Tuesday, August 21

Alumna Alice Tuan said the playwright group will illustrate varying backgrounds and writing experiences of the all-female group, and showcasing their unfinished pieces will reveal the potential their work contains. 
(Courtesy of Patrick McPheron)
Alumna Alice Tuan said the playwright group will illustrate varying backgrounds and writing experiences of the all-female group, and showcasing their unfinished pieces will reveal the potential their work contains. 
(Courtesy of Patrick McPheron)

Nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series, alumna Patti Lee said she aimed to encapsulate the vibrancy of the donut shop featured in the CBS sitcom “Superior Donuts.”
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Nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series, alumna Patti Lee said she aimed to encapsulate the vibrancy of the donut shop featured in the CBS sitcom “Superior Donuts.”
(Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles.
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
UCLA’s Association of Chinese Americans has offered hip-hop workshops throughout the summer, featuring a variety of choreographers at each session. Co-coordinator Eric Lee said both participants and leaders improve their ability to focus on and expand their dance styles.
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Alumnus Eric Gorfain created original music pieces for the soundtrack of Amazon Studios' original comedy show, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Alumnus Eric Gorfain created original music pieces for the soundtrack of Amazon Studios' original comedy show, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Alumna Nikita Gale’s “Proposal: Soft Surround System” is on display until Sept. 2 at the Hammer Museum as part of the “Made in L.A.” series. Gale said she was inspired by rock ’n’ roll music as well as the connections people have with their social and political environments while making art. (Courtesy of Jeff McLane/56 Henry)
Alumna Nikita Gale’s “Proposal: Soft Surround System” is on display until Sept. 2 at the Hammer Museum as part of the “Made in L.A.” series. Gale said she was inspired by rock ’n’ roll music as well as the connections people have with their social and political environments while making art. (Courtesy of Jeff McLane/56 Henry)

Rising fourth-year financial actuarial mathematics student Leslie Young works as a tattoo artist at Evermore Tattoo Company. Young’s original tattoo designs, which she showcases on her Instagram page, reflect her Taiwanese-American upbringing. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Rising fourth-year financial actuarial mathematics student Leslie Young works as a tattoo artist at Evermore Tattoo Company. Young’s original tattoo designs, which she showcases on her Instagram page, reflect her Taiwanese-American upbringing. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

“The Art Couple” was recently nominated for a Stage Raw Theater Award for alumnus Corwin Evans' work in video and projection design. One scene in the play features Vincent Van Gogh presenting Paul Gauguin with a painting of sunflowers, where Evans had the projection of the painting zoom in and out and glide across the wall of the stage. (Courtesy of Darrett Sanders)

Alumnus visual designer uses projection to augment theater production

Vincent Van Gogh’s painting of sunflowers glided across the Sacred Fools Theater Company’s walls in “The Art Couple” – all because of a projector. The play tells the story of Neil Simon writing the first draft of the television series “The Odd Couple.” While leaving for his Catskills cabin with a busboy he meets at a bar, Simon continues to write his draft and discovers the two share a mutual fascination with artists Paul Gauguin and Van Gogh, who turn out to be the main subjects of his first draft. Read more...

“The Art Couple” was recently nominated for a Stage Raw Theater Award for alumnus Corwin Evans' work in video and projection design. One scene in the play features Vincent Van Gogh presenting Paul Gauguin with a painting of sunflowers, where Evans had the projection of the painting zoom in and out and glide across the wall of the stage. (Courtesy of Darrett Sanders)


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