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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,... 

Happenings

Theatre in Community Students of the Theatre and Community class will perform short plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Dailey Theatre. The performance is under the supervision of director of theater Steve Kent and artist-in-residence Alma Martinez. Chamber Orchestra The La Verne Chamber Orchestra will perform under the supervision of Danielle Cummins at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Audi­torium. Admission is... 

Happenings

Senior Recital Vicky Campos will perform “Poems of Emily Dickinson” along with a classical vocal and musical theater collection at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Theatre in Community Theatrical productions will be presented by the students of the Theatre and Community class at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in Dailey Theater. The performance is under the supervision... 

Theater Review: ‘The Dog’s Will’ exposes hypocrisy

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Samba, Brazilian culture and comedy hit the stage in the theater department’s latest production, “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Suassuna. Directed by actress and artist-in-residence Alma Martinez, this play, originally called “Auto da Compadecida,” presents a satire of society and class structure of the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia, one... 

Happenings

‘The Dog’s Will’ The theater department presents “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Sassuna at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in Dailey Theatre. The play is directed by guest director Alma Martinez. LaVernapalooza ASULV and CAB present the 6th annual LaVernapalooza concert featuring 2Chainz as this year’s headliner at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Fox Theater... 

Happenings

‘The Dog’s Will’ The theater department presents “The Dog’s Will” by Brazilian playwright Ariano Sassuna at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Dailey Theater. The play is directed by guest director Alma Martinez. New Orford String Quartet New Orford String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Morgan Auditorium with a special appearance by Street Symphony and introductions... 

Happenings

Poetry and Translation The Poetry and Translation Symposium event is 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Campus Center. It will feature poetry readings, discussions and conversations in different languages. Everyday Photography The Carlson Gallery of Photography presents its final exhibition of the academic year, “Photography and the Everyday” through the end of May. This exhibit marks the 25th... 

Students take a chance at directing

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The theater department hosted five student directed plays Thursday and Friday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. The short plays were the final product of the six-student spring directing class. The class gave six students six weeks to prepare, cast and direct a short, 25-minute one-act production. Auditions for the shows were open to the community and University students. “It... 
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