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The Conrad Prebys Second Stage Theatre construction is underway and is scheduled for completion in 2023.

Conrad Prebys Second Stage Theatre to have state-of-the-art technology

by Christian Houser, Contributor // October 6, 2021

The construction of the Conrad Prebys Second Stage Theatre aims to build better facilities for students interested in music, dance, theatre, television...

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The crew pulled together the opening night and matinee performance for the last theater show.

For the Skull and Dagger Society, the show must go on

by Catlan Nguyen, Staff Writer // March 13, 2020

San Diego State’s Skull and Dagger Society put on the last Professional Studies of Fine Arts production of the semester as all other plays, concerts...

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Faulkner holds the playbills of all of the plays she has covered for The Daily Aztec.

Sending off senior staff writer to New York City

by Sydney Faulkner, Senior Staff Writer // December 11, 2019

When I joined the Arts & Culture section of The Daily Aztec two and a half years ago, I couldn’t have imagined the way it would shape my dreams,...

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The two main characters write letters back and forth without knowing the others identity.

Secret identities and love letters debut in “She Loves Me” on campus

by Sydney Faulkner, Senior Staff Writer // December 4, 2019

San Diego State students open the classic musical comedy “She Loves Me” this week.   “She Loves Me” features music by Jerry Bock and Sheldon...

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Vadeboncoeur performing onstage in her element.

Theater student debuts in upcoming SDSU show

by Sydney Faulkner, Senior Staff Writer // November 20, 2019

Musical theater freshman Mary Rose Vadeboncoeur is a veteran at dazzling the San Diego theatre scene.  Even though Vadeboncoeur grew up singing in...

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Moritz (Ben Breitenstein) and Melchoir (Brendan Mokler) take a moment in front of Wendla Bergman’s grave site. Set design is by Emily Klemmetsen, lighting design is by Hannah Beerfas, costume design is by Jill Jones and makeup design is by Mia Marx.

‘Spring Awakening’ production addresses social issues

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // April 17, 2019

Presented by the Skull and Dagger Dramatic Society, “Spring Awakening: A Children’s Tragedy” shook the stage of the Experimental Theatre April 12-14....

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SDSU production Mass explores a loss of faith

SDSU production ‘Mass’ explores a loss of faith

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // December 13, 2018

San Diego State’s School of Theatre, Television and Film along with the School of Music and Dance came together Dec. to Dec. 9 to bring Leonard Bernstein’s...

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Opera Flight flies high at SDSU

Opera “Flight” flies high at SDSU

by Noe Sandoval, Staff Writer // November 28, 2018

When it comes to opera, performers have the chance to show their talents through a combination of theatre and music. On Nov. 16 and 17, San Diego State’s...

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Teryn McMurry, Jonathan Esquer, Adriana Becerra, Matt Tornero, Kennedy Jean Garcia, Sahar Hakimi, Mario Vega, Marissa Rodriguez, Sabrina Solorazo and Diana Ramirez in “Más.”

‘Más’ explores cultural identity, based on true events

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // November 14, 2018

San Diego State’s production of "Más" tackles many difficult topics regarding the real life dismantling of Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican...

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The Glaspell Project tackles sexism

‘The Glaspell Project’ tackles sexism

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // October 3, 2018

San Diego State’s theatre department addressed current issues facing women with its take on the 100-year-old “Glaspell Project,” written by Susan...

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Tom Gun LIVE: A Mavericks Homage opened at the San Diego Music Box August 27.

“Tom Gun Live: A Maverick’s Homage” entices Tom Cruise lovers through parody

by Danny Dyer, Staff Writer // September 6, 2017

He’s a star-spangled movie icon, and now he has his own play. “Tom Gun LIVE: A Maverick’s Homage,” is a spin-off stage parody of the 1980’s...

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Courtesy of Ken Jacques

A fun reflection on coming of age

by Danny Dyer , Contributor // February 22, 2017

For more than five days, the Experimental Theater at San Diego State ventured back to the Edo age of ancient Japan in a whimsical stage-telling of the...

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