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The Witches of Macbeth (L to R):  Destiny Vickers, Angelina Finau, Jennifer Linares and Heather Mermelstein. (Photo Credit: Kenji Kang)

CSUN’s Production of Macbeth Haunts Nordhoff Hall’s Little Theatre

Dena White February 20, 2015

Friday the 13th was the perfect day to see the CSUN Theatre Department production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” Witches, murder and an air of foreboding captivated the audience, as the story unfolded...

CSUN welcomes “Hamlet” at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall

Michelle Dominguez October 3, 2013

CSUN is about to get a taste of Shakespearean tragedy as the Acting Company performs “Hamlet” at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall. Founded in 1972, the New York company is America’s leading...

CSUN screenwriting major shares his love of improv

CSUN screenwriting major shares his love of improv

Michelle Dominguez September 10, 2013

Senior CSUN screenwriting major Kevin Shacter shares his love of improv and the life lessons he's learned from it.

Theater review: the Book of Mormon

Theater review: the Book of Mormon

Jim McLauchlin September 19, 2012

Many people have said that it is the job of art to imitate life. In today’s fast-paced and hyper-reflexive world, it is now the job of life to imitate art as well. And so, The Church of...

Free student theater performances at CSUN

Melissa Simon March 21, 2012

The Student Playwrights for Innovative Theatre, or SPIT, will be hosting the Spit It Out Play Festival on Saturday and Sunday in Jerome Richfield. SPIT is a group created by students for students that...

Chatsworth theater premieres San Fernando Valley’s largest movie screen

Ashley Soley-Cerro May 12, 2011

Chatsworth’s Winnetka 21 Theater recently premiered the largest movie screen in the San Fernando Valley. Audiences could experience the largest movie screen in the Valley for the first time midnight...

Student headed for the spotlight on stage

Ashley Soley-Cerro April 11, 2011

Many people aren’t lucky enough to find their life-long passion as a child, but DeAnne Destler found just that at 6 years old when she discovered acting. Destler, 21, theatre major, said she first...

“Big Love” boldly tackles controversial and political themes

Angela Melero February 17, 2011

CSUN students performed for the first time in the Valley Performing Arts Center’s black box theater Friday night. The theater department presented Charles Mee’s “Big Love”, a bold rendition...

CSUN alumni stars in ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’

Jessica Estrada February 17, 2011

Inside a garage filled with neighborhood kids, Lexi Marman first expressed her desire to stand out from the crowd. This month, she will get an opportunity to express herself again when she performs...

‘Big Love’ theater preview

Ashley Soley-Cerro February 10, 2011

Imagine a world in which arranged marriages were still common in the 21st century. The cast of “Big Love” uses this idea to make evident the deep seeded fears and mistrust towards the opposite sex...

Black box theater designed for student performances and productions

Christiaan Patterson February 2, 2011

Students will be able to perform at the new black box theater housed in the Valley Performing Arts Center. The first student performance scheduled is “Big Love,” a retelling of an ancient Greek...

CSUN Alumni create an open-mic night with a play that works the acts in to a cohesive event

Morgan Marx November 8, 2010

As the four-piece indie band finishes their short set, a collection of friends, family and curious couples applaud. The room is near full. It’s Friday night at what could be any one of a number of...

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