Maryland Day

Maryland Day

Saturday, April 30, 2016 . 10AM-4PM
Maryland Day
Maryland Day photo by Jared Schaubert

Event Attributes

Presented By

10:00AM-10:30AM
The Choreographic Process
Student-choreographed original dance performances and a discussion about the creative process.
Dance Theatre

10:00AM-10:30AM
UMD Percussion Ensemble
Come hear the UMD Percussion Ensemble hit things harmoniously, delicately and violently at this exciting performance!
Grand Pavilion

10:00AM-11:00AM
An Unlawful Assembly: A Juke Joint of Black Aesthetics
Part open mic, part dance immersion, part juke joint and all theater, this performance explores black art during the 20th century.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

10:00AM-11:00AM
DCX Dance Class
Take a class with a member of Delta Chi Xi, the honorary dance fraternity at UMD.
Dance Studio 2

10:00AM-11:00AM
UMD Women's Chorus & UMD Men's Chorus
Join the ever-popular UMD Women's Chorus and UMD Men's Chorus as they showcase the artistic process live!
Dekelboum Concert Hall

10:00AM-11:00AM
Celtic Grace Dance Troupe
Watch a performance by the professional Irish dance troupe Celtic Grace, and learn a step or two of your own.
Kay Theatre

10:00AM-12:00PM
Precious Objects Junkyard
Play in imaginative, mystical piles of abandoned thingamajigs and whatchamacallits. Dance, act and sing, inspired by what you find.
Dance Studio 1

10:00AM-4:00PM
New Visions/New Voices: Plays for Young Audiences
Readings of new plays for young audiences, created by TDPS students in collaboration with international playwrights and producers. Produced in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center. (Readings begin on the hour)
Kogod Theatre

10:15AM-11:15AM
American Music Recital
The brothers of Phi Mu Alpha present a recital featuring the works of American composers.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

10:30AM-11:15AM
Community Band Concert

A celebration of classic American tunes including big band, Broadway and film music.
Music Courtyard

10:30AM
Building Tour

Enjoy exploring The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center with this special backstage tour, occurring several times throughout the day.
Meet in Grand Pavilion

10:45AM-11:15AM
Forward Motion Dance Company

Student-choreographed pieces of multiple genres, created with the goal of strengthening the love of dance and diversity.
Dance Theatre

10:45AM-11:45AM
Catonsville High School Steel Band

A high-energy concert featuring calypsos, socas, rock and jazz played on traditional Trinidadian steel pans.
Front Plaza

11:15AM-12:15PM
Let's Get Kreative!
Join UMD's Kreativity Diversity Troupe for a dance performance followed by a discussion with performers.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

11:15AM-11:45AM
Carnival of the Animals

Music and dance combine to bring a whole zoo to life in this beloved work by Camille Saint-Saëns.
Dekelboum Concert Hall

11:15AM-12:00PM
Dance Class: Contemporary Partnering and Support

Interact with experienced dancers and learn to share weight, counterbalance and do basic lifts in this dance class. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothing,
Dance Studio 2

11:30AM
Building Tour

Enjoy exploring The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center with this special backstage tour, occurring several times throughout the day.
Meet in Grand Pavilion

11:30AM-12:15PM
Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

"The premier American Ragtime Ensemble" (Washington Post) performs a concert of favorites from the turn of the last century.
Kay Theatre

11:45AM-12:15PM
School of Music Jazz Combo recital
American music by well-known composers like Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and Dave Brubeck shines in this jazz concert.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

12:00PM-12:45M
Performing Arts Story Time

Come hear children's books about the performing arts read by real live librarians!
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Upper Level

12:00PM-1:00PM
UM Wind Ensemble: Exploring The Fearless Compositions of Charles Ives

Discover the musical landscape of Charles Ives’ New England childhood home in this concert.
John E. Wakefield Band Room

12:00PM-1:00PM
Little Flock of Birds: Make Your Own Wings and Fly!

Create your own bird wings, then discover dance as we fly through the Grand Pavilion! Open to all ages.
Grand Pavilion

12:00PM-2:00PM
Breakdance Workshops with Rock the Box 2016 Competitors

Sharpen up your breakdancing skills and learn new moves from the reigning "Rock the Box" National Champions.
Dance Theatre

12:15PM-1:00PM
Rhythm Games

Take a class for the whole family that explores global rhythms individually and collectively through dance, singing and percussion.
Dance Studio 1

12:15PM-1:00PM
Dance Class: Contemporary Partnering and Support

Interact with experienced dancers and learn to share weight, counterbalance and do basic lifts in this dance class. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothing,
Dance Studio 2

12:30PM-1:00PM
Four Funerals

This fun, over-the-top interactive clown display invites you to find the "fun" in funeral and experience the future wakes of four theatre students.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

12:30PM-1:30PM
Maryland Opera Studio

Hear School of Music students perform selections from operas, prepared in their opera workshop class.
Kay Theatre

12:30PM-1:30PM
Silent Movie Shorts with Music

Join chamber music groups as they perform new music to accompany screenings of silent movie shorts. And you provide the sound effects!
Leah M. Smith Hall

1:00PM-1:30PM
The UMD Treblemakers' Maryland Day Showcase

A performance by Maryland's oldest all-female a cappella group.
Grand Pavilion

1:00PM-1:30PM
College Park Chamber Singers

A concert featuring music about the beauty and mystery of the night.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

1:00PM-1:45PM
Gamer Symphony Orchestra

Like video games? Like video game music? The Gamer Symphony Orchestra is here for you!
Dekelboum Concert Hall

1:00PM-1:45PM
Performing Arts Story Time

Come hear children's books about the performing arts read by real live librarians!
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Upper Level

1:00PM
Building Tours

Enjoy exploring The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center with this special backstage tour, occurring several times throughout the day.
Meet in Grand Pavilion

1:15PM-1:45PM
Maryland Latin Dance Team

The Maryland Latin Dance Team will perform various Latin dance styles.
Dance Studio 2

1:15PM-2:00PM
Rhythm Games

Take a class for the whole family that explores global rhythms individually and collectively through dance, singing and percussion.
Dance Studio 1

1:30PM-2:00PM
Great Performances on the Bosendorfer

Hear brilliant performances by great classical pianists reproduced on the Bosendorfer 290SE digital piano.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Piano Archives

1:45PM-2:45PM
Piano Master Class

Learn along with UMD students as piano professor Dr. Mayron Tsong provides feedback on their live performances.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

1:45PM-2:15PM
Tempo New Music Ensemble: In C

A performance of minimalist composer Terry Riley's hypnotic, pulsing masterpiece "In C."
Grand Pavilion

1:45PM-2:45PM
Argentine Tango and Cuban Danzón

Experience the music and dance of Argentina and Cuba in this performance of live tango and danzon music, followed by a dance lesson.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

1:45PM-2:30PM
The 20th Century's Greatest Hits

A concert featuring jazz standards, ballads and folk songs.
Kay Theatre

2:00PM
Building Tour

Enjoy exploring The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center with this special backstage tour, occurring several times throughout the day.
Meet in Grand Pavilion

2:00PM-4:00PM
Digital Archiving Q&A

Archivists discuss preserving digital performing arts memories and how to manage and preserve your performances and creative treasures.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Lower Level

2:00PM-2:45PM
Performing Arts Story Time

Come hear children's books about the performing arts read by real live librarians!
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Upper Level

2:00PM-3:00PM
Silent Movie Shorts with Music

Join chamber music groups as they perform new music to accompany screenings of silent movie shorts. And you provide the sound effects!
Leah M. Smith Hall

2:00PM-3:00PM
University Band Concert

A performance of traditional and contemporary works. No strings allowed.
Dekelboum Concert Hall

2:15PM-2:30PM
Romeo and Juliet: "The Balcony Scene"

You'll find that the lovers are separated by much more than just a balcony in a performance of this revered Shakespearean scene.
Grand Pavilion

2:15PM-3:15PM
Experience Music of the Hispanic Caribbean: Participatory Music of the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

An interactive presentation on Hispanic Caribbean music with a chance to participate in group drumming and singing.
Dance Studio 1

2:15PM-4:00PM
UMoves Undergraduate Dance Concert

Featuring the emerging talent of the next generation of dance artists, the program includes original works created and/or performed by undergraduate students majoring in dance as they find their choreographic voice and vision.
Dance Theatre

2:45PM-3:15PM
Poets of the Renaissance in Song

Selections of madrigals and songs interpreting the work of great poets like Shakespeare and Donne, set to music in their lifetime.
Kay Theatre

3:00PM-3:30PM
Much Ado About Nothing: Selected Scenes

Actors and audience members journey through some of the most iconic scenes of this Shakespearean comedy about love and confusion.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

3:00PM-3:30PM
Maryland Classic Youth Harp Ensemble

An eclectic musical program by an ensemble featuring students of all ages and abilities.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

3:00PM-3:30PM
Great Performances on the Bosendorfer

Hear brilliant performances by great classical pianists reproduced on the Bosendorfer 290SE digital piano.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Piano Archives

3:00PM-3:45M
Performing Arts Story Time

Come hear children's books about the performing arts read by real live librarians!
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Upper Level

3:00PM-4:00PM
Dance Student Sampler

Learn more about the UMD Dance Program, and practice modern technique and improvisation with faculty and students.
Dance Studio 2

3:00PM-4:00PM
Broadway Today

A cabaret of contemporary songs from the Broadway stage, performed by students in the musical theater workshop.
Grand Pavilion

3:30-4:00PM
Revolutions Dance Ensemble

The student-run and -choreographed dance team mixes original modern, lyrical, jazz and ballet.
Kay Theatre

All Day
Instrument Petting Zoo

Learn about and try out a variety of instruments with the help of music education students.
Choral Rehearsal Room

All Day
Light Lab

Experience the world of theatrical lighting design in UMD's state of the art lighting laboratory. Learn how designers use motion, color and shape in light to craft visceral storytelling moments.
Light Lab

All Day
MFA Design Showcase

A showcase of past, current, and upcoming design work created by the MFA Design candidates for production by The Clarice.
Mulitz-Gudelsky Rehearsal Room (Room 3730)

All Day
Production Shops Open House

Play with costumes, interact with Props from shows, or enjoy touching set pieces. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Production Shops are open and ready to explore.
Costume, Prop and Scene Shops