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Campus production of ‘Hamlet’ to probe life’s most meaningful questions

February 7, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Theatre Arts Department will present Hamlet  by William Shakespeare, Directed by Jeannette Thomas, March 10-12 and 16-19, at 7:30 pm and March 12 and 19 at 2 pm in the Stagehouse Theatre. Murder. Betrayal. Lust. Adultery. Arguably Shakespeare’s most profou...

Students will deliver a variety of monologues at ‘Inside the Actors’ Process’ Friday and Saturday

Corey Streeper

February 3, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE— Have you ever just sat and watched a play? Hopefully the farthest thing from your mind during the performance  was wondering what it took  to make that play happen.  But what was the process the actors undertook to portray their roles? How did they get chosen for those roles...

Instructor Lisa Berger to direct ‘Simpatico’

January 26, 2011

 CARLSBAD (Press Release)-- Lisa Berger, a Grossmont College theatre arts instructor, has been tapped to direct "Simpatico," a play by Sam Shepard, this upcoming 10th season of  New Village Arts ‌in Carlsbad. Kristianne Kurner, NVA's executive artistic director, describes Berger as a director "known...

On-campus theatre production to offer insights on improvisation in Feb. 4-5 performances

January 26, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Theatre Arts Department will present “Inside the Actor’s Process: Improvisation,” a performance of student actors using improvisational skills, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Stagehouse Theatre on...

Freshman Kelsey Bavencoff wins Playwrights Project competition

January 25, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)-- Kelsey Bavencoff, 18, a freshman, recently learned that from 294 entries, her script “Next Train to Nowhere,” was selected by the Playwrights Project to be dramatized April 1-10 at the Lyceum Theatre downtown.  The play will be directed by Carrie Klewin. Bavencoff...

‘Time Flies’ offers a variety of imaginative theatre sketches

November 29, 2010

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Theatre Arts Department will present “Time Flies and Other Short Plays,” a series of witty and wildly original one-act plays, starting at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11, and 2 p.m. on Dec. 4 and 11, at the Stagehouse Theatre located on campus. The...

Grossmont to perform ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 4 and 5

November 22, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The  Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Grossmont Master Chorale, in partnership with the San Diego Ballet, will present two special performances of The Nutcracker at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Birch North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave., Sa...

David Ives’ short plays on tap at Stagehouse Theatre on campus

November 3, 2010

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Theatre Arts Department will present Time Flies and Other Short Plays by David Ives, Directed by Beth Duggan, Dec 2-4 and 8-11, at 7:30 pm and Dec 4 & 11 at 2 pm in the Stagehouse Theatre. "Don’t miss out on this collection of witty and wildly original one-acts ...

Hager ‘masterminds’ a Chaplinesque slapstick comedy

October 25, 2010

OCEANSIDE, California (Press Release) -- Believe, a sentimental slapstick comedy with a holiday spirit written and directed by Jerry Hager, will be staged at Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 North Coast Hwy, Oceanside. Show times will be  December 4 and 5 (2010) at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm; and December 11 and 1...

‘Tin’ has comforting message for elementary school students

Donald H. Harrison

October 24, 2010

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE–  Theatre Arts Prof. Jerry Hager wrote and directed Tin, an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s short story “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” that will be taken on tour at local elementary schools from now through Dec. 9.   Like many fairy tales, it has an important less...

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