‘Kindred’ goes on the road

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department is invited to perform the play “Kindred” at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival on Feb 10-14. The festival will be held at Dixie State University St. in George, Utah. The theatre department will be competing in Region VII. The region consist of college from Arizona, Central and Southern California, Hawaii, Southern Nevada and Utah. The department is holding…

February 7, 2015
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‘Kindred’ reveals story of human spirit

May 21, 2014

  By Erik Luna Being kindred spirits is more than being best friends. It’s about sharing a bond that goes beyond anything else – even death. Daniel Keleher’s play “Kindred” illustrates the complexity of this theme with wit and emotion through the eyes of two kindred spirits who just happen to be prison inmates. The play, which opened last Friday at East Los Angeles College’s Proscenium Theatre, starts as soon…

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ELAC actor gets first lead role

May 17, 2014

  By Stevie Rodriguez Clifton Smith is currently starring in the play “Kindred” at East Los Angeles College, directed by Daniel Keleher, which runs on the weekends of May 16-18 and 23-25. Smith has acted in three other plays but this is his first lead role. Smith’s character in Kindred is Joey, whom is a prisoner facing a life sentence. Smith grew up in Altadena, California and attended Pasadena High…

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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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Theatre Department takes on ‘Kindred’

By Andrew Martinez The East Los Angeles College Theatre Department will be presenting “Kindred” in the P-2 building on May 16 to 25 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The play was written by former faculty member Daniel Kelleher, who is currently working in the industry and directed by Rodney Lloyd Scott. “Kindred” is a touching chronicle of two inmates who develop a compassionate relationship at an unlikely time. They…

May 16, 2014
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‘Kindred’ actor receives first lead role

May 13, 2014

By Stevie Rodriguez Clifton Smith is currently starring in the play “Kindred” at East Los Angeles College, directed by Daniel Keleher, which runs on the weekends of May 16-18 & 23-25. Smith has acted in three other plays but this is his first lead role. Smith’s character in Kindred is Joey, whom is a prisoner facing a life sentence. Smith grew up in Altadena, California and attended Pasadena High School….

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