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.

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Press Inquiries:
Ashley Patterson (Eckenweiler)
The ACE Agency
Tel: 949.285.9239

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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.

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, L.A. 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, L.A. 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, L.A. 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

At 74, Germaine Acogny, the Paris-based, Sénégalese matriarch of contemporary African dance, still has the power to astonish.

Oct 7, 2018 - Victoria Looseleaf

One of the most fascinating aspects of Harris’ musical journey has been the way she’s proved the exception to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s dictum that “There are no second acts in American lives.”

Oct 4, 2018 - Randy Lewis

"It was a warmly funny evening, thoughtful and incisive, and surprisingly nostalgia-free." 

Oct 4, 2018 - Samuel Garza Bernstein

It was made at great personal cost, but your brave testimony has had incalculable benefits for the country at large

Oct 1, 2018 - Rebecca Solnit

Eric Newman, Medaya Ocher, and Kate Wolf speak with legendary public speaker Fran Lebowitz.

Sep 28, 2018 - LA Review of Books

Ten percent of ticket sales from this performance will be donated to COAF, an organization that has been using community-led, comprehensive approaches in reducing poverty in rural Armenia since 2003.

Sep 27, 2018 - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The Jewish Journal interview Fran Lebowitz

Sep 27, 2018 - Steven Mirkin

The hearings will be a test of whether we’re still mired in the bad old days or moving forward towards a more equal society.

Sep 27, 2018 - Rebecca Solnit

Emotion in Ford's voice makes it hard to doubt testimony, says feminist writer

Sep 27, 2018 - CBC Radio