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As of February 27, the UCSCtickets.com website is down. Admission will be free for all remaining performances. See ADMISSION details below.

In lieu of tickets, please consider making a donation to the Department of Performance, Play & Design here.

UC Santa Cruz’s annual student-run dance show returns with Random With A Purpose XXXI: the commUNITY Movement!

Demonstrating the autoethnographic power of collaborative performance making, the commUNITY Movement represents collective visions through the telling of individual stories.


  • Attend in person Mar 3–5 and 9–12, 2023.
  • FREE for UCSC Undergrads. General Admission $0–$18.
  • Tickets required for entry and available for purchase at UCSCtickets.com.
  • Tickets are available online only and there will be no sales window or will-call tickets for pick up at the event.
  • Doors are scheduled to open to 30 minutes prior to event start time.
  • Please read and follow COVID-19 protocols as outlined here on the Arts website.
  • If you have a disability-related need, please contact the Arts Events Office at artsevents@ucsc.edu as soon as possible.


  • Fri Mar 3, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat Mar 4, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun Mar 5, 3:00 p.m.
  • Thu Mar 9, 7:30 p.m.
  • Fri Mar 10, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat Mar 11, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun Mar 12, 3:00 p.m.


  • Arts Lot #126 is the closest parking lot to the event. 
  • Parking is $5 or by permit.
  • Purchase a campus permit in advance, from the on-site attendant at the event, or use ParkMobile in Lot #126.
  • Visitors with DMV placards or plates may park for free in DMV spaces, Medical spaces, or ParkMobile spaces without additional payment, or in time zones for longer than the posted time.
  • See Transportation & Parking Services (TAPS) for visitor parking information, ParkMobile instructions, and a campus parking map.

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