Whitbeck Award winner and Donaghey Scholar Emily Wells graduated with a B.A. in mass communication and a minor in theatre arts. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock Honors Emily Wells as Whitbeck Award Winner

Emily Wells, a mass communication major and theatre arts minor from Warren, has been named the winner of the 2024 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Emily Wells as Whitbeck Award Winner”

Students play a number of instruments as they look at sheet music on a stage.

UA Little Rock to Present Spring Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert April 23

The School of Literary and Performing Arts will host the Spring Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall on UA Little Rock’s campus. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Present Spring Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert April 23”

Choir students pose in a line outside of a church for a photo.

UA Little Rock Presents “Conversations From the Choral Canon”

The School of Literary and Performing Arts will showcase the talent of UA Little Rock Choirs during the spring choir concert “Conversations From the Choral Canon” on Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Presents “Conversations From the Choral Canon””

Six students stand in a row on stage each in different poses, holding binders with their scripts.

Fringe Festival of New Student Work Highlights Writing Process

The School of Literary and Performing Arts at UA Little Rock will showcase student innovation in the 2024 Fringe Festival of New Student Work featuring original works generated by students in class with playwright-in-residence Candrice Jones. Continue reading “Fringe Festival of New Student Work Highlights Writing Process”

UA Little Rock music students practice for their Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock’s Spring Percussion Concert to Feature Guest Artist Master Christopher

The School of Literary and Performing Arts will present its spring percussion concert featuring the UA Little Rock Percussion Ensemble and the Trojan Steel Band on Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Spring Percussion Concert to Feature Guest Artist Master Christopher”

A flier for the upcoming performance at UA Little Rock, HIR by Taylor Mac.

The School of Literary and Performing Arts Presents Spring Theatre Production, HIR by Taylor Mac

UA Little Rock’s School of Literary and Performing Arts is performing its spring theatre production, HIR by Taylor Mac. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. on March 6-9 with two matinee performances on March 9 and 10 at 2:30 p.m. All showings will be in Haislip Theatre at the Center for Performing Arts on the UA Little Rock campus.

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Music students in the Wind Ensemble play a composition for the composer during a rehearsal. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to Host Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert Feb. 27

Music lovers will have the opportunity to experience the musical stylings of UA Little Rock’s Jazz and Wind Ensembles during a concert on Feb. 27. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert Feb. 27”

Kim Kyle, an alumna who double majored in music and theatre, is leaving planned gifts to support equipment, scholarship, and travel for music and theatre students. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Kyle Makes Planned Gift to Benefit Music, Theatre Arts Programs at UA Little Rock

A dedicated double alumna of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has made a generous planned gift to benefit the academic programs that made such a difference in her life. Continue reading “Kyle Makes Planned Gift to Benefit Music, Theatre Arts Programs at UA Little Rock”

Games of Chance banner with a silhouette holding dice with cards and a table behind the image. Show dates and times are listed.

UA Little Rock Performs “Games of Chance: A Casino Night of Opera and Musical Theatre”

The School of Literary and Performing Arts at UA Little Rock invites the campus and community to attend “Games of Chance: A Casino Night of Opera and Musical Theatre.” Continue reading “UA Little Rock Performs “Games of Chance: A Casino Night of Opera and Musical Theatre””