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Gallery of Shrek The Musical JR.

Posted February 8th, 2016 by in Performance

Near & Arnold’s School of Performing Arts & Cultural Education presents the Shrek The Musical Jr. Shrek The Musical Jr. is directed by Paulette Arnold, with musical direction by Janice Hawthorne Timm and choreography by Tracy Thieriot. To view all of the photos click here.


How to Give

Posted February 27th, 2015 by in SPACE News

SPACE would not be here without the generous contributions of local individuals, organizations, and businesses. Please consider supporting young people and the arts. Donate today. Want to contribute to a specific effort, like the building fund or scholarship fund? Call us at (707) 462-9370 and let us know. Find out ways to give to SPACE […]


Broadway Knights & Days Revue

Posted July 25th, 2014 by in Performance

For twenty-five years students at Performing Arts Summer Camp have asked, “What’s the play about this summer?” and the answer has remained the same, “How to get along with each other and be a good person,” says Paulette Arnold, co-founder with Laurel Near of SPACE. “From the beginning our focus has been to use the […]


The Georges Lamman Ensemble October 25th

Posted July 19th, 2014 by in Fundraiser

SPACE presents The Georges Lammam Ensemble — a celebration of Arab & Spanish Fusion Music on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the SPACE Theater, 508 W. Perkins St. Ukiah. The Ensemble is noted for its awe-inspiring presentations of the classical Arabic and world musical repertoire. Skillfully blending artful Eastern improvisation with Western harmonic and melodic […]


Platts in SPACE December 6 & 7, 2014

Posted July 6th, 2014 by in Fundraiser

The Platt Brothers (Cy, Cheetah & Boone) were “raised in SPACE” and will be retuning to Ukiah to perform a raucous, rollicking show at SPACE’s annual winter concert fundraiser and auction on Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinée (especially for kids) at 2 p.m.


The Laramie Project

Posted March 10th, 2014 by in Performance

Near & Arnold’s School of Performing Arts & Cultural Education (SPACE) presents The Laramie Project, one of the most performed plays in America today. The play, written by Moises Kaufman and directed by Joel Shura, is a chronicle of the life in the town of Laramie, Wyoming, one year after the murder of Matthew Shepard. […]


Annie JR.

Posted January 10th, 2014 by in Performance

Near & Arnold’s School of Performing Arts & Cultural Education (SPACE) presents Annie Jr., a musical theater classic based on “Little Orphan Annie.” Annie Jr. is directed by Joel Shura, with musical direction by Janice Timm and choreography by Marieclaire Wilcox. The show will be performed at the SPACE Theater located at 508 West Perkins […]


John Reischman & The Jaybirds

Posted November 22nd, 2013 by in Fundraiser

SPACE (Near & Arnold’s School of Performing Arts & Cultural Education) presents Ukiah’s own John Reischman & The Jaybirds on December 14, 2013!  With a fourth critically-acclaimed album and expanded touring schedule, John Reischman and the Jaybirds are a top-flight band delivering a truly fresh blend of original songs and instrumentals, old-time heritage, and bluegrass […]


Sin Palabras

Posted October 30th, 2013 by in Performance

SPACE invites you to its fall production titled “Sin Palabras” (Without Words.) This production is the story of a communities pain when losing it’s culture to alcohol, drugs and gangs, and the struggle to keep it alive. This story is seen through the eyes of a Mexican farmworkers son and provokes reflection from all cultures.The […]