‘Much Ado’ for spring theater season

By Jesus Figueroa The Theatre Arts Department brings the classic Shakespearean comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” to more recent times to open up the spring semester’s productions. Kelley Hogan, East Los Angeles College acting instructor and  play director, made small changes to “Much Ado about nothing.” Instead of the play taking place in Messina on the Island of Sicily in the 16th century, it takes place in Southern California during…

March 4, 2015

Theatre students win at American College Theater festival

By Jesus Figueroa The Theatre Arts Department returned from the American College Theater Festival Region 8 with several awards won by various students. ACTF was held in St. George, Utah from February 10-14. Region 8 includes colleges and Universities from Utah, Central and Southern California, Arizona, Southern Nevada, Guam and Hawaii. Theatre student Katie Martinez won first place for Theater Applied Arts, which includes props, hair and makeup. The winner…

March 2, 2015

Theatre Department prepares for upcoming production

By Jesus Figueroa  East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department is getting ready for the two one-act comedies “The Chekhov Vaudeville!…featuring The Proposal and The Bear!” By Anton Chekhov in the P2-101 Upstairs Theatre premiering this Friday at 8 p.m. The two one-act comedies written by Chekhov are set as the second production for ELAC’s Theatre Arts department. Both plays have alternating cast members set to perform in different shows….

April 24, 2014