Come Sunday

Touch of Blue logo
RECENT RECORDING: Audio Studios In late fall, Touch of Blue New American Vocal Ensemble recorded a cover of Duke Ellington’s jazz classic Come Sunday using the Duderstadt Center’s Audio Studios. The piece is a staple in Touch of Blue’s repertoire, and with this recording, the ensemble hopes to share their

Accolades Achievement in the Arts Awards

Photo of Yotonix performance
DESIGN LAB 1 Congratulations! to Accolades Achievement in the Arts Award winners Michigan Animation Club (Outstanding Achievement in Film & Video), Musket (Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater) and Revolution Chinese Yoyo (Outstanding Achievements in Ensemble Dance and Cultural Arts Practice). We’re proud that each used Design Lab 1 for some


Photo from the Chimera video shoot.
RECENT VIDEO SHOOT: Video Studio Chimera is a movement-based, sound-optics-focused performance installation, in collaboration with AAPI (Asian American, Pacific Islander) Performance Collective IS/LAND, which was recorded in the Duderstadt Center’s Video Studio in April 2024. By definition, a chimera is ‘an organism composed of mixed genetic tissues’ and when applied

Guardian Passage

Guardian Passage Poster
GALLERY HIGHLIGHT: Duderstadt Center Gallery December 6 – 22, 2023 Opening Reception: Sunday, December 10, 2-4 p.m. In Guardian Passage: The Power of Ukrainian Cultural Memory in the Face of War, artists Irina Bondarenko and Katya Lisova employ the tools and imagery of traditional Ukrainian art forms to face down

Friday Night Films

January 19th, 2024 – Animated Films (Rescheduled from December 1st) Design Lab 2 8:00 – 9:00 pm Fridays The Digital Media Common’s CCA Gallery student staff are partnering with the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) crew to present films from the AAFF archive. The screenings will highlight similar themes that

Emerging Technologies and Media & Studio Arts bring Unreal Engine to Virtual Reality Production Platform in the DC.

image of still frame from "Peace" using DC/DMC Virtual Production immersive 3D VR environment
The DMC’s Emerging Technologies Group and Media & Studio Arts Group have co-developed a powerful new platform, using the powerful rendering capabilities of industry-leading Unreal Engine, enabling students, faculty, and staff to create advanced photo-real 3D virtual environments for a new generation of learning, instructional, and research applications. The two