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.
This fall season, the theater department has two plays lined up: “Noises Off” and “Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feeling So Sad,” each offering a unique and entertaining experience. The department’s new set will also make a debut and is expected to “wow” audiences.
When the lights dim, and the play has ended, audience members take a deep breath and return to the real world outside of the one the University of La Verne department of theater arts has created during the production of “Hedda Gabler.”
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.