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‘Copenhagen’ examines inner dilemmas

‘Copenhagen’ examines inner dilemmas
Physicist Niels Bohr (senior theater major Jordan Klomp) reminisces about his son Harold, who died. Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play, “Copenhagen,” directed by Associate Professor of Theater Arts Sean Dillon, concerns the question of why physicist Werner Heisenberg returned to Copenhagen in 1941. “Copenhagen” will continue to play this weekend beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday,... 

Actress shares industry advice with students

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Actress Lexy Fridell spoke to students and faculty from the University of La Verne’s theater department about the importance of knowing yourself as an actor Thursday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Fridell is known for being a part of the productions of the Tony Award-winning show “Avenue Q” and “The Pee-Wee Herman Show” on Broadway. Students and faculty were... 

Actress inspires theater students

Actress inspires theater students
Actress Vannessa Vasquez speaks about what it takes to start a career in an extremely saturated industry on Thursday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Along with the lecture, Vasquez presented an episode of the Hulu series “East Los High,” in which she has the lead role./ photo by Ben Camacho Autumn Simon Staff Writer Daytime Emmy-nominated actress Vannessa Vasquez visited the theater department... 

Improv night gets a spooky Halloween twist

Autumn Simon Staff Writer The theater department’s Cabaret LIVE! created “A Night of Horror” at the Improv Insanity event Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. About 30 students stopped by the Cabaret for a Halloween themed improv class instructed by Carolyn Marie Wright, an experienced actress and manager of education and community engagement at the Geffen Playhouse. “I worked with... 

Theater department hosts a night of insanity

Hayley Hulin LV Life Editor Students from the theater department held their second Cabaret LIVE! event Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. About 20 students gathered for a night of “Improv Insanity” taught by Carolyn Marie Wright, manager of education and community engagement at 20 Geffen Playhouse. Wright taught short form improv for the night, which has a concrete beginning and end... 

‘Chalk Boy’ casts dark light on teen issues

‘Chalk Boy’ casts dark light on teen issues
Penny (senior theater major Chase Montano) and Breanna (senior theater major Shelby Liburd) try to deal with the chaotic aftermath of a classmate’s disappearance in the Oct. 9 performance of “The Chalk Boy” in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Written by playwright Joshua Conkel, the story centers around the mystery of a missing teenager, Jeff Chalk, and features witchcraft, kidnapping and drug... 

Theater Review: ‘Chinglish’ portrays cultural differences

Cody Luk Online Editor When doing business in a foreign country, a businessman should always make sure nothing gets lost in translation, except that is certainly not the case in “Chinglish,” a play by David Henry Hwang and directed by Jeff Liu, currently running in the East West Players in Downtown Los Angeles. “Chinglish,” which is a combined word of “Chinese” and “English,” first... 

Real-world issues inspire performers

Real-world issues inspire performers
Senior computer science major Jacob Bogdanoff throws tofu at the audience in ‘Hellharbor Chronicles,’ a satire on nutrition, written by junior theater major Jordan Klomp and directed by senior theater major Gracie Gilb. Fifteen original plays were performed over the course of four days as final projects for students in the Theatre and Community class, under the supervision of Director of Theatre... 

Theater students return to Fringe Festival

Celene Vargas Staff Writer University of La Verne theater students are immersing themselves in the Los Angeles theater scene by participating in the annual Hollywood Fringe Festival happening in June. Senior theater major James Powell, junior theater major Jordan Klomp, junior theater major Sara Haddadin and sophomore business administration and theater double major Delaney Poe are four of the six... 

Theater Review: ‘Selvaggio’ promotes creative passion

Kristina Bugante Editorial Director For any person who longs to create — whether it be a writer, a photographer, a designer, a musician, or in this case, an artist — the best type of inspiration comes from when you surrender yourself to the thing that you are most afraid of. This rings true in “Mission Selvaggio,” a meaningful and original play written by Cole Wagner and directed by Cody Goss. Wagner,... 
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