By: Amy Maramba
In my first show for interACT, I played the role of the girlfriend who had been sexually assaulted. As I recited my last few words, “I just don’t know,” I immediately felt the mood of the classroom shift. The audience fell silent. And in that moment, I realized that I was there to serve a bigger purpose than my own.
By Daniel Green
Oralia Urias always knew that she wanted to have a career in the theater. As a child, she would perform skits for her family. “I did sports, and I did everything (else), but I kind of quit things,” Urias said. “Theater was the one thing I kept going back to, and I knew it was going to be my career.”She got serious about theater in high school after seeing an improv group from Cerritos College perform at her school.
By: Parker Shannon
Slime mages, succubae, doppelgangers and dragons filled the Cal State Long Beach Studio Theater Saturday, Feb. 18, but emotional themes including love, family, friendship and sisterhood made the most lasting impressions during the California Repertory’s brilliant staging of “She Kills Monsters.”
By: Denny Cristales
From Long Beach to Scotland to New York and back again, the theatre performers of Curbside know a thing or two about moving from place to place — and their latest rendition of “Flight” harbors no exception.
By: Parker Shannon
The California Repertory Company recently staged Arthur Miller’s American tragedy A View from the Bridge in the University Theatre at CSULB. The play, while relatively simple in production, was still quite powerful and evoked several reactions from audience members throughout the night.
By: Jacqueline Naranjo
A tale of young people fighting against poverty and illness. Living through the mantra “No day but today.” CSULB's University Players brings to life the grueling bohemian world of New York City in the late 1980s with the Tony-Award winning musical production of “RENT.”