Theatre and Dance Department Produces Two-man Play, “Topdog/Underdog”

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Celebrating Black History Month, the Department of Theatre and Dance at California State University, Dominguez Hills presents a production of “Topdog/Underdog,” a powerful play written by African American playwright and screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by assistant professor of theatre … [Read more...]

Auditions For CSU Dominguez Hills’ Production of “School for Scandal” Set for February 13 and 14

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Students, faculty and staff as well as the public are invited to audition for a role in the California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of Theatre Arts upcoming production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s play “School for Scandal.” Auditions will be held on Feb. 13 and 14 beginning at 6:30 … [Read more...]

Campus Collaboration Brings “Cabaret” to the Stage

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In a truly interdisciplinary production, faculty and students from the theatre, dance, music and art departments at California State University, Dominguez Hills have joined together under the direction of lecturer of theatre arts Naomi Buckley to bring “Cabaret” to the University Theatre stage on … [Read more...]

Message of Marine Conservation is No Fish Tale

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A bespectacled red crab, an anemone wearing headphones, a mariachi sea star, and even a shark with a pompadour landed themselves on the main floor of the of Aquarium of the Pacific (AOP) in Long Beach, delivering a message of marine conservation. These and other sea characters were portrayed … [Read more...]

“Crimes of the Heart” Cast with Latina Lead Actors opens 2012-13 Theatre Season

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A production of Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "Crimes of the Heart," will open the 2012-13 Department of Theatre Arts and Dance season at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Directed by Donis Leonard, chair of theatre arts and dance, the play has been adapted with a … [Read more...]

Peter Rodney (1948-2012): Theatre Professor’s Love of Teaching was Never an Act

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California State University, Dominguez Hills, and the Department of Theatre and Dance have lost one of their leading men. Peter Rodney, professor of theatre arts, died on Saturday, April 14, after a long illness. He was 63. Rodney was born on April 29, 1948, in New York, New York. A fan of stage … [Read more...]

Special Production of “For Colored Girls…” Raises Thousands for L.A. Women’s Center

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Five sold-out performances in February and a nearly sold out encore on March 3 of the CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Theatre and Dance and the Black Theatre Program production of Ntozake Shange's “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” raised $3,590 for the … [Read more...]

Auditions for Benefit Production of “For Colored Girls…” to be Held Dec. 12-13

CSU Dominguez Hills will donate 100 percent of the box office from performances of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enough" to the Downtown Women's Center.

The Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with the Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA), the Center for Service Learning, Internships, and Civic Engagement (SLICE), and the Black Theatre Program are pleased to announce a benefit production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered … [Read more...]

“For Then We Are Strong: The Brenda Project”: Original Play Honors Fallen Colleague

The life of alumna Brenda Arrieta Killian (1977-2009) inspired "For Then We Are Strong."

The California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of Theatre and Dance presents an original play “For Then We Are Strong: The Brenda Project” on April 22, 23, 29, and 30 at 8 p.m., and May 1 at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre. Developed by the Dominguez Bridge Theatre Company, the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills’ “Macbeth” at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Isaac Skye, the lead in "Macbeth," was nominated at the Festival for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship.

The California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of Theatre and Dance was honored with an invitation to perform a scene from the fall 2010 production of "Macbeth" at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which took place Feb. 9 at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in … [Read more...]