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Presented by Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UCI (CTSA) at Claire Trevor Theatre, Irvine CA

Feb 04 - 12 2023

Written by Chelsea Marcantel Directed by Eli Simon Stephanie Bernardini, scenic design Ashley Duncan, costume design Rin Mizumoto, lighting design Jeremiah Turner, sound design Bri Westad, stage management

When Nina enters her first air guitar competition, she thinks winning will be easy. But as she befriends a group of charismatic nerds all committed to becoming the next champion, she discovers that there's more to this art form than playing pretend; it's about finding yourself in your favorite songs, and performing with raw joy. Will Nina be able to let go and set herself free onstage? Whether you shred or are shredded, Airness is an exuberant comedy about competition, completion, building

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General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Packages: $15
UCI Students & Children under 17: $12

Current, fulltime UCI Students are eligible for the Student Arts Pass.
UCI FacultyAlumniStaffEmeriti and Retirees may enjoy the FAStER Pass.

Contact: 9498242787


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  • Feb 5, 2023 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
  • Feb 8, 2023 at 07:30 pm (Wed)
  • Feb 9, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Thu)
  • Feb 10, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 11, 2023 at 08:00 pm (Sat)
  • Feb 12, 2023 at 02:00 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

Evenings: Feb. 4, 9, 10, 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinees: Feb. 5*, 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Evening: Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

* Please join us for a TalkBack with cast & crew, after the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance on Sun., Feb. 5.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Claire Trevor Theatre

4002 Mesa Road, Irvine, CA 92697

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