Coming Up!
  February 2015 
 
 
  Highlights

Department of Theatre and Dance Presents:
 
 
February 26, 27 7:30 p.m.
February 28 • 2 p.m. and 8p.m.
March 1 2 p.m. 

Alexander Kasser Theater

Tickets: $20*

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Bloom


Once considered a strangely discordant play, The Winter’s Tale has become an evergreen precisely because of its swerves—from tragedy to comedy, revenge to romance, psychological realism to fantasy. In this late-Shakespeare play, the irrational jealousy of a king toward his faithful wife unleashes a kaleidoscopic fable of revenge, loyalty, and redemption that now seems strikingly modern.
 

 
John J. Cali School of Music Presents:

February 25
• 8 p.m.

Jed Leschowitz Recital Hall


Admission Free
 
Under the baton of Ken Lam, Cali School's faculty and students will be joined by Denyce Graves for a performance of Gustav Mahler’s master work Das Lied von der Erde (the Schoenberg/Riehn chamber version).
 
Mezzo Soprano soloist, Denyce Graves, is recognized worldwide as one of today's most exciting vocal stars who continues to gather unparalleled popular and critical acclaim in performances on four continents. Her career has taken her to the world's great opera houses and concert halls. The combination of her expressive, rich vocalism, elegant stage presence, and exciting theatrical abilities allows her to pursue a wide breadth of operatic portrayals as well as delight audiences in concert and recital appearances.
 
Tenor soloist, Robert Cart, is the Director of the Cali School. He has performed more than 15 leading roles throughout the United States and Europe in Vienna, Munich, London, New York and Washington, DC, under such conductors as Bernstein, Leppard and Zinman.

 
February 12, 13 • 7:30  p.m.
February 14 • 8  p.m.
February 15 • 3  p.m. 

Alexander Kasser Theater
 
Tickets: $20*

Choreography by Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten
Costumes by Clifford Portier
Lighting by Paul Beumer and Pieter C. Scholten
Soundtrack by Pieter C. Scholten 

East Coast Premiere
 
In the exuberant Rocco, choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten transform the Alexander Kasser Theater stage into a boxing ring, where every seat is ringside.  Dancers become boxers in a high-stakes match, challenging each other with punches and strikes, fast footwork and ingenious tactics. Inspired by the classic Italian film, Rocco & His Brothers, Rocco depicts brotherly love and the struggle for a better life with dazzling physical virtuosity.

All seating is onstage for this production. Seating is general admission.Please contact the box office at 973-655-5112 with any questions about seating.


*No charge for University-enrolled undergraduates
 
  
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Image courtesy of Clifford Tisdell
Clifford Tisdell, Modern Living, 2014, wood, cardboard,
tin, resin, canvas,acrylic, oil and latex, 50 x 50 x 10 in.

 
George Segal Gallery Presents:
"Art Connections 11"
 
"Art Connections," the annual fund raiser for the George Segal Gallery, is on exhibit until February 21.  This juried exhibition has grown in scale from a regional exhibition to one of national scope.  Submissions for "Art Connections 11" came from New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Connecticut, Texas and Pennsylvania.  Art historian and art writer Kathleen Madden is juror for the exhibition.
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George Segal Gallery - Web page
To February 21: Art Connections 11
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Dept. of Art and Design - Web page
Art Forum/Art Talks...
Art Forum/Art Talks Web page
MFA Gallery...
February 2-6: Meagan Green, Maryann Ficker
February 9-13:
Daniel Morowitz
February 16-20:
Esmeralda Vazquez
February 23-27: Irena Pejovic
MFA Gallery Web page
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John J. Cali School of Music
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Complete list of all faculty, student and guest artists' performances.
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Dept. of Theatre and Dance - Web page
February 5-8: Merrily We Roll Along

February 19-22: New Play Festival
February 26-March 1:The Winter's Tale
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School of Communication and Media - Web page
Film Forum...
February 3: Heidi Latsky-Choreographer
February 10:
Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright-Director and Producer
February 24: Sam Hoffman-Producer/director

Film Forum's Web page
Carpe Diem...
Current Carpe Diem episodes
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Peak Performances - Web page
To February 1:At the same time...
February 12-15: Rocco
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Creative Research Center - Web Page
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Office of Education and Community Outreach - Web page
 
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ATTENTION COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS
 
Below are upcoming events for prospective students. Save the date and register now!

February 17: Music Therapy Day
February 22: Graduate Open House
February 27: Theatre Day
 
Campus Visits: Undergraduate l Graduate

For more information about campus visits, and a complete list of Arts Days events for 2014-'15, click here.