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

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.

"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

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

INTO interviews Fran Lebowitz.

Sep 26, 2018 - Trish Bendix

LA Times — Teju Cole, author of "Blind Spot," will team up with jazz pianist Vijay Iyer for an improvisational performance at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel.

Sep 20, 2018 - Carolina A Miranda

Daily Bruin - Piano, saxophone and bass will blend with the percussive scrapes, slaps and rumbles of skateboards at Jason Moran’s jazz performance.

Sep 19, 2018 - Evan Charfauros

DakhaBrakha at The Theatre at Ace Hotel

Sep 19, 2018 - Falling James

NYT - The choreographer Bill T. Jones’s “Analogy Trilogy,” which braids text and movement into a theatrical collage, will be performed in two marathon sessions at N.Y.U.’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Sep 18, 2018 - Gia Kourlas

Exclusive essay for Guardian Cities: David Sedaris has walked through cities all over the world and the worst, by far, is Bangkok

Sep 17, 2018 - David Sedaris

How often do you see Bruins downtown?

Sep 17, 2018 - Los Angeles Downtown News

Cultural Attache – This is an entirely different evening than Thursday night’s concert at LACMA. Vijay Iyer & Teju Cole have teamed up to present an evening entitled Blind Spot.

Sep 17, 2018 - Craig Byrd