Open House to Honor Dr. Michael BlachlyAugust 7th, 2015 by gainesvillechamber
University of Florida Performing Arts (UFPA) will host an open house, honoring Dr. Michael Blachly, director, from 4 – 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31 at the Curtis M. Phillips, M.D. Center for the Performing Arts. This event is free and open to the public. With UF since 2000, Dr. Blachly has been responsible for growing the performing arts program from one facility into three with four performance spaces. Under Blachly’s leadership, UFPA developed into a nationally and internationally recognized program. Blachly will retire from the university effective Sept. 1 to pursue other interests in the arts.