ELAC theater department hosts Chicano Moratorium art show

East Los Angeles College’s Theater department hosted “Meet the Cast” before premiering “EAST LOS….R I S I N G 1970-2020, THEN & NOW”, in honor of the Chicano Moratorium.
The show’s director Cristina Frías, ELAC’s first-ever Hispanic to join the Theater Arts department’s full-time tenure track, said that the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium inspired her to create the project.

February 9, 2021

Exhibition gives audience production insight

By Rogelio Alvarez  “Tartuffe: Costumes and CTE Technology” showcased the collaborative process in the making of the East Los Angeles College Theater Arts Department’s production of “Tartuffe” at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The costumes and parts of the stage set were created with Cutting Tool Engineering (CTE) technology, such as a fabric printer and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) router. “We have a joint-agreement with the Architecture and Engineering Departments….

February 16, 2017

Fall semester’s first play delivers ‘Den of Thieves’

By Francisco Portillo  The Department of Theatre Arts is putting on its first play of the fall semester, “Den of Thieves,” a story by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Director Rodney Lloyd Scott said the show follows a group of  four people “who are not the brightest of characters.” In the world of thieves, they are probably amongst some of the dumbest. Set in New York City in the 1990s, these characters get…

October 12, 2016