Monday, December 11, 2017

Register for Spring 2018 Classes!

SPRING 2018 Dramatic Arts Classes
                              
DRAM 105 # · Introduction to Dramatic Arts—3 units/TRANSFERS
91542 MW             9:35 – 11:00 Emmelyn Thayer
86927 TTH            11:10-12:35            Rana Salimi
64351 ONLINE       1/29 – 3/24            Katie Rodda
80059 ONLINE       4/2 – 5/26              Teddy Eck

DRAM 107  · Study of Filmed Plays—3 units/TRANSFERS
86938 TH               12:45 – 3:55   Carol Whaley
53296 ONLINE       1/29 – 3/24            Carol Whaley
60988 ONLINE       4/2 – 5/26              Carol Whaley

DRAM 109 · Theatre and Social Issues—3 units/TRANSFERS
53195 TTH            11:10 - 12:35         Matthew Salazar-Thompson

DRAM 123 # · Beginning Stagecraft—3 units/TRANSFERS
46119 MW             12:45 – 3:15 Duane Gardella

DRAM 124 · Makeup for the Stage—3 units
86260 M                5:35 – 10:00 Andrea Singer
                                      TBA additional required hours

DRAM 126*# · Advanced Stagecraft—3 units
46122 MW             12:45 – 3:15 Duane Gardella

DRAM 129A# · Beginning Scene Painting—3 units
51597 W                4:40 – 10:00 Duane Gardella

DRAM 129B*# · Intermediate Scene Painting—3 units
51601 W                4:40 – 10:00 Duane Gardella

DRAM 132 · Beginning Acting—3 units/TRANSFERS
95289 TTH            10:05 – 12:35         Katie Rodda
86258 MW             2:20 – 4:50            Annie Hinton
02102 TTH            6:30 – 9:00            Matthew Salazar-Thompson

DRAM 133*# · Intermediate Acting—3 units/TRANSFERS
02096 TTH            10:05 – 12:35         Katie Rodda
53310 MW              2:20 – 4:50            Annie Hinton
02117 TTH            6:30 – 9:00            Matthew Salazar-Thompson

DRAM 143# · Beginning Costuming—3 units/TRANSFERS
12025 TTH            12:45 – 3:50          Elisa Benzoni

DRAM 144A# · Beginning Special Effects Stage Makeup—3 units
04383 T                 5:30 – 10:00 Andrea Singer
                   S                 9:20 – 11:00—additional required hours

DRAM 146A# · Beginning FX Practicum: Character—3 units
09130 TH               5:40 – 10:00 Andrea Singer
                   S                 11:10 – 12:10—additional required hours

DRAM 165# · Introduction to Stage Movement—3 units/TRANSFERS
12990 MW             11:10 – 12:35         Terry Wilson

# Pass/No Pass available
* Prerequisite

Two performances in the Spring!

New Play Festival (DRAM 242A-D), 3 units, TBD
March 9 – 18
Lisa Berger, Farrell Foreman, Matthew Salazar-Thompson

The Rocky Horror Show (DRAM 240A-D), 4 units, TBD
April 20 – 29
Kristin Arcidiacono, Katie Rodda

Add codes distributed at first rehearsal

Auditions: Thursday, February 1, 6 – 10 p.m.

Go to the City College Theatre BLOG for more information: citycollegetheatre.blogspot.com

Questions?

Katie Rodda, krodda@sdccd.edu; Duane Gardella, duanegardella@mac.com; Andrea Singer, asinger@sdccd.edu; Matthew Salazar-Thompson, mthompso@sdccd.edu; Carol Whaley, cwhaley@sdccd.edu; Annie Hinton, annie@olanskey.com; Terry Wilson, twilson@sdccd.edu

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Deadline to submit your original play is Saturday, December 9.

Please read below for information.
San Diego City College Students.
The 3rd Annual Words, Words, Words: New Play Festival
Performances : March 9-18, 2018 - The Black Box Theatre at San Diego City College.

This year we are awarding cash prizes for themes and social topics related to the plays for next year's fest.


$250 for Best Play
$250 for Best LGBT Experience
$250 for Best African-American Experience
$250 for Best Hispanic Experience
Submission Guidelines:
·       If your play is selected you must enroll for the Spring 2018 semester at SD City College. If selected student playwright must be available on varying dates for workshops, talk backs and productions between Jan 30-Mar 18, 2018. No exceptions. If you have participated in previous New Play Festivals you may submit again.
·       All plays must be properly formatted. This means: 12-point font, Times New Roman or Courier font only. Monologues should not exceed 4 pages. Ten-Minute plays cannot exceed 10 pages.  No Exceptions on the page limits.
·       Monologues must have one character.
·       Ten-Minute plays should have no more than two characters. A third character is permitted as long as that character serves the play. No exceptions beyond three characters.
·       Ten Minute plays should have a single setting.
·       Selected Playwrights will be work-shopped the first two weeks of the Spring 2018 Semester. All plays are considered workshop productions and will be treated as such. This means that if your play is selected you will work with the dramaturg and director of your show to find its final form. Playwriting is a process and your play, if selected, will be treated as such. San Diego City College is an educational institution and is committed to the development of student writers. This means that all work is considered “in progress.”  It is the goal of The One Act Festival to foster new playwrights. That means that students must be malleable and open to continuing the development of their scripts.
·       The festival will be a collection of 6-9 selected monologues and 10 Minute Plays/monologues.
·       To submit email SDCityCollegeNewPlayFestival@Gmail.com with the log line: 2018 One-Act Festival Submission. Include all information in a single document in either Microsoft WORD or PDF. DO NOT cut and paste your play into the context of the email. Attachments onlyDue December 9!
·       Happy writing!

Monday, December 4, 2017

AUDITIONS FOR THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES: December 5!

Auditions are Tuesday, December 5 from 6 - 9 p.m. in AH 418.

No acting experience needed. Just show up and be yourself.

All women and non-binary folk are invited to audition.

Performance is February 23, 2018.

Questions: contact Ashleigh Bodie at ashbodie@gmail.com. 

Tour to UCSD is this Friday, December 8!

If you'd like to see She Kills Monsters, it is advised that you buy your tickets ASAP since the 12/8 performance is close to selling out. Call 858/534-4574. Don't wait until Friday night to get your tickets.

Please be advised that parking and theatre tickets are NOT provided. It is recommended that you carpool to the campus. Also, please check out UCSD's online map so you know where to go.

Park in Lot P103
3:30: Arrive on campus, walk to Galbraith Hall
4:00 – 5:00: Info Session & faculty panel
5:00 – 5:30: Department Tour
5:30 – 7:00: Wander the UCSD campus on your own and/or grab dinner at the University Center
7:15: Meet back at the Shank Theatre
7:30: Show begins
Performance: She Kills Monsters, Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre  
by Qui Nguyen A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's refuge.

$10—student price

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tour to SDSU is Friday, December 1!


Please be aware that transportation and theatre tickets are NOT provided. If you want to buy tickets to the show, please follow the links below. It is recommended that you carpool to the campus. Also please check out SDSU's online map so you know where to go.

Park in Lot 12, 8th floor
  • 3:00: Arrive on SDSU campus, walk to the Don Powell Theatre
  • 3:30—5:30: Introductions, program presentations, Q & A, tour of the facilities
  • 5:30 – 7:00: Wander the SDSU campus on your own and/or grab dinner in East Commons or the Student
  • Union
  • 7:15 Meet back at the Don Powell Theatre
  • 7:30: Show begins
Performance: Enchanted April, A New Musical Romance, Don Powell Theatre
Music by Richard B. Evans
Book and Lyrics by Charles Leipart
Director, Stephen Brotebeck
Enchanted April finds life and love about to bloom for four London women in 1922 as they rent the castle of their dreams for one magical month on the Mediterranean. Looking for a much-needed respite from their London cares, what they find on the Italian shore awakens them to a world of beauty, ardor, and the joys of living. Based on the beloved novel of the same name.
$17—student price
Buy in advance at http://ttf.sdsu.edu/


Questions? Contact Katie Rodda at krodda@sdccd.edu.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Pacific Playwrights Conference of San Diego in conjuction with the Playwriting Program is coming Dec 1-3 at the Blackbox Theatre on the campus of San Diego City College. This is your chance to experience the newest plays by San Diego's professional playwrights, directors and actors. The event is free. Five plays will be read over the three day festival.

All students and professionals are welcome. Our first reading starts Dec 1 at 8pm and concludes Dec 3 at 7pm.

For the schedule of performances, actors, directors and more please visit the website below:

https://mthompso73.wixsite.com/pacificplaywrights

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tours to UCSD and SDSU's Theatre Departments are coming up!



Don't forget about the upcoming tours to UCSD or SDSU. Anyone is welcome, whether you're a major or not, or whether you're even enrolled at City or Mesa.

Please be aware that transportation and theatre tickets are NOT provided. If you want to buy tickets to the shows, please follow the links below. It is recommended that you carpool to the campuses. Also please check out their maps so you know where to go.

SDSU: Friday, December 1
Park in Lot 12, 8th floor
3:00: Arrive on SDSU campus, walk to the Don Powell Theatre
3:30—5:30:  Introductions, program presentations, Q & A, tour of the facilities  
5:30 – 7:00: Wander the SDSU campus on your own and/or grab dinner in East Commons or the Student Union
7:15 Meet back at the Don Powell Theatre
7:30: Show begins
Performance: Enchanted April, A New Musical Romance, Don Powell Theatre
Music by Richard B. Evans
Book and Lyrics by Charles Leipart
Director, Stephen Brotebeck
Enchanted April finds life and love about to bloom for four London women in 1922 as they rent the castle of their dreams for one magical month on the Mediterranean. Looking for a much-needed respite from their London cares, what they find on the Italian shore awakens them to a world of beauty, ardor, and the joys of living. Based on the beloved novel of the same name.
$17—student price
Buy in advance at http://ttf.sdsu.edu/.

UCSD: Friday, December 8
Park in Lot P103
3:30: Arrive on campus, walk to Galbraith Hall
4:00 – 5:00: Info Session & faculty panel
5:00 – 5:30: Department Tour
5:30 – 7:00: Wander the UCSD campus on your own and/or grab dinner at the University Center
7:15: Meet back at the Shank Theatre
7:30: Show begins
Performance: She Kills MonstersTheodore and Adele Shank Theatre
A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her tennage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's revenge.
$10—student price