Theater Department leaders went through the different classes offered at ELAC and the multiple opportunities that can lead one to professional jobs within their theatrical career.
As a theater major, Crystal Juarez began taking classes to hone her skills as an actor in the college’s theater department.
Student Stephen Alvarez uses sound as a palette to augment visual arts, as sound designer for East Los Angeles Colleges’s production of “The Skin of Our Teeth.”
“The Skin of Our Teeth” is a bizarre, fun existential ride reimagined and directed for an East Los Angeles audience by producing director James Buglewicz.
Every year, The Kennedy Center holds the American College Theater Festival, a national festival that invites over 200 theater students from various colleges and universities.
The Theater Arts department offers many opportunities for students throughout upcoming shows, internships and mentorship this Spring 2023.
Actor and “Enfrascada” makeup designer Maribel Chavez uses historic events as inspirations behind her designs. “Every piece and every makeup look and hair design all had intention,” Chavez said.
East Los Angeles College’s Theater Department debuted “Enfrascada” by Tanya Saracho. “Enfrascada” is the story about a woman who is going through a heartbreak and is desperate to do the impossible to get her fiance back.
“Melancholia,” devised and created by the Latino Theatre Lab, is a powerful play that leaves its audience gasping for air through tears and laughter.