Performances

Auditions for Spring 2019 Touring Show, “Blue Horses”

THEATRE AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT Auditions for Blue Horses, the Spring 2019 touring production, will take place on Saturday, January 26th, 2:00-4:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre. Callbacks will follow on the same day from 4:00-5:00 pm. If you would like to audition, please reserve a 10-minute slot on the sign-up sheet in the SPA Office. Monologues […]

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Alex Kinney – Student Profile

STUDENTS OF UMAINE: Alex Kenney from Scituate, Massachusetts The sophomore music education major with a vocal concentration was born in Vienna, Austria. He’s also lived in Russia and Kazakhstan. This summer, Kenney interned at the Latvian Academy of Culture through the American Latvian Association in Riga, Latvia. “Music has been a part of me my […]

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Open Auditions for the Spring Production of “Stupid F##king Bird”

Stupid F##king Bird Sort of adapted from The Seagull by Anton Chekov Written by Aaron Posner Open Auditions for the School of Performing Arts’ spring production of “Stupid F##king Bird” will be held: Thursday, November 30 6:00pm Black Box Theatre, Class of 1944 Hall Cold readings will be available, but you may also prepare a […]

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Register Now for History of Jazz Spring Course

History of Jazz will be offered in the Spring 2018 semester! History of Jazz is listed in the UMaine Catalog under MUS 298 — Special Subjects in Music, Section 001. Taught by Jay Bregman, this course is recommended for all B.A. music students, particularly Jazz concentrators, B.M. in Performance students, and music minors! The course explores […]

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Auditions for ‘Histoire du Soldat’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Auditions are open for the fall productions of L’Histoire du soldat and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. L’Histoire du soldat (Performances October 27-29) Audition Schedule and Instructions: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 6:00pm, Al Cyrus Pavilion Actors arrive at 6:00pm to sign in and prepare for auditions. Please be on time. Thursday, Aug. 31 Call Backs. The audition […]

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UMaineSPA to present ‘Mostly Maine Composers’ Concert on Sept. 23, 2016

Grammy-nominated and internationally recognized mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato will celebrate Maine composers in a Sept. 23 concert at the University of Maine School of Performing Arts. Taking the Minsky Recital Hall stage with Fortunato for the 7:30 p.m., “Mostly Maine Composers” concert will be Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes; Thomas Hill, clarinet; and Mary Jane Rupert, […]

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2016 Chamber Music Institute Announcements

This years Chamber Music Institute will conclude with a performance in Minsky Recital Hall on Saturday, August 6 at 7 p.m. with guest soloist Jin Suk Yu of the New York Philharmonic! Yu will play Mendelssohn violin Concerto in e minor, accompanied by the Chamber Music Institute Orchestra, conducted by Anatole Wieck. A member of […]

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Black Bear Men’s Chorus Concert

The University of Maine’s premier all male choral ensemble presents their Spring concert, conducted by Daniel Williams,  and featuring a special performance by the Hampden Academy Chamber Singers. Tickets to this performance are  $9 or free with student MaineCard. Buy Tickets. Box office: 207.581.1755

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Spring Dance Showcase

Join us for our spring dance showcase May 5-7 in Hauck Auditorium.  These much anticipated showcases are both the highlight and culmination of a semester of hard work and dedication by University of Maine School of Performing Arts sstudents. Tickets are $10 or free with student MaineCard. Buy Tickets.

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Maine Masque to Present ‘Dog See God’ April 14-17

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, an “ unauthorized parody”, imagines characters from the popular comic strip Peanuts as teenagers. When CB’s dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burnt out to provide any coherent speculation; his sister has gone goth; his […]

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