The Sundial

“Julius Caesar” and “A Comedy of Errors” to be performed at CSUN

Raewyn Smith

April 30, 2012

This week, The Acting Company, a group of actors from New York that tours the states bringing classics to communities that may not have the chance to see them otherwise, will be on campus for five days, starting tomorrow. They will be presenting “Julius Caesar” May 1-3 and “The Comedy of Errors”...

The Assad Brothers capture the audience’s attention with just two acoustic guitars

David Saakyan

November 15, 2010

The Assad Brothers took center stage and delivered a performance that could be called a musical and cultural journey through the power of two acoustic guitars Saturday at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. The two Brazilian-born brothers, Sérgio and Odair Assad, have gained popularity through years...

Renowned classical guitarists come to CSUN

Katie Donahue

November 9, 2010

The Assad Brothers are known for their versatile musical ability and they will bring classical guitar to CSUN Nov. 13. The Assads play larger works by composers who are not traditionally played on the guitar, such as Gershwin and Bach, said Steven Thadchuk, chairof the guitar department. “I enjoy...

Luna Negra Dance Theater brings Latin talent to CSUN

Katie Donahue

November 3, 2010

The Luna Negra Dance Theater is bringing contemporary dance to CSUN. Veronica Guadalupe, dancer and rehearsal director, said the mission of the Chicago-based company is to promote Latino and Hispanic choreographers. “We might not always use music that’s of Latin origin but all of our choreographers...

“Romeo & Juliet” lacks on-stage chemistry

Liana Hofer

October 30, 2010

In order to pull off one of the greatest love stories ever told, the actors better have an awful lot of chemistry. Despite their acting abilities, chemistry is something the main performers in The Acting Company’s performance of “Romeo & Juliet” had in short supply. Separately, Alejandro...

“Romeo and Juliet” brings classic love story to CSUN with a twist

Katie Donahue

October 18, 2010

William Shakespeare’s classic play “Romeo and Juliet” is coming to CSUN with a twist on the familiar tale of family rivalry and young love. The Acting Company is bringing its national tour to campus Oct. 27 at the Plaza del Sol at 8 p.m. The production stays true to the original language but is...

Filipino dance company impresses with vivid costumes and stunts

Liana Hofer

September 29, 2010

The Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company took the Plaza del Sol stage Tuesday night to entertain a packed house and transport spectators into the distinct world of Filipino heritage. The internationally recognized performance company took on the task of representing cultural pastimes, themes...

Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company comes to CSUN

Reanna Delgadillo

September 23, 2010

CSUN is welcoming the Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company for a one-night performance of dazzling costumes and dance routines Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall in the University Student Union (USU). Pamela Bock, director of marketing and strategic communications for ...

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company brings the global language of dance to the stage

Stephanie Bermudez

March 10, 2010

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, which is one of the few Asian American professional dance companies in the USA, will be performing at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall on Tuesday, March 16 at 8 p.m. “The dances of Nai-Ni Chen fuse the dynamic freedom of American modern dance with the grace and splendor of Asian art,” said Pamela Bock director of marketing and str...

Musical pundits on Capitol Hill

Stephanie Bermudez

February 8, 2010

After trying for years to get them to come to CSUN, “Capitol Steps” will be performing at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall on Saturday, Feb. 13. “‘Capitol Steps’ is a musical and comedy group in which they use song parodies and skits to satirize American politics,” said Pamela Bock...

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