First-Year Seminars go to the Mondavi Center

InDance presents two programs that integrate original courtesan dance, complex choreography, live music and stunning visuals

Build Mondavi Center Performances Into Your Curriculum!

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts has made $5 student tickets available for several performances through their Curriculum Connections program.  First-Year Seminars can be a powerful opportunity for students to have a new encounter with the performing arts.  There are all kinds of ways seminars can connect with Mondavi performances and speakers, from engineering to creativity to music to pop culture. 

View the 2017-18 brochure.

Performances Available for 2017-18 FYS-Curriculum Connections. All are pending ticket availability at time of request.

Fall Quarter
  • Garrison Keillor
  • The Gloaming Limited Availability
  • Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski, John Scofield Limited Availability
  • Dorrance Dance
  • Reduced Shakespeare Company
  • Mariinski Orchestra
  • Kudiyattam
  • MOMIX
  • Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band
  • Pete Souza Limited Availability

San Francisco Symphony performs at the Mondavi Center during Spring Quarter 2018

Winter Quarter
  • St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
  • Circa Il Ritorno
  • Janet Mock (Campus Community Book Project)
  • Bill Charlap Trio with Cecile McLorin Salvant
  • Cudamani
  • Compania Nacional de Danza
  • Danu and Goitse
  • Yamato
Spring Quarter
  • JD Vance Limited Availability
  • The O’Conner Band with Mark O’Connor
  • Devendra Sharma and Company
  • Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Limited Availability
  • Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective Limited Availability
  • Young Artist Competition
  • Vladimir Feltsman
  • Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
  • inDANCE
  • New Century Chamber Orchestra
  • San Francisco Symphony

Additional shows in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre may be available. All performances are offered pending availability, requests will be filed in order received.

Attendance at performances counts toward classroom hours, so attendance at 2 performances would cover 3-4 hours of class time. Tours of the Mondavi Center, and classroom visits from Mondavi staff may be arranged.

If interested in including a performance in your First Year Seminar, start by contacting Ruth Rosenberg, Mondavi Center Director Arts Education and Artist Engagement Coordinator, rrosenberg@ucdavis.edu. She will let you know if the performance(s) you are interested in is still available. Next, contact Janet Chambers jachambers@ucdavis.edu for more information.