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Students present one acts Nov. 18-19

Students present one acts Nov. 18-19

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Students from the directing class (THE 270) will present their final class project: a collection of short scenes and one acts performed by fellow student volunteers. These scenes will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 18-19, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. Admission is free.

 

 



"A Tale of Two Christines" ... the story behind "Phantom"

"A Tale of Two Christines" ... the story behind "Phantom"

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Reflections by Brian Lynch, director of “The Phantom of the Opera”:

An event happened this weekend with “The Phantom of the Opera” that needs to be shared. It’s a human interest story that reflects so beautifully on one very talented young lady and her willingness to help a fellow performer when she was down. That young lady is junior Lauren Smith.



Family musical "A Year With Frog and Toad" opens this weekend

Family musical "A Year With Frog and Toad" opens this weekend

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The first of three summer musicals, “A Year With Frog and Toad,” comes to Pfeiffer Hall July 16-18 and 23-25. Nominated for three Tony Awards in 2003—for Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book of Musical—the play is a whimsical story that follows an unlikely friendship between a cheerful and popular Frog and a rather grumpy Toad through four fun-filled seasons of one year. Susan Craig-Olsen, North Central’s lecturer of theatre, will direct 110 actors from the community.


New musical features up-and-coming playwright, composer

New musical features up-and-coming playwright, composer

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“Lunacy” is an original, never-before-seen musical, premiering at North Central May 20-23. Created by writer Matt Boresi ’97, lecturer in theatre, and composer Jonathon Lynch, “Lunacy” is directed by Susan Craig-Olsen, lecturer in theatre. Based on the classic works of science fiction author Jules Verne, “Lunacy” is the funny, family-friendly tale of a space race that never was and features a cast of actors, ages 8 and up, from the community. To purchase tickets for any of the four evening and two matinee performances visit http://tickets.noctrl.edu.


“Stage Door” features cast of 32 this weekend

“Stage Door” features cast of 32 this weekend

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The comedy "Stage Door” tells the stories of ambitious young women who come to New York City during the 1930s to study acting and find jobs. Under the direction of Chicago actor and theatre instructor Ted Hoerl, North Central students bring these depression-era tales to life May 6-9. Presented at 7:30 p.m. May 6, 7 and 8 and at 2 p.m. May 9 in Meiley-Swallow Hall, the 1937 movie of the same name starred Katharine Hepburn in the lead role, along with Ginger Rogers and Lucille Ball, among others.


Have you visited Flickr lately?

Have you visited Flickr lately?

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Did you know the Office of Marketing and Communications regularly adds videos, as well as photos, to the College’s online Flickr photo gallery? Meet four recent graduates of North Central’s theatre department and hear what they’re up to and how they honed their performance skills while students.


Local actress stars in "Junie B. Jones"

Local actress stars in "Junie B. Jones"

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The Daily Herald talks to St. Charles actress Colleen Fee, who stars as "Junie B. Jones" in a national touring production that stops at North Central College for two shows this Saturday, Feb. 6.


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