After three long years of careful planning, several months of casting and intense rehearsals, audience members were able to witness James Darrah’s visions take shape on stage during the production of his senior thesis, “The Trojan Women.” The production was presented to an overwhelming turnout in the University of La Verne’s Cabaret Theatre last weekend.
Variety proved to be the overall theme at the 2005 University of La Verne Directing Studio One Act Festival. Student and faculty directors, designers and actors participated in the plays, which ranged from physical comedy to intense drama, as well as everything in between.
International theater director Georgij Paro shined a new light on the University of La Verne’s theatre department with a dramatic play called “Life’s a Dream,” written by the Spanish playwright Pedro Calderon de la Barca performed this week.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.