ELAC professor directs ‘Appropriate’ play

October 22, 2018

By Steven Adamo Known for doing plays that excite the audience, director and ELAC professor Rodney Lloyd Scott is trying something more personal in his latest play, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate,” closing Sunday. “This story was close to me because it’s about racism,” Scott said. “Racism is real and certain people run into it daily. I’ve kind of shied away from it in theater because it’s a touchy subject, but I…


‘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

‘Kindred’ reveals story of human spirit

  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…

May 21, 2014

ELAC theatre arts director encourages students

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…

May 17, 2014

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