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March 23, 2012UIC Theatre Presents Brechtian ‘Full Circle’
Chicago- and Los Angeles-based performer Dado will direct acting students at the University of Illinois at Chicago as they present Charles Mee’s “Full Circle,” based on Bertolt Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle.”
March 15, 2012Online Game Shows Why Ward Maps Raise Controversy
If you wonder why Chicago’s remapping of its 50 wards raised so much controversy and took so long, you can try remapping a few wards yourself, courtesy of urban planners at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
March 14, 2012Sitcom star returns to his roots
Lucas Neff, 2008 theater grad and TV sitcom star, returns to coach current students on acting in front of the camera. Acting is about “willing to be humiliated,” he says.
February 21, 2012UIC Theatre Presents ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’
University of Illinois at Chicago acting students perform “Our Lady of 121st Street,” a comedy by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Shanésia Davis, film and television actress and UIC adjunct lecturer in theatre.
February 21, 2012UIC Jazz Festival Features Harmonica Virtuoso
UIC’s High School Jazz Festival tops off with an evening concert featuring 2012 Grammy winner Howard Levy, jazz harmonica virtuoso and pianist.
February 1, 2012Five UIC Students Win Gilman Study Abroad Awards
Five University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships for study abroad opportunities during the 2012 spring semester. Since 2006, UIC students have received 54 Gilman scholarships totaling $224,500.
January 17, 2012UIC Student To Speak at Saudi Global Competitiveness Forum
University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduate Ariell Buckingham is heading to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to meet with business leaders from around the globe at the Global Competitiveness Forum, Jan. 21-24.
May 4, 2011TV’s ‘Raising Hope’ a hit for UIC grad
Lucas Neff is not a slacker, but he plays one on TV — “with depth and hilarity,” according to a Los Angeles Times critic.