Wednesday, September 26

The cast of "Is There Life After High School?" rehearses Monday night in the Little Theater in Macgowan Hall.

Not just another high school musical

Think back to what life was like in high school. Whether you were the class valedictorian, the class clown, the quarterback, the band kid, the popular kid or the book worm, UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television will allow you to revisit the halls of high school in the fall production "Is There Life After High School?" Read more...

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The cast of "Is There Life After High School?" rehearses Monday night in the Little Theater in Macgowan Hall.

The cast of "Is There Life After High School?" rehearses Monday night in the Little Theater in Macgowan Hall.

Second-year theater student Adam Epelbaum was a finalist in the first-annual Laugh Bowl competition against USC. Laugh Bowl II begins Friday.

Round 1 of Laugh Bowl II kicks off

Knocks can announce any of a number of things: people clamoring to be let in, jokes or even Mr. Opportunity making his presence known. Read more...

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Second-year theater student Adam Epelbaum was a finalist in the first-annual Laugh Bowl competition against USC. Laugh Bowl II begins Friday.

Second-year theater student Adam Epelbaum was a finalist in the first-annual Laugh Bowl competition against USC. Laugh Bowl II begins Friday.

The cast of Pacific Resident Theatre’s “Island of Brilliance” features current UCLA students and alumni, working with longtime professional actors.

Alumni thespians put on “Island of Brilliance”

Jill Renner walked hurriedly to a black storefront on Venice Boulevard and, pulling back a large, wooden, ramshackle door, stepped into a small theater space. Read more...

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The cast of Pacific Resident Theatre’s “Island of Brilliance” features current UCLA students and alumni, working with longtime professional actors.

The cast of Pacific Resident Theatre’s “Island of Brilliance” features current UCLA students and alumni, working with longtime professional actors.

Monica Kracy, a fifth-year aerospace engineering student, is the president of the Historical Ballroom Dance Club.

History waltzes into Powell Library for annual dance

NEWS BRIEF: Historical waltz attendees dance through time with rhythm

Though popular dance styles focus on individual, unorganized movement, attendees of a historical waltz event twirled together under the Powell Library rotunda on Saturday. [0:41]

"NEWS BRIEF: Historical waltz attendees dance through time with rhythm"

Imagine a room filled with young ladies decked in Victorian garb and young men in tailcoats and top hats to match, effervescently dancing a waltz across the room. This isn't just a scene out of a Jane Austen novel. Read more...

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Monica Kracy, a fifth-year aerospace engineering student, is the president of the Historical Ballroom Dance Club.

Monica Kracy, a fifth-year aerospace engineering student, is the president of the Historical Ballroom Dance Club.

HAMMER MUSEUM
Artist Julian Hoeber's structure "Demon Hill" is based on "gravitational mystery spots" and is currently installed on the Hammer's Lindbrook Terrace.

Hammer exhibit confounds gravity

Halloween is over, but a glimpse of the bizarre will remain on hand a while longer at the Hammer Museum. Read more...

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HAMMER MUSEUM
Artist Julian Hoeber's structure "Demon Hill" is based on "gravitational mystery spots" and is currently installed on the Hammer's Lindbrook Terrace.

HAMMER MUSEUM
Artist Julian Hoeber's structure "Demon Hill" is based on "gravitational mystery spots" and is currently installed on the Hammer's Lindbrook Terrace.

Hamlet (Terrence Colby Clemons) (left) spars with Ostricke (Matthew Wrather) (right) over King Claudius' wager with Laertes over a sporting duel. Horatio (Joseph Tower) (center) observes the mismatched banter with the wit-challenged messenger.

Making ‘Hamlet’ relatable

Just about everyone has been exposed to "Hamlet" at some point, whether by watching "The Lion King" or reading the play in an English class. Read more...

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Hamlet (Terrence Colby Clemons) (left) spars with Ostricke (Matthew Wrather) (right) over King Claudius' wager with Laertes over a sporting duel. Horatio (Joseph Tower) (center) observes the mismatched banter with the wit-challenged messenger.

Hamlet (Terrence Colby Clemons) (left) spars with Ostricke (Matthew Wrather) (right) over King Claudius' wager with Laertes over a sporting duel. Horatio (Joseph Tower) (center) observes the mismatched banter with the wit-challenged messenger.

Marissa Labog and Roberto "Rawbzilla" Lambaren are dancers in Collage Dance Theatre's upcoming "Governing Bodies" performance at Los Angeles City Hall. The opening night gala will take place Saturday in the Tom Bradley Tower. (COLLAGE DANCE THEATRE)

The politics of dancing

Flannery Gregg was at dance rehearsal. Read more...

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Marissa Labog and Roberto "Rawbzilla" Lambaren are dancers in Collage Dance Theatre's upcoming "Governing Bodies" performance at Los Angeles City Hall. The opening night gala will take place Saturday in the Tom Bradley Tower. (COLLAGE DANCE THEATRE)

Marissa Labog and Roberto "Rawbzilla" Lambaren are dancers in Collage Dance Theatre's upcoming "Governing Bodies" performance at Los Angeles City Hall. The opening night gala will take place Saturday in the Tom Bradley Tower. (COLLAGE DANCE THEATRE)