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First-time student directors put directorial principles into play by showcasing selected scenes from various plays for “An Evening of Directing Projects” at the Jane Dibbell Cabaret.
Professor of English William Cook’s latest work, “The Agony of Colin Powell,” will premiere in three performances staged at the University of La Verne this weekend.
Dead babies and dysfunctional families color the comedy “The Marriage of Bette and Boo.” The University of La Verne Department of Theatre Arts cast performed the black comedy with intelligence and vulnerability as they dealt with issues regarding alcoholism, postpartum depression and verbal domestic violence.
In his Introduction to Theatrical Directing class, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Sean Dillon equips his students with the tools necessary to brave hurdles on stage.
The theater department’s production of Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” brings the black comedy to new dimensions.
The word “SLUT” is written boldly across a wall of a trash-filled stage as students, faculty and community members rushed into the Pomona College Seaver Theatre for “In the Blood,” a tragedy on contemporary social issues.
The Southern California Shakespeare Festival’s presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” was presented in such an untraditional style that it had Shakespeare rolling over in his grave.
Students of the Theatre Arts 351 class premiered their directing capabilities in “Theatre On-Stage: New Directions in Directing” May 17-25 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret and Dailey Theatre.
Students in the theater department are taking a new twist on the traditional senior project by breaking free from the educational realm and entering the world of professional theater as they enter the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival.
What started as a typical light-hearted comedy turned out to be a show covering different social issues, from anti-semitism to feminism to the struggle of class within a wealthy Venetian society, as the Dailey Theater premiered William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.”