Learning Through Research

Performing Arts Presentations

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Performing Arts Presentations

Music

Submissions may be made in the following categories:

  1. Music: original composition or arrangement
  2. Musical performance
  3. Lecture recital
  4. Music research and/or analysis (for example, in music history, music theory, or music education)
  5. The arts and society

For lecture recitals, music research or analysis, and the arts and society, students follow the standard NCUR format. For a lecture recital, the presenter must also submit a list of required equipment.

For music: original composition or arrangement and musical performance, presenters must also submit a full score (or a significant portion if a work in progress), plus a performance of the work or a portion of it (no more than ten minutes) and a list of required equipment (piano, number of music stands, etc.). Use URL links for supporting files (YouTube, Dropbox, etc.).

Music performances may be up to 15 minutes in length, with 5 additional minutes for questions.

The following resources will be available:

  • Yamaha and Steinway grand pianos
  • Laptop, iPad, iPhone audio and video connections to house projector, VGA and HDMI adapters. Presenters will provide their own laptops or other devices and their own VGA adapters.
  • A retractable screen is available for video
  • Podium, onstage or at house floor level
  • microphones (2 wireless, 1 lapel wireless, 6 wired), music stands, and chairs
  • Two stage monitors
  • Stage manager, audio engineer

If you require any other equipment or anticipate a complex set-up, please contact ncur2018@uco.edu before submitting your proposal.

Dance

Submissions may be made in the following categories:

  1. Dance performance or choreography
  2. Research on dance history, theory, or education, etc.
  3. The arts and society

For research on dance or the arts and society, presenters follow the standard NCUR format.

For dance performance or choreography, presenters must also submit a performance of the work or a portion of it (no more than ten minutes). Use URL links for supporting files (YouTube, Dropbox, etc.).

Dance performances may be up to 15 minutes in length, with 5 additional minutes for questions.

The following resources will be available:

  • Dance studio theater, 360˚ view lighting
  • Basic sound system
  • Technical assistance

Theatre

Submissions may be made in the following categories:

  1. Original work: monologue or scene (up to 5 actors)
  2. Interpretive work: monologue or scene (up to 5 actors)
  3. Research on the history of theatre, theatre education, etc.
  4. The arts and society

For research on the history of theatre, etc., and the arts and society, students follow the standard NCUR format.

For Original work and Interpretive work, presenters must also submit a script (or a significant portion, if a work in progress), plus a video of the work or a portion of it. The script will be submitted as a pdf. Use URL links for supporting files (YouTube, Dropbox, etc.).

Performances may be up to 15 minutes in length, with 5 additional minutes for questions.

The following resources are available for performances:

  • Radke Theater, with seating for 50. Basic theatre lighting and basic sound system. Black curtains are hung across 3 of the 4 walls
  • A sound system that can accommodate being plugged into a laptop, mp3 player, or phone for music, SFX, etc. Presenters will provide their own laptops or other devices and their own VGA adapters.
  • Piano available on request
  • Technical assistance

Film

Submissions may be made in the following categories:

  1. Original film
  2. Research on the history or theory of film
  3. The arts and society

For research on the history of film, etc., students follow the standard NCUR format.

For Original films, the presenter must also submit a video of the work or a portion of it, or (if a work in progress) a script. Use URL links for supporting files (YouTube, Dropbox, etc.).

A presentation may be up to 15 minutes in length; if your film is longer, you will not be able to show all of it. There will be 5 additional minutes for questions.

Professional Courtesy 

NCUR offers an opportunity for participants to observe, learn and practice professional etiquette common to all disciplines. Presenters should remain with their posters for the entire session, and be ready to present and respond to questions from spectators who will be making their way around the session.