On March 12, Cal Poly’s PolyPhonics and Chamber Choir will be performing in a winter showcase called “To the Hands.” This production is different than previous productions because it will also involve participation from students in the Theatre and Dance department and from the Liberal Arts in Engineering Program (LAES) to address homelessness and the […]
Cal Poly theatre department explores the meaning of “home” with new podcast
What is home? Cal Poly’s original audio play, “Shelter”, invites listeners on a guided exploration of their own homes to discover the answer. This student-written, student-produced, fully virtual production debuted Mar. 6 and is available on YouTube and Soundcloud, free of charge.
Acting for a camera rather than an audience: Bella Ramirez in “An Iliad”
She stood completely still as she stared down at her bedroom floor. Her face filled with anguish and desperation as the purplish-blue lights cast shadows across the room. The silence was unnerving as the cast members stared at their screens in rehearsal, waiting to see what she would do next. Then theatre arts senior Bella […]
Cal Poly Theatre Department takes on Zoom for virtual auditions
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 […]
Sunset Drive-in is one of the few remaining drive-in theaters on the Central Coast
Owner Larry Rodkey began running film on a 35 millimeter projector at his parents’ drive-in, the Sunset Drive-in, at around eight years old.
New parking garage and theatre coming to downtown SLO
A theatre and parking garage will be built downtown as the SLO City Council approved the project with a 3-0 vote Tuesday night. The 50-foot tall parking structure will sit on the corner of Nipomo and Palm Street, and contain 404 parking spots, 43 electric vehicle charging stations and 32 bike parking spots, according to […]
SLOQueerdos celebrated Haloween through the Rocky Horror Picture Show
On Halloween, most people imagine going to costume parties or trick-or-treating. But when the sun set on Halloween night, SLOQueerdos performed cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show to a sold-out audience dressed in their finest fishnets and lipstick. Video by Kiersten Stevens SLOQueerdos began three years ago. According to founder Daniel Gomez, SLOQueerdos started out […]
Cal Poly Theatre and Dance present their fall production “Trust Fall”
The Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department will present their fall production “Trust Fall” in Spanos Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 8 through Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. The production was also performed Nov. 1-3.
‘Till Death, or Whatever, Do Us Part’ production put on by a father-daughter duo
Emily Kluger produced “Till Death, Or Whatever, Do Us Part,” a play written by her father, Garry Michael Kluger.
Cal Poly Theatre tells the tale of ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’
The show takes place in Chicago in the 1930s and features a conflict between gangsters and vegetable sellers.
‘4,000 Miles’ explores the unlikely friendship of a 21-year-old and a 91-year-old
The theatre and dance department will open its drama,”4,000 Miles,” Nov. 2 at Alex and Faye Spanos Theatre.