VAPA FESTIVAL 2021

VAPA FESTIVAL

ANNUAL VAPA STUDENT FESTIVAL: FROM THE ASHES

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FROM THE ASHES

The Annual VAPA Student Festival

Ent Center for the Arts
May 6-9, 2021
 



UCCS Department of Visual and Performing Arts is proud to present the Annual Student VAPA Festival: From the Ashes! We invite you to celebrate our reemergence, our growth, and our community to enjoy four days of featured art, performances, and showcases created by students in the UCCS VAPA program. This year we are commemorating the 20th Annual UCCS Student Short Film Festival Film Festival, the 15th Annual Senior Visual Art Exhibition "Awakening" at GOCA Downtown, UCCS Theatre & Dance’s production of "Medea," music recitals, art history presentations, and so much more. No matter what medium fits your fancy, we hope you will come engage with the phenomenal works created by students and participate in the many festivities we have to offer! 
 

MEDEA
Kevin Landis, director
Wednesday, May 5-Tuesday, May 11
Main stage production of Euripides' classic.
UCCS students receive free admission. General admission is $15.

Opening Ceremony 
Thursday, May 6, 4pm-5pm
Betty and Murray Ross Lobby & Livestream
Pre-registration is requested.

VAPA 3900 - Pop Out: An Exhibition of Popwalk Interventions

Thursday, May 6-Sunday, May 9
A virtual installation of site-specific videos. Download the Popwalk app and use your smartphone to explore 15 works throughout and around the Ent Center for the Arts.

Art History Presentations
Thursday, May 6, 5pm-6:30pm 
Heller Center AND simultaneously live-streamed as a zoom webinar

Awakening: 14th Annual Senior Visual Art Exhibition First Fridays
Friday, May 7, 5pm-8pm
GOCA Downtown
Pre-registration is required.
Exhibition is on view Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm-5pm, through May 15, 2021. No pre-registration required.

Ludlow Exhibition
Friday, May 7 
Open visitation 1:30pm-5pm
ECFA 245
No pre-registration required.

Student Visual Art Showcase
Friday, May 7- Sunday, May 9
Open visitation from 1pm-6pm everyday!
Osborne Studio Theatre
No pre-registration required.

Research Colloquial Presentations
Friday, May 7 4:00-5:00
Osborne Studio Theatre (Live Streamed) 
Pre-registration is requested.

Dance Composition (Site Specific Dance) 
Friday, May 7 & Sunday, May 9 (1 hour 15 minutes) 
Murray and Betty Ross Lobby
Pre-registration is requested.

MUS 1100 - Symphony 21: UCCS Symphony Orchestra
Glen Whitehead, director
Friday, May 7, 5:00pm
Shockley-Zalabak Theater
UCCS students receive free admission. Contact the Ent Center Box Office at tickets@uccs.edu to receive your complimentary ticket. General admission is $7. Seniors and military are $5.

MUS 1300 - University Choir
Solveig Olsen, director
Saturday, May 8, 4:30pm
Shockley-Zalabak Theater
UCCS students receive free admission. Contact the Ent Center Box Office at tickets@uccs.edu to receive your complimentary ticket. General admission is $7. Seniors and military are $5.

20th Annual Student Film Festival 
Saturday, May 8, 2pm-8pm
Chapman Foundations Recital Hall

Dance Showcase 
Saturday, May 8 (6:30-7:30) 
Overlook Studio
Pre-registration is requested.

Dance Composition (Site Specific Dance) 
Sunday, May 9 (1 hour 15 minutes) 
Murray and Betty Ross Lobby
Pre-registration is requested.

Balinese Gamelan 
Sunday, May 9 (5:30-6:30) 
Outside Ent Center Main Doors
Pre-registration is requested.

Theatre Showcase
Sunday, May 9 (6:30-8:00)
Osborne Studio Theatre
Pre-registration is requested.

Music Showcase: 
Sunday, May 9 (7:30-9:00) 
Shockley-Zalabak Theater
Pre-registration is requested.


Unless otherwise noted, these events are free and open to the public. For more information about the VAPA Festival contact Caleb Hall at chall6@uccs.edu.

Image credit: poster design by Becca Hurley