Theatre Department sets stage for ‘Angels and Demons’

March 2, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Department’s winter session production of “Angels and Demons” brought to the stage four distinct productions with a focus on one theme which thrilled the audience. The theme of “Angels and Demons,” which titled the night’s performances, dealt with inner struggles as well as the devil. Four student directors brought four different plays to the Proscenium Theater. The two actors play “The Devil…

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Theatre Deparment announces audition dates for upcoming plays

By Jesus Figueroa Audition dates have been announced for two of East Los Angeles College Theatre Department’s next season plays. “Much Ado About Nothing,” a comedic play, which touches on honor, shame and court politics, will hold auditions on Nov. 15 for all roles. The play has been updated to be set in World War II. The dialogue has been modified but the integrity of characters and storyline remain the…

October 22, 2014
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ELAC theatre arts director encourages students

May 17, 2014

By Ashley Leon To entertain an audience is one of the greatest joys of East Los Angeles College’s Theater Professor and Director, Rodney Lloyd Scott. Scott is an adjunct professor and has been directing close to 18 years,the last seven years being here at ELAC. He has been a casting director and actor in productions such as Champion Sound (2008), Multiple (2008) and Closer (2004). He said the person that…

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Stage production makes lasting impression

March 26, 2014

By Russell Zazueta After the cast performed an enchanting pre-show in the hallway, throngs of Elans entered the Black Box Theatre for “The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail.” Director Kelly Hogan executed a wonderful interpretation of the original 1970 two-act play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. The play takes place in 1846 Concord, Mass., when people were reluctant to question religion and politics for fear of being charged…

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