Upcoming Events

Jazz The House That America Built – Part II

May 5th and 6th 2017 at 7pm

Free Admission

xMPL, Contemporary Arts Center

Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine 
Directed by Sheron Wray

Art Direction by Dali Polivka Performed by JazzXchange

Jazz: The House That America Built – Part II is a collaborative performance by the members of JazzXchange, an ensemble of dancers, musicians, choreographers, a spoken-word artist and a visual artist.

Previous Events

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)

Looking ahead on April 1st, Jazz Appreciation Month is returning for it’s 2nd year at UC Irvine. JazzXchange dancers are back in the studio with Artistic Director Sheron Wray getting ready for this year’s JAM event!

Place: PSTU 1100, 1130 and 1140 – WIlliam Gillespie Studios

Time: 10am-6.30pm

Date: April 1, 2017

Contact: Sheron Wray – wrays@uci.edu

PSTU 1100

10-11ampm Shining Stars taster class for 6-12 year olds

10-11am Jazz for toddlers and parents

10-11am Beginners Latin Jazz Dance Class for Adults

11am-12pm Open Rehearsals

11am-12pm Tap taster for 6-12 Year olds

12-1pm – Beginners Hip Hop for Teens and ‘Twenteens’

1-2pm From The Ring Shout to the Harlem Shuffle

Break 2-2.30

2.30pm-3.30pm Embodiology – Improvisation as Performance workshop

3.30pm-4.30pm jazz mingling, social dancing with refreshments and meet the artists.

4.30 – 6.30 A contact improv /freestyle jam to live music

BlakTina Dance Festival

Irishia Hubbard’s “Sacred Matters”  will be performing at the BlakTina Festival!

Performance Dates:

Thursday 9/15

Friday 9/16

Saturday 9/17

at 7:30pm

Get your tickets at www.bootlegtheater.org
$15 tickets, keyword: “dancer”

Jazz: The House That America Built

An Evening Of Dance, Live Music And Spoken Word 

Thursday, June 23rd


Camino Real Playhouse, San Juan Capistrano

Tickets: $25 

JamXchange at UC Irvine

Lets JAM!

Saturday April 30th

    PSTU 1100  

1-2       Shining Stars Open Class

2-3      Introduction to Jazz Dance for Adults

3-4      Embodiology Workshop

4-5      Jazz Discussion Panel

6-7      Improvisational JAM Session