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URCAD PRESENTERS 2020
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Octavia Ashton | Visual Arts

Two Passions In One

Mentor: Corrie Parks

 

Dylan Chao | Visual Arts

ASMRtist: Art in Relaxation

Mentor: Tim Nohe

 

Courtney Culp | Visual Arts

A Mile in my Cleats

Mentor: Amy Oden

 

Gabrielle Franks | Music

Producing an Extended Play Compact Disc (EP) Release: A Multinational Collaboration

Mentor: Alan Wonneberger

 

Emily Godfrey | Dance

“terminal”: Contemporary Choreographic Perspectives

Mentor: Carol Hess

 

Joshua Gray | Dance

The Guardians of these Truths

Mentor: Ann Sofie Clemmensen

 

Kyle Hartford | Visual Arts

The Last Roadshow

Mentor: Cathy Cook

 

Christian Hartman | Music

Strings Attached: The Life of a Professional Orchestra Musician

Mentor: Gita Ladd

 

Jeremy Keaton | Music

A Force that Gives Us Meaning

Mentor: Linda Dusman

 

Olivia Mills | Visual Arts

Authorship and Animation

Mentor: Evan Tedlock

 

Paul Ocone | Interdisiplinary Studies/Theatre

On Thin Ice

Mentor: Donald Snyder

 

Samantha Papastephanou | Visual Arts

Goopl

Mentor: Corrie Parks

 

Bella Possidente | Visual Arts

Lighthouse

Mentor: Corrie Parks

 

Teresa Whittemore | Dance

Giving Skin

Mentor: Ann Clemmenson

 

Michelle Ye | Dance

Mahal 

Mentor: Ann Clemmenson

 

In addition to the countless performance and exhibition opportunities available to all students in the arts, Linehan Scholars frequently participate in faculty creative research. Several Dance Scholars perform with the Baltimore Dance Project, the resident contemporary dance company at UMBC. Music Scholars often perform with the UMBC Symphony, the Percussion Ensemble, the Jazz Ensemble and Ruckus, UMBC’s professional ensemble dedicated to the performance contemporary music.

Linehan Theatre Scholars are often featured in leading roles in the Proscenium and Black Box Theatre productions. In spring 2011 several Linehan Theatre Scholars performed at the Kennedy Center for the American College Theatre Festival, where UMBC won first place. Linehan Visual Art Scholars gain valuable professional experience through internships at area design companies and at the UMBC Imaging Research Center (IRC), a state-of-the-art animation and computer visualization facility.

Linehan Summer Research and Study Award

The Linehan Summer Research and Study Award provides support to a select group of Scholars every summer to engage in extended and in-depth study with international scholars and professional artists. Specific activities researchers have participated in  include: Dance: seven weeks of classes in technique and repertory at a professional studio, in New York City; Theatre: 12 weeks of design and costume building at the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival; Music: violin study and performance at the Oberlin Summer Music Festival; Visual Arts: photography practice and fieldwork with a professional photo essayist in Mexico.

Meet Current and Former Researchers
Undergraduate Research Awards

These awards provide up to $1,500 to undergraduate students to support their research or creative work with a UMBC faculty mentor on an original project. Students of all years and disciplines are invited to apply. Many Linehan Artist Scholars apply and received this award. For further information contact Office of Undergraduate Research.