Imagine watching a performance for the first time and knowing nothing about the play. This is not an uncommon scenario, but there’s a catch –– the performer doesn’t know the plot either. The latest play making its way to Cal Poly, “Nassim,” is just that: a show that binds the audience and actor by bringing […]
On Sep. 28, the Theatre and Dance Department Chair Josh Machamer sent an email out to the department informing them that they were cancelling the fall production of “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” after the cast and crew had already begun rehearsing for the play. The cancellation was due to the fact that the […]
Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department introduce An Illiad for their Fall 2020 performance, and, due to its narrative style, will allow students to continue acting without ever meeting in person. The play, which will feature a total of seven roles, will be conducted through an entirely remote platform. With a majority of the university’s […]
Emily Kluger produced “Till Death, Or Whatever, Do Us Part,” a play written by her father, Garry Michael Kluger.
The theatre and dance department will open its drama,”4,000 Miles,” Nov. 2 at Alex and Faye Spanos Theatre.
The theatre and arts department will end its 2016-2017 season by debuting student-directed, one-act plays in the annual One-Act Play Festival June 10-11 in H.P. Davidson Music Center (building 45), room 212. Students who direct these plays are part of a Directing (TH 450) one-act capstone course offered to theatre majors combining performance, technical and […]
The play debuted on Broadway in 2005 with roaring success. Cal Poly’s rendition did not disappoint either.
The Academy of Creative Theatre (ACT) brings Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” to life with all the ridiculous and hilarious elements of the classic comedy. Though ACT is a theater troupe of young actors all under the age of 18, their performances at the SLO Little Theatre are carried with maturity in this […]
Theater takes you out of the real world and into a new one. This power is as unique as the stories theater tells. Often you can relate your own experiences to those expressed in a play and sometimes you’re even transported to a different time, place and world for a few hours. The theatre and […]
The cast is off to a good start, growing closer and fostering camaraderie behind the scenes of run-throughs.
First-time Kelrik actor Phineas Peters steals the spotlight with his lead role as Charlie Bucket.