• Fall '15 Auditions

    Find out when we're holding upcoming auditions for Ballet, Modern Dance, Music, and Theatre - and break a leg! (photo: Spencer Sandstrom)

  • The Children's Hour

    See the Department of Theatre's production of Lillian Hellman's gut-wrenching play about how narrow-minded majorities can destroy the good-hearted few, Feb. 6-15 (Photo: Spencer Sandstrom)

  • Showcase II

    An evening of works choreographed by students in the Department of Ballet, Feb. 19-21 (photo: Luke Isley)

  • An evening with Tony Kushner

    Tickets (free) are available now to see Tony Kushner speak on Feb. 5 @7p at Kingsbury Hall (photo: Jeff Chiu/AP)

  • [con]text exhibit opens at UMFA

    [con]text, a new exhibition on view at the UMFA, mines the Museum's richly varied permanent collection to explore the many ways in which visual artists have harnessed language to communicate, relate, ...

The Finer Points Blog

College of Fine Arts snags 3 of Salt Lake Magazine’s Top 10 Classical Performances
01-29-2015
Being recognized for performance excellence is always a nice surprise. Making a top 10 list is nice, too. But being recognized three times on the same top 10 list is even better. The College of Fine Arts is proud to be included in Salt Lake Magazine’s Top 10 Classical Performances of 2014. The Department of Theatre’s production of “The Threepenny Opera” was selected as one of...
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Sundance roots intertwined with Department of Film & Media Arts
01-26-2015
The history of the University of Utah Department of Film & Media Arts is more entwined with that of the Sundance Film Festival than most people realize. Professor emeritus Tom Sobchack was integral in the programming for the festival.Sobchack taught the first course on film at the University of Utah in 1968. At the time he was a faculty member of the U Department of English and...
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Assistant Dean connects with the arts internationally
01-21-2015
This past fall, College of Fine Arts Assistant Dean for Art and Creative Engagement and Executive Director of Kingsbury Hall, Brooke Horejsi, was included as part of a cohort that traveled to China as guests of the Chinese Ministry of Culture. With an abundance of arts offerings, Dean Horejsi was immersed in the global arts culture, and her expertise with education-based arts presenting and advocacy...
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Audition call for Fall 2015 major declarations
12-18-2014
Interested in declaring a major with one of the academic units in the College of Fine Arts? You’re in luck! The performing arts units of the College are preparing for Fall 2015 admission auditions and invite you to find your voice, fuel your passion, and ignite your future with one of our esteemed academic programs that train and inspire you in your chosen arts field. It...
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Fall 2014 Semester in Review
12-17-2014
Another banner semester has come to a close. Join us as we look back on the incredible accomplishments of the College of Fine Arts students and faculty.College-WideWelcomed Two New Deans: To better serve the community and campus, Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones named two new Assistant Deans to serve in his cabinet. Brooke Horejsi, who is the new Executive Director of Kingsbury Hall joined with a dual appointment...
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Mural class collaborates with Department of Ballet for "Cinderella" backdrops
12-12-2014
Before entering the Utah Opera headquarters, you might want to remove your shoes. At least for mural class students, this is true. Department of Art & Art History Professor Kim Martinez and the mural class are deeply immersed in their semester-long project to produce three mural backdrops for the Department of Ballet’s steam-punk themed production of “Cinderella.” The class is using the space at the...
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