UCLA alum Kevin Doherty puppeteers Olaf in live ‘Frozen’ production

Alumnus Kevin Patrick Doherty performs as Disney's "Frozen" character Olaf by manipulating a puppet and matching its facial expressions. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Alumnus Kevin Patrick Doherty performs as Disney's "Frozen" character Olaf by manipulating a puppet and matching its facial expressions. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

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Nine UCLA alumni joined the cast of “Frozen – Live at the Hyperion,” performing as Elsa, Olaf, Hans, Kristoff or the ensemble. The live adaptation of the 2013 Disney animated film “Frozen” currently plays three times a day at Disney California Adventure after opening in May.


MFA student Bernard Brown choreographed "Active/Passive," which features dances based on wrestling moves. (Maryrose Kulick/Daily Bruin senior staff)
MFA student Bernard Brown choreographed "Active/Passive," which features dances based on wrestling moves. (Maryrose Kulick/Daily Bruin senior staff)

On the simple stage of the Foals concert, ballads contrasted with rock hits from 2013. (Jintak Han/Assistant photo editor)
On the simple stage of the Foals concert, ballads contrasted with rock hits from 2013. (Jintak Han/Assistant photo editor)

Alumnus Larry Kemp drew on his own memories of the 1960s while mixing the dialogue of “All The Way,” nominated for an Emmy Award. He added authentic sounds to newscasts and funeral scenes. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
Alumnus Larry Kemp drew on his own memories of the 1960s while mixing the dialogue of “All The Way,” nominated for an Emmy Award. He added authentic sounds to newscasts and funeral scenes. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Season six of “American Horror Story” mixes up its format by incorporating dramatic interviews while still delivering the classic scares from past seasons. (FX)
Season six of “American Horror Story” mixes up its format by incorporating dramatic interviews while still delivering the classic scares from past seasons. (FX)

Professor Jose Luis Valenzuela directed a play about Mexican-American immigrants to challenge the idea that immigrants in America are criminals. The third part of the play suggests how traditions can be lost after moving to the U.S. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
Professor Jose Luis Valenzuela directed a play about Mexican-American immigrants to challenge the idea that immigrants in America are criminals. The third part of the play suggests how traditions can be lost after moving to the U.S. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

UCLA alumnus and previous faculty member James Bassler began to study the art of weaving in the basement of Royce Hall after witnessing the integration of textiles in Asian culture. (Courtesy of Reed Hutchinson)
UCLA alumnus and previous faculty member James Bassler began to study the art of weaving in the basement of Royce Hall after witnessing the integration of textiles in Asian culture. (Courtesy of Reed Hutchinson)


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