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The College of Fine Arts at The University of Arizona consists of four professional schools: the School of Art, School of Dance, Fred Fox School of Music, and the School of Theatre, Film and Television. Accomplished faculty, staff and alumni contribute to the College’s world-class reputation and to Tucson’s popular identity as ‘The City of Arts.’ The faculty itself is driven through their own artistic practices to inspire students and push them to their full potential.

The College is committed to the advancement of our knowledge, talent and skills as artists. Our goal is to explore the ‘cutting edge’ of new art forms and technologies through our strong foundations, innovation and traditional studies. Our conservatory-style training combined with a dedication to academics prepares our students from all schools for a successful career in the arts.

Therefore the College of Fine Arts desires to recruit students who are diverse in background, interests, academic and artistic talents. The College seeks to enroll students who have achieved academic success, have demonstrated personal growth, possess professional motivation, and present evidence of a strong preparation for study in the fine arts.

Candidates who meet the College’s standards should make significant contributions to the academic, artistic, and student programs both in the College of Fine Arts and the University of Arizona.

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CFA Student Services

Lindsay Clark Coordinator, Student and Alumni Engagement
linds@email.arizona.edu
Slonaker House, Room 201
520-621-9430
Max M. Jackson Coordinator, Recruiting - Admissions and Enrollment
maxj@email.arizona.edu
Slonaker House, Room 203
520-626-1644
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Melanie Joy Marsh Program Assistant
melaniejmarsh@email.arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 111
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Kimberly Moore Financial Aid Professional II
kmoore657@email.arizona.edu
Slonaker House, Room 201
520-276-5935
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Ms. Norma Ayon Assistant Director - Academic Advising
nayon@email.arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 111
520-621-1301
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Karin Nolan Assistant Professor of Practice | Assistant Professor, Music
knolan@email.arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 159
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2 days ago
Arizona Arts

UA School of Theatre, Film & Television students Haiden Pederson and Sofia Elena Gonzalez discuss the stressful process of baring your soul in #auditions and tips on how to deal with audition #anxiety.

azart.fyi/auditiontips

Images:
> Sofia in the UA Arizona Repertory Theatre’s production of ‘Pippin.’ Photo by Ed Flores.
> Haiden in ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Photo by Krimsin King.

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UA School of Theatre, Film & Television students Haiden Pederson and Sofia Elena Gonzalez discuss the stressful process of baring your soul in #auditions and tips on how to deal with audition #anxiety.

https://azart.fyi/auditiontips

Images:
> Sofia in the UA Arizona Repertory Theatre’s production of ‘Pippin.’ Photo by Ed Flores.
> Haiden in ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Photo by Krimsin King.

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4 days ago
Arizona Arts

This past spring and summer Gyselle Cuevas served as a production assistant on the set of an independent film, thanks to support from the College of Fine Arts Medici Circle donors.

#MediciMondays

Gyselle is a junior majoring in Film and Television at the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television. She worked on the independent film, ‘The Long Walk of Carlos Guerrero,’ shot in Tucson, as a production assistant and assistant camera. She assisted with maintaining the camera, selecting the appropriate lenses and filters for each scene. She was responsible for slating each shot and generally supported the cast and crew through all stages of production.

The financial support provided through the Medici Award was used to cover travelling and living expenses.

The film tells the story of a man and young girl who get stranded in the desert of Southern Arizona. It was her first experience on a film set.

“I feel incredibly blessed to have worked with the cast and crew, and to feel like I was a significant part of something important and beautiful. I can’t help but express my gratitude to Sylvia and Herb Burton for this incredible opportunity. I am extremely grateful as this will impact my future as I seek opportunities as a Hispanic film student.”

Learn more about the program.
🔗 azart.fyi/MediciCircle

Thanks to donations made by the generous Medici Circle members, talented, artist scholars like Gyselle are awarded $1,000 to pursue an educational summer project beyond the classroom.
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This past spring and summer Gyselle Cuevas served as a production assistant on the set of an independent film, thanks to support from the College of Fine Arts Medici Circle donors.

#MediciMondays 

Gyselle is a junior majoring in Film and Television at the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television. She worked on the independent film, ‘The Long Walk of Carlos Guerrero,’ shot in Tucson, as a production assistant and assistant camera. She assisted with maintaining the camera, selecting the appropriate lenses and filters for each scene. She was responsible for slating each shot and generally supported the cast and crew through all stages of production.
 
The financial support provided through the Medici Award was used to cover travelling and living expenses.

The film tells the story of a man and young girl who get stranded in the desert of Southern Arizona. It was her first experience on a film set.
 
“I feel incredibly blessed to have worked with the cast and crew, and to feel like I was a significant part of something important and beautiful. I can’t help but express my gratitude to Sylvia and Herb Burton for this incredible opportunity. I am extremely grateful as this will impact my future as I seek opportunities as a Hispanic film student.”

Learn more about the program.
🔗 https://azart.fyi/MediciCircle

Thanks to donations made by the generous Medici Circle members, talented, artist scholars like Gyselle are awarded $1,000 to pursue an educational summer project beyond the classroom.Image attachmentImage attachment
1 week ago
Arizona Arts

This spring feel, see, and hear live dance again with The University of Arizona School of Dance.

> Dance is in the Air
> Spring Collection
> Emerge: Student Spotlight

azart.fyi/DanceSpring22

“A highlight of the season will certainly be Frank Chavez’s Habaneros where we get to experience a taste of the vibrant Cuban culture,” said Interim Artistic Director Tammy Dyke Compton.

Images: Nate Mariano, Liana Corona by Ed Flores.
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This spring feel, see, and hear live dance again with The University of Arizona School of Dance.

> Dance is in the Air
> Spring Collection
> Emerge: Student Spotlight

https://azart.fyi/DanceSpring22

“A highlight of the season will certainly be Frank Chavez’s Habaneros where we get to experience a taste of the vibrant Cuban culture,” said Interim Artistic Director Tammy Dyke Compton.

Images: Nate Mariano, Liana Corona by Ed Flores.Image attachment
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