Maryland Day

Maryland Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019 . 10AM - 4PM

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Explore the creativity of Terps and the local community on Maryland Day! This annual campus-wide open house features artistic and creative performances, experiences and activities at The Clarice, across the University of Maryland campus. Bring your family and your friends for a day of fun and frolic! 

2019 Schedule of Events

 

10:30-11:15AM & 1-1:45PM
Bucket Drumming Lessons
Presented by the School of Music
Back for a third year, Bucket Drumming at Maryland Day is a fun, participatory event for the whole family. Come learn the rhythms of Gahu, principles of improvisation and how to create your very own groove: all with a five gallon bucket and drum sticks! No experience or materials required -- just bring your imagination and a smile as we explore the music we can make with our buckets!
Music Courtyard

10AM - 2PM
Costume Shop Open House
View displays of Clarice-created costumes from rendering and research to realization, drape your own fashions on half-scale dress forms and color your own historical renderings.
Costume Shop

10AM - 2PM
Explore the Light Lab
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Come explore the light lab, where graduate and undergraduate students learn and try out the newest in LED and Moving Light technology in theater. The UMD MFA Lighting graduates will be showing off some of the newest technology in the industry today. Come and sit behind the lighting board and make your own lighting design.
Light Lab

10AM - 4PM
Imagination Playground
Presented by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
It's a different kind of playground! Stack and connect giant foam blocks to construct and create your own world.
Front Plaza & Music Courtyard

10AM - 3PM
Instrument Petting Zoo
Presented by the National Association for Music Education
Join music education students from UMD's collegiate chapter of NAfME to learn some first sounds on a variety of instruments! All ages are welcome!
Choral Rehearsal Room

10AM - 1PM
Maryland Citizens for the Arts: Arts Advocacy Station
Presented by the Artist Partner Programs
Join the movement and stand up for the arts in Maryland! Learn more about advocacy and express why the arts matter to you. Activities for all ages.
Grand Pavilion

10AM - 3PM
Precious Objects Junkyard
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Discover an imaginative, mystical playground of thingamajigs and whatchamacallits! Dance, act and sing based on what you find.
Dance Studio 1

Visit The Clarice’s Scene Shop to interact with props and immersive set pieces.
Scene & Prop Shops

10AM - 3PM
Scene & Prop Shop Open House
Scene & Prop Shop

10AM - 4PM
The Human Library
Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
The Human Library is a “worldwide movement for social change” designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers. A place where difficult questions are expected, appreciated and answered.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

10AM - 4PM
The Triumph of Isabella: Exploring Performance Through Art
Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Huge painting. Huge history. Huge undertaking by graduate students to recreate certain elements from said painting that helps us understand the stagecraft and theatre history.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Gallery

10AM - 4PM
Exploring Performance Through Art
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Gallery

10-10:30AM
UMD Percussion Ensemble
Presented by the School of Music
Come hear the UMD Percussion Ensemble’s drums and percussion up-close and personal in The Clarice’s beautiful Grand Pavilion.
Grand Pavilion

10AM - 4PM
Unity Mural Display
Presented by the Artist Partner Programs
Painted during NextNOW Fest 2017, the Unity Mural project brought together students and faculty from Bowie State University and University of Maryland to create a mural that takes a stand against divisiveness.
Upper Pavilion

10:30-11AM
OperaTerps
Presented by the School of Music
Join OperaTerps, University of Maryland's student-run, undergraduate opera company, for 30 minutes of scenes!
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

10:30-11AM
Stories in Motion
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Short stories with action words to prompt bursts of movement and physical play. Best for ages 4 - 7.
Dance Studio 2

10:30-11:30AM
The Choreographic Process
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Dance students from the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies will demonstrate how a dance is created by presenting their own work, fielding questions from the audience and engaging the audience in the craft of choreography.
Dance Theatre

10:30-11:30AM
University Band
Presented by the School of Music
The University Band is a musical outlet primarily for non-music majors interested in performing in a wind band. The University Band performs traditional and contemporary works from the band repertoire, as well as transcriptions from other media.
Dekelboum Concert Hall

11AM-12PM & 1-2PM
Clarice Building Tour
When it opened in 2001, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center was the largest single building constructed by the State of Maryland. Explore this unique building in a special hour-long backstage tour!
Grand Pavilion

11:30AM-12:30PM
Kid Koala: Robot Dance Party
Presented by the Artist Partner Programs
Get your robot groove on! Create and decorate your very own cardboard robot costume, then step onto the dance floor, break loose and show off your coolest robot dance moves to DJ Kid Koala's kid-friendly tracks. Robot costume supplies are available starting at 10:30AM and are available while supplies last.
Grand Pavilion

11-11:30AM
Music Info Session
Presented by the School of Music
Learn about the opportunities at the UMD School of Music for students who are interested in majoring or minoring in music, or those who would like to participate in music while in college without being a music major.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

11AM-12PM
Shake Your Terp Tail Feather Dance Class!
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Get moving with Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity for an upbeat warm-up and fun new choreography! Open to all experience levels.
Dance Studio 2

11:30AM-12:30PM
American Music Recital
Presented by the School of Music
The brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia present a collection of songs written, composed and/or arranged by all American musicians! The American Music Recital is a favorite tradition of Phi Mu Alpha!
Leah M. Smith Hall

11:30AM-12PM & 1:30-2PM
Digital Reproducing Piano Performances
Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Hear great performances by great pianists of the past and present on the Boesendorfer 290SE digital reproducing piano.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Piano Room

12-1PM
Voice and Movement: Inspiration from Identity
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Through voice and movement, we will enliven our minds and bodies before exploring personal identities in choreography. No prior dance/theatre experience necessary!
Dance Studio 2

12:30-1PM
Dance Info Session
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Interested in studying dance at the University of Maryland? Learn more about the dance major in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.
Dance Theatre

12:30-1:30PM
UMD Treble Choir & UMD Men’s Chorus
Presented by the School of Music
Show your Maryland pride by singing along with the Maryland Victory Song and other Big 10 Fight Songs!
Dekelboum Concert Hall

12:45-1:30PM
UMD Jazz Combo
Gerry Kunkel, Director
Presented by the School of Music
Presentation of classic jazz tunes by the greats of jazz along with original numbers by students, representing the present day and the future of jazz.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

1-2PM
Classical Chinese Dance Class
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Experience the splendor of classical Chinese dance and learn to move in this ancient and beautiful movement tradition.
Dance Studio 2

1-3PM
Music Tech Lab Station
Presented by the UMD School of Music
An interactive demonstration of music notation and digital audio software: write a song and hear it played back to you!
Grand Pavilion

12:30-1PM
Percussion Solos from Special Collections in Performing Arts
Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Vincent Novara, Curator for Special Collections in Performing Arts, will perform selections for solo snare drum. The program includes experimental works that highlight uncommon techniques and compositional approaches.
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Piano Room

1-1:30PM
The Muses -- Original Works Project
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
The Original Works Project consists of student productions written and directed by talented female students from across the University of Maryland. These productions are also performed by students.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

1-2PM
Undergraduate Dance Showcase: UMoves
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Experience a mini-concert of inspired dances by undergraduate choreographers that are in development for the upcoming UMoves: Undergraduate Dance Concert in May.
Dance Theatre

1:30-2PM
Maryland Citizens for the Arts: Arts Advocacy 101
Presented by the Artist Partner Programs
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the arts advocacy process in Maryland. Learn how public funding for the arts works in our state and what you can do to be an active participant.
Leah M. Smith Hall

1:30-2PM
Arts Advocacy 101
Leah M. Smith Hall

1:30-2PM
Theatre Info Session
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Interested in studying theatre at the University of Maryland? Learn more about the theatre major in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.
Cafritz Foundation Theatre

1:30-2PM
University of Maryland Horn Choir
Presented by the School of Music
The horn studios of School of Music faculty members Gregory Miller and Phillip Munds present music for horn choir.
Grand Pavilion

2-3PM
Maryland Community Band
Presented by the School of Music
Join the Maryland Community Band for a variety of musical selections from pop, classical, big band, Broadway and film.
Dekelboum Concert Hall

2-2:30PM
Maryland Opera Studio
Presented by the School of Music
Join the students of the Maryland Opera Studio as they take you on a musical journey through operatic selections.
Gildenhorn Recital Hall

2-3PM
Restoration and Rejuvenation through Pilates-Based Movement
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Come experience beautiful restoration and rejuvenation through pilates-based movement. Dancing might happen too. No experience necessary!
Dance Studio 2

2-3PM
Pilates-Based Movement
Dance Studio 2

2:15-3PM
Kreativity Diversity Troupe
Do you think you're Kreative™? Take a look at the art this student group can create in just 10 minutes or less!
Dance Theatre

2:30-3PM
TEMPO New Music Ensemble
Presented by the School of Music
Members of UMD's student-run new music ensemble lead a performance of Terry Riley's genre defining piece In C. All are invited to bring an instrument and participate!
School of Music Lobby

3-4PM
Musical Theatre Workshop: Broadway Today
Presented by the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Join the students in Musical Theatre for an afternoon of songs and scenes from the Golden Age of Musical Theatre - from Ellington and Gershwin to Rodgers and Hammerstein!
Grand Pavilion

3-4PM
Broadway Today
Grand Pavilion