Wednesday, September 7

DAY 4: THE FOURTH DIMENSION

Anyone needing to pick up student IDs can do so at the Campus Safety Office on the first floor. 

All Institute

10 am to 4 pm

See School-specific events by clicking on your school. 

Art  |  Critical Studies  |  Dance  |  Film/Video  |  Music  |  Theater

 

9am to 7 pm

Meals
On-Campus, Steve's Cafe
Breakfast 9-10am, Lunch 12:00-1:00pm, Dinner 5:00-6:00pm​

Hampton Inn, Lobby
Breakfast 9-10am, Lunch 11:40am-12:40pm, Dinner 5:30-6:30pm

Embassy Suites and Courtyard Marriott, Embassy Suites Conference Center
Breakfast 9-10am, Lunch 12:00-1:00pm, Dinner 6:00-7:00pm

5:30 to 7 pm

Welcome Concert!CANCELLED
Main Building, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall 
All students are welcome to enjoy an amazing concert performed by The Herb Alpert Schools of Music faculty. The ROD Hall does have a seating capacity of 70 people.

7 pm

Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Night - CANCELLED
Main Building, Bijou
Come and watch Guardians of the Galaxy! Movie synopsis: Brash space adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself the quarry of relentless bounty hunters after he steals an orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with four disparate misfits: gun-toting Rocket Raccoon, treelike-humanoid Groot, enigmatic Gamora, and vengeance-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when he discovers the orb's true power and the cosmic threat it poses, Quill must rally his ragtag group to save the universe.

7 pm

Open Mic Night 
Embassy Suites Tangerine Conference Room
Whether you're there to perform some slam poetry, sing an original, practice your stand up comedy, or watch as an audience member, every student is welcome to join our community for an Open Mic Night! Shuttles will run from the Blue Wall to the Conference Center until 8 pm.

Open Mic Night 
Main Building, Tatum Lounge
Whether you're there to perform some slam poetry, sing an original, practice your stand up comedy, or watch as an audience member, every student is welcome to join our community for an Open Mic Night! 


School of Art

10 am to 12 pm

Mentoring/Meet and Greet with New MFA1 Students and Faculty by Program - POSTPONED
New MFA students meet with program faculty, including mentoring.

  • Art Program – JBSB
  • Photo and Media Program -  E11a
  • All MFAs Graphic Design Program – A112d
  • Art and Technology Program –C107 

12 to 2 pm

School of Art Orientation – Lab Tours - POSTPONED

All incoming BFA and MFA Art students are invited to participate in an informal and self-guided tour of the various labs available to them: Super Shop, MacLab, Print & Media Lab, Photo & Media Lab, and Video Lab. Lab directors will be available to answer any questions. Go directly to each lab.

2 to 4 pm

Mentoring and Meet and Greet with new BFA 1 and transfer students. - POSTPONED
New BFA students meet with program faculty, including mentoring.

  • Art Program – F200
  • Photo and Media Program -  E11a
  • All BFAs Graphic Design Program – A216


School of Critical Studies

1 to 4 pm* Updated Time

MFA Creative Writing Program Teaching Assistant Orientation  
This has now been moved online. Students, please check your emails for the Zoom link. 


School of Dance

9:30 to 11:30 am

Intimacy & Consent Training - POSTPONED
Main Building, Sharon Disney Lund Dance Theater

For all new BFA and MFA students, with invited guest Emily Barasch.

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance Orientation Lunch  
Main Building, Sharon Disney Lund Dance Theater

12:30 to 2 pm

Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance New MFA Student Orientation  
Main Building, Sharon Disney Lund Dance Theater


School of Film/Video

9 am to 1:30 pm

School of Film/Video New Student Facilities Orientation For Character Animation - POSTPONED
Main Building, A404 Black & White Studio

Mandatory for all new BFA students in Character Animation.
Lunch will be provided. 

  • Introduction (9 to 10 am)
  • Facilities Tour (10 am to 1:30 pm)
    • Computer Labs
    • Equipment Checkout
    • Live Action 
    • Production and Installation Spaces
    • FVSound

10 am to 4:30 pm

School of Film/Video New Student Facilities Orientation for Experimental Animation, Film Directing Program, and Program in Film and Video. - POSTPONED
Main Building, A404 Black & White Studio

Mandatory for all new BFA & MFA students in Experimental Animation, Film Directing Program, and Program in Film and Video.
Lunch will be provided. 

  • Introduction (10 to 11 am)
    • School of Film/Video Handbook
    • 2 Pop Website (2pop.calarts.edu)
  • Facilities Tour (11 am to 4:30 pm)
    • Production Services
    • Computer Labs
    • Equipment Checkout
    • Animation Production
    • Live Action Production and Installation Spaces
    • FVSound
    • Editing and Post Production

School of Music

12 to 1 pm

Herb Alpert School of Music Luncheon - POSTPONED
Main Building, Main Gallery 

1:30 to 3:30 pm

New Student Specialization Welcome Session 
This has been moved online. Watch your email for Zoom links. 

Meet faculty within your specialization.

1:30 to 4 pm

Music Office Check-In - POSTPONED
See you Monday, Sept. 12! Main Building, Music School Office (B322)

 

4 to 5 pm

New Student Peer Mentor Welcome Sessions - POSTPONED
Main Building, R.O.D. (B302) 


School of Theater

12 to 12:50 pm

School of Theater Orientation Lunch with Faculty Mentors - POSTPONED until Saturday, 9/10
Main Building, Coffeehouse Theater + Tatum Patio  

1 to 3:50 pm

School of Theater New Student Orientation - POSTPONED until Saturday, 9/10
Main Building, Modular Theater (MOD) 

4 to 4:50 pm

School of Theater All School Meeting - POSTPONED until Saturday, 9/10
Main Building, Modular Theater (MOD)

5 to 7 pm

School of Theater Welcome Reception - POSTPONED until Saturday, 9/10
Main Building, Coffeehouse Theater + Tatum Patio

7 to 9:50 pm

BFA and MFA Management Office Setup - POSTPONED until Saturday, 9/10
Main Building, E305 and E309
All BFA and MFA Theater Management students–new and continuing–will help set up the Management Offices (MOs).