The Cake

The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter
Directed by Rob Gander and Marygrace McManus
Redfield Studio Theatre

October 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m.
October 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls – those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when the girl she helped raise comes back home to North Carolina to get married and the fiancé is actually a fiancée, Della’s life gets turned upside down. She can’t really make a cake for such a wedding, can she? For the first time in her life, Della has to think for herself.

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Fall Dance Concert

Fall Dance Festival
Redfield Proscenium Theatre

November 21, 22, 23 at 8:00 p.m.
November 23 at 2:00 p.m.

The Fall Dance Festival is one of three annual dance concerts put on by the dance program and showcases dance students in new choreographic works by faculty, guest artists and selected student choreographers. Traditionally, the Fall Dance Festival also includes guest performances by national professional dance artists. Past guest choreographic artists include Mihn Tran (2006), Lula Washington (2007), Kristin Heavey/Element Dance Theatre (2008 & 2009), and Katie Elliot and James Lavita/3rd Law Dance/Theatre (2009).

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Antigone by Sophocles
Directed by Yasmine Jahanmir
Redfield Proscenium Theatre

February 28, 29, March 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 p.m.
March 1 at 1:30 p.m.

One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering.

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Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening, book and lyrics by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik
Directed by Adriano Cabral, Musical Direction by C.J. Greer
Redfield Studio Theatre

April 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 at 7:30 p.m.
April 5 at 1:30 p.m.

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

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Spring Dance Concert

Spring Dance Concert
Redfield Proscenium Theatre

April 23, 24, 25 at 8:00 p.m.
April 25 at 2:00 p.m.

The Spring Dance Concert features performances by dance students in choreographic works by dance faculty and guest artists. Historically, this concert has featured one guest dance company in the second half of the program. Past guest companies include: Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Fua Dia Congo, Robert Moses' Kin Dance Company, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, Martha Graham Dance Ensemble, Hubbard Street 2, Ballet Hispanico, Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company, Giordano Dance Chicago, casebolt and smith, and Gallim Dance.

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School of the Arts events take place in the Church Fine Arts Building on the University campus. The University campus is located at 1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557, near the junction of Interstate 80 and I-580/U.S. 395. General parking is available in the Brian Whalen Parking garage, which is north of the Church Fine Arts building. The main entrance to the Brian Whalen Parking garage is located on the east side of North Virginia Street, between 14th Street and 15th Street.

  • Parking is free on event nights after 7:00 p.m. and 30 minutes prior to show time for events starting earlier than 5:00 p.m.
  • Disabled parking is available on all floors.