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Fine Arts makes 2022 UVic News top 10 list — twice!

Fine Arts makes 2022 UVic News top 10 list — twice!

Fine Arts was excited to see the continuing research and creative activity of our faculty members make it into two separate "UVic Top 10 of 2022" lists!  Compiled by UVic News out of the many stories released across campus throughout the year, we congratulate the...

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Theatre grad Markus Spodzieja’s kosher journey

Theatre grad Markus Spodzieja’s kosher journey

While Stephen Sondheim made the Baker a central character in his musical Into The Woods, theatre isn't exactly filled with plum roles for those who love to bake. But in the case of Department of Theatre grad Markus Spodzieja, he went from the stage to starting a...

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Exploring the hidden wonders of puppeteer Ingrid Hansen

Exploring the hidden wonders of puppeteer Ingrid Hansen

UVic Theatre grad Ingrid Hansen puppeteering Num Num Bird on Fraggle Rock: Back to the RockIf you made a list of the most fun careers, “professional puppeteer” would surely be somewhere near the top. And for any fan of fuzzy fur and funky foam, it doesn’t get much...

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Theatre alum Stacy Ross continues to make the news

Theatre alum Stacy Ross continues to make the news

Stacy Ross did not grow up giving pretend interviews and dreaming of being a television anchor. In fact, the Metchosin-raised Ross had her heart set on a life in theatre. “My first love was always theatre and musical theatre . . . I always thought my dream job would...

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Explore UVic on Nov 26

Explore UVic on Nov 26

Considering a future as a student in the Faculty of Fine Arts? Join us on Saturday, Nov 26, as we open our doors as part of Explore UVic—UVic's free, all-day open house. We’ve created a fun-filled day of student panels, sample lectures, presentations, tours and...

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Fine Arts active with 5 Days of Action

Fine Arts active with 5 Days of Action

UVic's 5 Days of Action is back! Running Nov 14-18, Five Days of Action: 365 Days of Commitment is UVic’s annual free, week-long event aimed at amplifying the work groups, units and organizations are doing to create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable campus and...

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Broadway veteran directs Spring Awakening at the Phoenix

Broadway veteran directs Spring Awakening at the Phoenix

When mounting an acclaimed Broadway musical, it’s always good to have somebody in the director’s chair who knows of which they ing. Enter veteran performer Michelle Rios, whose impressive credits on and Off-Broadway include a number of Tony Award-nominated...

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Orange Shirt Day 2022

Orange Shirt Day 2022

Artist Carey Newman Hayalthkin’geme (Kwakwaka'wakw/Coast Salish) on "Hearts and Hands" UVic is committed to reconciliation. We're working to foster truth, respect and mutual understanding with all Indigenous peoples and communities. You can partner in the work of...

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Curtain call: John Krich

Curtain call: John Krich

“All has not been said and never will be.” —Samuel Beckett The Department of Theatre is sad to announce the loss of influential professor John Krich, who passed away on September 14. John was a member of the Theatre department from 1969 to 2002. He contributed greatly...

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Fine Arts Welcome (Back) Party

Fine Arts Welcome (Back) Party

If you're a Fine Arts student in Art History & Visual Studies, School of Music, Theatre, Visual Arts or Writing, then you're invited to our annual Welcome (Back) Pizza Party. The Fine Arts teaching faculty & staff will be serving, so swing by and say hi! Join...

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