Ballet Company M presents The Nutcracker at Clarice Smith, Dec 15

Ballet Company M presents The Nutcracker at Clarice Smith, Dec 15

Ballet Company M: The Nutcracker
Sunday, December 15, 2019 . 3PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kay Theatre.

Ballet Company M is proud to present a rendition of Tchaikovsky’s classic holiday ballet, The Nutcracker. With the help of her Nutcracker, the audience will travel with Clara from her mother’s holiday party, through a beautiful snow storm and into the magical Land of the Sweets.

Temple at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 13

Temple at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 13

NextLOOK: Chitra Subramanian
Temple

Friday, December 13, 2019 . 7PM

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Temple shines the spotlight on the fraying of public life and the growing reality that people participate in institutions less and less. Through the language of Indian Dance and Hip-Hop culture, Chitra Subramanian will explore the experiences and stories of her South Asian immigrant journey. She will also showcase the limitless ways in which Hip-Hop continues to transform, inspire and unleash untapped talent and power.

In partnership with Joe’s Movement Emporium, NextLOOK supports the development of new music, plays, dance and other experiences by regionally-based performing artists. These artists are mentored by seasoned arts administrators from The Clarice and Joe’s Movement Emporium to construct innovative methods of deepening the audience’s involvement in their creative process. By removing logistical barriers of cost and space, and providing a sounding board for artists creating new work, NextLOOK invests in the regional arts ecology and creates an accessible, exploratory environment that connects intriguing artists with adventurous audiences.

Tickets start at $5, pay what you wish. Click here.

The Muses – Original Works Project at Clarice Smith, Dec 8

The Muses – Original Works Project at Clarice Smith, Dec 8

The Muses – Original Works Project (Fall)
Sun, Dec 8, 2019 . 3:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Cafritz Foundation Theatre.

The Muses proudly present their Original Works Projects, a memorable night of short plays created and produced by students.

Free, no tickets required

Soundtrack and The Triumph of Horus at Clarice Smith, Dec 6-7

Soundtrack and The Triumph of Horus at Clarice Smith, Dec 6-7

Second Season: “Soundtrack” and “The Triumph of Horus”
Dec. 6-7, 2019

Fri, Dec 6, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 7:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Various spaces at The Clarice, general admission.

Soundtrack
Written by Diallo Adams

In this original play about the struggles of a local record store to stay afloat, Adams explores how strong friendships help us deal with disappointment and unforeseen circumstances. The highs and lows of the story are echoed in music written by Adams, featuring a broad range of styles to represent the play’s dynamic shifts.

The Triumph of Horus
Translated by H. W. Fairman
Adapted and directed by Allison Hedges

Considered by some to be the oldest play in existence, “The Triumph of Horus” was discovered in the form of hieroglyphic inscriptions dating back to the second century BCE at Egypt’s Temple of Horus in Edfu. Hedges applies her doctoral research on ancient Egyptian drama to stage this rarely produced play with undergraduate students. This performance will include “The Lamentations of Isis and Nephthys,” a brief ritual drama based on the translation by Miriam Lichtheim.

Free, tickets required. Click here.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Clarice Smith, Dec 6

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Clarice Smith, Dec 6

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
UMD Treble Choir, UMD Men’s Chorus, University Chorale, Femmes de Chanson and MännerMusik

Friday, December 6, 2018 . 8PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Memorial Chapel

Five choirs, brass quintet and organ bring the joy of the season to life with carols, hymns and spoken word that epitomize hope and goodwill.

On the day of the performance, tickets will be available only at Memorial Chapel beginning at 7PM.

Led by Edward Maclary, the choral ensembles have achieved international renown and offer a wide array of choral experiences with music encompassing all styles and eras. In addition to this season’s on campus choral performances, the UMD Concert Choir participates in annual collaborations with both the National Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the Music Center at Strathmore and the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Last spring, the UMD Concert Choir performed at Carnegie Hall with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets: Regular $20, Seniors: $15, Student/Youth $10. Click here.