broadway stage in Clyde’s, a play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage now running at Second Stage Theater in New York City. Read More

Berlinale Taps Three Films by CalArts Faculty

The 2022 Berlin International Film Festival has revealed its first titles for the festival, which will run from Feb. 10-20, 2022, including films from CalArts’ faculty Nina Menkes, James Benning, and alum and former School of Critical Studies visiting faculty Travis Wilkerson (Film/Video MFA...

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CalArts’ Alums and Faculty Films Represent at Sundance 2022

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival lineup of features, documentaries, shorts, and episodic series was released Dec. 9 and 10, selected from 14,849 submissions, including 3,762 feature-length films. Across this field, CalArts continues a strong tradition of representation by prominent faculty and...

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Composer Ulrich Krieger Unveils 236 Strings Album

Composer Ulrich Krieger, longtime faculty member of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, has released his latest album, 236 Strings, a collection of instrumental ambient pieces and electro-acoustic soundscapes crafted on a piano. It’s a change of pace for the musician, whose main...

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Carmina Escobar’s Bajo la Sombra del Sol has its World Premiere at REDCAT

On Thursday, Nov. 18, experimental vocalist Carmina Escobar (Music MFA 11), faculty in The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, premieres Bajo la Sombra del Sol / Under the Sun’s Shadow at REDCAT in Downtown L.A. in collaboration with Boss Witch Productions.  Bajo La Sombra del Sol /...

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Works by Sharon Lockhart in New Exhibition and Educational Project

Works by School of Art faculty Sharon Lockhart are presented in her latest exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain and also through an educational partnership at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw in Poland. Read More