Creative and Performing Arts 2021-22 Season

Performance Returns
 

Jarett Sitter

ALCHEMY Festival of Student Work, March 28 - April 9

SCPA's annual festival of student work will feature a wide range of Drama offerings (text-based productions, performance-creation, and staged readings), Dance events, and Music concerts (multiple Ensemble performances), as well as original, fully-interdisciplinary student creations. As such, it makes manifest the spirit of collaboration across and between artistic disciplines that the formation of SCPA makes possible.

University of Calgary SCPA Dance 2021-22 Season

25 years: Learning through the Dancing Body

WHY DANCE? | IV
This fourth instalment in the Why Dance? research concert series will feature Michèle Moss, Tara Wilson, Caroline Fraser and ShoTyme as well as numerous students and youth in funky communion.
NOVEMBER 25 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $17/$12

DANCE@NOON
Dance@Noon presents the choreographic and directorial debut of our dance students in their third semester of composition.
DECEMBER 7-8 • 12:00 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • FREE

PRO SERIES II | WHEN LANGUAGE FAILS
A new duet work performed by powerhouse artists Marie France Forcier and Wojciech Mochniej, When Language Fails poses the question of boundaries between “me” and “we”.
JANUARY 21–22 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17
*This event has been postponed to Nov. 4-5, 2022.

MAINSTAGE DANCE
Mainstage Dance presents the works of professional choreographers on auditioned students at all levels in the dance program.
MARCH 10-12 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17/$10

DANCE@NIGHT
Dance@Night presents the summative choreographic and directorial work of our senior Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance students, through the live performance of students at all levels in the dance program.
APRIL 8-9 • 8 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $14/$11

University of Calgary SCPA Drama Division

Drama for Our New World

THE BUS STOP 车站 
Darkly funny, the Chinese Waiting for Godot by Nobel Prize winning writer Gao Xingjian. English and Mandarin content.
By Gao Xingjian, translated by Shiao-Ling Yu
Directed by MFA Candidate Fangzheng (Nick) Wang
NOVEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 4 • REEVE THEATRE • $22/$17

THE TAO OF THE WORLD 万物之道
Rollicking and ribald: A modern Restoration Comedy for the New World. English and Mandarin content
By Jovanni Sy (freely adapted from William Congreve's The Way of the World)
Directed by MFA Candidate Jovanni Sy
FEBRUARY 11-13 • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17

FORMATIONS
The un-known histories of female scientists who changed the world.
By Meg Braem
A collaboration between UCalgary Drama and Geosciences
MARCH 28-29 • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $14/$11

University of Calgary SCPA Music Division

A Celebration of Music

The Faculty and Friends Concert Series

The Faculty and Friends Concert Series highlights our talented music faculty, along with established local and international musicians.

A CELEBRATION OF MUSIC BY BLACK COMPOSER III
With UCalgary String Quartet with Jani Parsons (piano)
NOVEMBER 19 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

TRIO REGARD PERSAN
FEBRUARY 5 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19
*This event has been cancelled.

JANI PARSONS, PIANO
FEBRUARY 19 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19
*This event has been postponed until fall 2022.

DUO BEIJA-FLOR - FLUTE & GUITAR
MARCH 19 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

MÉLANGE
With UCalgary String Quartet
APRIL 22 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

Monday Night Jazz Series

Our popular Monday Night Jazz Series features local, Canadian and international jazz artists perform a variety of jazz styles.

INTERSECTIONS
With The Jeremy Brown Ensemble
NOVEMBER 15 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $26/$19

CLAIRE DEVLIN QUARTET
MARCH 21 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $26/$19

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2021 ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ WINNER'S TOUR
Julien Siino, the talented winner of the 44th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in Strings will perform a winner’s tour concert of innovative and exciting new works.
OCTOBER 29 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL

LAND'S END STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT
Join us for the world premiere performances of works written by students of the University of Calgary’s music composition program as part of the Land’s End Ensemble’s annual Student Composers’ Program.
APRIL 2 • 4 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE CONCERT
SCPA Music faculty, students and alumni will present a concert of music by Jewish composers.
APRIL 11 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL

SONIC VISIONS NEW MUSIC CONCERT
SCPA Music faculty, alumni, and student performers will feature new works by modern-day composers.
MAY 6 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL

A CELEBRATION OF BLACK COMPOSERS IV
Featuring music by Black composers including Eric Brian Lacy, Joseph Bologne, William Grant Still and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
MAY 24 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL

SAXOPHONE LEGACY CD RELEASE CONCERT
Saxophone Legacy performs music from the great legacy of the Saxophone in Jazz and the original compositions and arrangements feature elements of some of the classic jazz saxophone.
JUNE 3 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL

Ensemble Series

WIND ENSEMBLE & SYMPHONIC BAND
OCTOBER 12 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

GUITAR ENSEMBLE
NOVEMBER 17 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLE
NOVEMBER 22 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

BRASS AND PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
NOVEMBER 22 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

CHAMBER CHOIR & UNIVERSITY CHORUS
NOVEMBER 23 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

ORCHESTRA
NOVEMBER 25 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

JAZZ COMBOS
NOVEMBER 26 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

CHAMBER MUSIC
NOVEMBER 29 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

SYMPHONIC BAND
NOVEMBER 30 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

COLLEGIUM MUSICUM
DECEMBER 1 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WIND ENSEMBLE
DECEMBER 2 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WORLD MUSIC
DECEMBER 6 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

ORCHESTRA AND WIND ENSEMBLE
MARCH 4 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

ORCHESTRA
MARCH 24 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

JAZZ COMBOS
MARCH 25 • 7:30 PM • BORIS ROUBAKINE RECITAL HALL • FREE

COLLEGIUM MUSICUM
MARCH 29 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

GUITAR ENSEMBLE
MARCH 30 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

BRASS AND PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
MARCH 31 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
APRIL 4 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WIND ENSEMBLE
APRIL 5 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES
APRIL 6 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

SYMPHONIC BAND
APRIL 7 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

UCALGARY CHORUS & UCALGARY CHAMBER CHOIR
APRIL 8 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLE
APRIL 10 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11