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James (Emma Chassey) with his new, unexpected family in the Giant Peach.

SDSU theatre takes on a Roald Dahl classic

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

San Diego State theater students will take on Roald Dahl’s classic book “James and the Giant Peach” in their latest production, showing in the Don...

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Ben (Marcus Rutledge) listens to voicemails from his father Doug (Noah Leach) in “To Be Alive.”

Student-penned musical ‘To Be Alive’ hits the stage

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // February 20, 2019

The new musical “To Be Alive” made its debut at the Don Powell Theatre at San Diego State on Feb. 15. “To Be Alive” takes place in San Francisco...

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Erin Martinez, Ross Graham and Isabella Mangione work behind the scenes of “Alone Together.”

Valentine’s Day Film Festival spreads love on campus

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // February 20, 2019

Despite the dreary weather outside, San Diego State’s Don Powell Theatre warmed up with the sound of laughter and the feeling of love on Feb. 14. Once...

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REVIEW: ‘Anna in the Tropics’ heats up theater department

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // April 25, 2018

San Diego State’s theatre department shatters the ceiling with the performance of “Anna in the Tropics” directed by CJ Keith. The production...

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“The Vagina Monologues” producer Laura Horton, Co-Director Ella Castillo and cast member Elvan Guzman table for the upcoming performances on campus.

PREVIEW: The Vagina Monologues’ vulvacious cast acts for women’s rights and a charitable cause

by Nicole Badgley, Senior Staff Writer // January 24, 2018

In 1970, San Diego State was the first Cal State University to offer women’s studies courses in classrooms. “The Vagina Monologues,” an all-female...

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Wind symphony holds free outdoor concert

Wind symphony holds free outdoor concert

by Ceighlee Fennel, Contributor // October 13, 2016

Wherever the wind takes us is always a tossup. The wind symphony of San Diego State performed a free outdoor concert on Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. at the performing...

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'The BFG' shares wonder to theater lovers of all ages

‘The BFG’ shares wonder to theater lovers of all ages

by Cami Buckman, Senior Staff Writer // April 27, 2016

Prepare to be whisked away to the days of wonder and childhood with the School of Theatre, Television and Film’s production of “The BFG.” Taken...

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Over-the-top music and imagination fill 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

Over-the-top music and imagination fill ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

by Cami Buckman, Senior Staff Writer // March 9, 2016

Prepare to escape into a world of outrageous dance numbers, elaborate imagination and utter absurdity in the School of Theatre, Television and Film’s...

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'Doctor Faustus' production is larger than life

‘Doctor Faustus’ production is larger than life

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer // December 4, 2015

The School of Theatre, Television and Film’s adaptation of “Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights” by Gertrude Stein is highly unorthodox, but in the...

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SDSU theatre, dance unite in play

SDSU theatre, dance unite in play

by Denise Chang, Staff Writer // December 2, 2015

San Diego State’s University Dance Company is collaborating with the School of Theatre, Television and Film and the School of Art and Design for the...

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Park puts improvisation skills to use

Park puts improvisation skills to use

by Kalah Siegel, Staff Writer // November 18, 2015

In the theatrical production of “Wizard of Oz,” stuffed animal Toto isn’t scripted to unceremoniously fall out of Dorothy’s basket. This was, however,...

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SDSU School of Theatre's latest production journeys

SDSU School of Theatre’s latest production journeys “Into the Woods”

by Cami Buckman, Staff Writer // November 4, 2015

A magical story of witches, giants and hungry wolves cast a spell on San Diego State on Thursday, Oct. 30 with the debut performance of “Into the Woods”...

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