Press Room

Welcome to CAP UCLA’s online press room, where journalists can find information about our organization and all season programming. CAP supports the creation, presentation and critical dialogues vital to the ongoing innovation and expressive potential of artists in all performance disciplines—theater, dance, music and spoken word, as well as emerging platforms.

To find out more about CAP UCLA or a specific show, please contact our publicity office:

Press Inquiries:
Ashley Patterson (Eckenweiler)
The ACE Agency
Tel: 949.285.9239
ashley@theaceagency.com

Press Releases The latest news about upcoming CAP UCLA performances.

Press Image Library Images to accompany articles about CAP UCLA season artists and events are available in our press image library.

About CAP UCLA Information on the mission of CAP UCLA.

About Kristy Edmunds, Artistic and Executive Director.

Articles Archive
Below you will find links to recent feature articles and reviews.

San Francisco Classical Voice interviews Nico Muhly on where he continues to draw inspiration and what audiences can expect as he makes his first appearance at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on May 10

Apr 27, 2019 - Victoria Looseleaf, San Francisco Classical Voice

“Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event” was a celebration of Merce Cunningham on what would have been the 100th birthday of one the most pioneering and influential choreographers in contemporary dance.

Apr 18, 2019 - Makeda Easter, The Los Angeles Times

"The performance was a one-of-a kind parade."

Apr 17, 2019 - Mark Swed, The Los Angeles Times

Review of The White Album

Apr 7, 2019 - Charles McNulty, The Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times interviews Lars Jan on his multimedia stage adaptation of Joan Didion's The White Album

Mar 22, 2019 - David Ulin, The Los Angeles Times

A combined review of Meredith Monk's Cellular Songs and Carrie Mae Weems' Past Tense

Mar 20, 2019 - Jacki Apple, Fabrik

Review of Batsheva Dance Company's "Venezuela," choreographed by Ohad Naharin

Mar 17, 2019 - Laura Bleiberg, The Los Angeles Times

After spending years behind the scenes as an artistic and executive director of various arts organizations, Kristy Edmunds will take center stage on March 25 in Chicago to receive the inaugural Berresford Prize from United States Artists. 

Mar 14, 2019 - Peter Libbey, The New York Times

What the audience experienced at Royce Hall was the crux of what fine art can represent.

Mar 4, 2019 - Jeff Slayton, L.A. Dance Chronicle

Presented by the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA on Saturday night at Royce Hall, “Cellular Songs” is an intimate, lovely work inspired by the complex biological processes of cells.

Mar 1, 2019 - Catherine Womack, The Los Angeles Times

Review of Jérôme Bel's Gala at the Theatre at Ace Hotel 

Feb 5, 2019 - Victoria Looseleaf, Fjord Review

Co-presented by the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center, “The Great Tamer” emptied a lot of audience expectations about dance and theater to depict the pointless processes and shallow pleasures in our lives, along with our destruction of the environment and our unwillingness to face the consequences of our choices.

Jan 13, 2019 - Lewis Segal, The Los Angeles Times

Presented by Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, this hybrid conversation-concert will draw audiences into the music and creative processes of Norman and Shaw, with wild Up performing demonstrations and excerpts and Sirota acting as musical sherpa and host.

Jan 8, 2019 - Catherine Womack, The Los Angeles Times

“Holiday Sauce” was imbued with such freewheeling love and generosity that it tapped into the true spirit of the season.

Dec 16, 2018 - Charles McNulty, The Los Angeles Times

Taylor Mac’s “Holiday Sauce” is a giant, queer-Christmas tour de force that celebrates the holidays in their fabulous dysfunction with re-imagined renditions of 12 musty and tired songs listeners love to hate.

Dec 12, 2018 - Phillip Zonkel, Q Voice News

"It’s as magical an amalgamation as you can imagine."

Dec 5, 2018 - Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times

Sweet Honey in the Rock is middle-aged, gifted and black—and they are the best ambassadors of good will we have: the all-female gospel quartet who suddenly and almost magically appeared on an empty Royce Hall stage last night.

Nov 30, 2018 - Ross Altman, Folkworks

Souza will be performing her lyrical new songs along with some of her more Brazilian-inflected tunes at UCLA’s Royce Hall on December 1

Nov 23, 2018 - Tom Teicholz, Forbes

Variety's review of UnCabaret's 25th Anniversary Show and Celebration

Nov 23, 2018 - Chris Willman, Variety

At Royce Hall, she didn't sound like someone who should be singing "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" in anything but the figurative sense.

Nov 13, 2018 - Chris Willman, Variety