Theatre UCF’s Cameo Roles in ‘Spelling Bee’ Provide Opportunity to Connect, Learn

Theatre UCF's Cameo Roles in 'Spelling Bee' Provide Opportunity to Connect, Learn

UCF deans Jose Fernandez and Ross Hinkle certainly know how to spell P-A-R-T-I-C-I-P-A-T-E. And that’s exactly what they’re doing for the upcoming Theatre UCF production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The play calls for several guest spellers to compete at each performance, so Fernández, dean of the College of Arts & Humanities, […]

  • Because She Cannes Cannes Cannes

    Growing up in a family of movie buffs and watching the Oscars every year, it seemed Katie Damien, ’01, was predestined for a future in film. In fact, she made her first movie when she was 12 years old. And, she hasn’t stopped making movies since. Born and raised in Florida, Damien chose to attend […]

  • Eclectic Knights Art Show Seeks Artists

    UCF alumni, faculty and staff are invited to enter the upcoming Eclectic Knights VI art show at the Orlando Museum of Art hosted by the university’s School of Visual Arts & Design Alumni Chapter. All types of art can be entered, including acrylics, watercolor, sculpture, mixed media, photography, stained glass and others. The entry deadline […]

  • Players Sought for Testing FIEA Video Games

    Are you itching to try some new video game action before the rest of the world? The three newest games being developed by students from UCF’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy will be set up Tuesday, June 24, in the main campus Student Union for players to check out. Players can also meet the developers and […]


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  • UCF to Host Arts Festival at Orlando's New Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

    The University of Central Florida will join the inaugural season of downtown Orlando’s new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts by hosting a 10-day arts festival in April, organizers announced Thursday. The center is planning a year full of concerts, Broadway shows, dance performances and other events, including the UCF Pegasus Arts Festival scheduled […]

  • UCF Professor Shines on Wrestling Stage

    Charles “Chip” Perry’s summertime work is not just in the spotlight – it is the spotlight. The assistant professor of lighting and sound design for the University of Central Florida’s Theatre department is spending his summer months as lighting director for several World Wrestling Entertainment television production shows. His shows average 12 hours of on-air television […]

  • 'The Foreigner' is no stranger at UCF

    The Black Box at Theatre UCF has been transformed into a rustic fishing lodge for a production of The Foreigner, which runs on the university’s main Orlando campus June 12-29. Larry Shue’s comedy is directed by Mark Brotherton (The Music Man, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment). The play centers on two friends, one British, who visit a […]

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Flying Horse Editions

Theo Lotz, the Flying Horse Editions director, talks about the different aspects of the program and how it fits into the greater university.