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ARC production wins national and regional awards

American River College's production of

Nathan Bauer

October 3, 2017

American River College’s production of “Cabaret,” won regional and national awards for its performance during the American College Theater Festival in Denver this February. The show was one of three others chosen from 200 submissions in the northwestern United States. Lead actor Elio Guti...

Theater program heats it up with ‘Gumbo’

Makeup artists paint the faces of audience members before seeing American River College students perform in the production Gumbo. Gumbo is a theatrical variety show with a theme of

Shiavon Chatman and Sharriyona Platt

February 23, 2016

By Shiavon Chatman Interpretive dancing, singing, poetry and acting were amongst the many skits that created ‘GUMBO,’ a play and fundraiser that the American River College theater program hosted Feb. 6. The theme of the play was aging, ‘‘from the womb to the bloom, and be groomed for ...

ARC theater students compete at regional festival

American River College's American College Theater Festival competitors Michelle Pollack (left) and Joel Burnitzki perform their routine for the ARC theater commission panel on Jan. 29, 2016 in Sacramento, CA. ACTF begins Feb. 15 and ends on Feb. 19, 2016 and is being held in Denver.

Itzin Alpizar

February 16, 2016

Nine Irene Ryan acting scholarship competitors, representing American River College at the American College Theater Festival (ACTF), left Sunday to Denver, Colorado to participate in the regional festival. “There are 21 current students, and two former students are coming back this year. Nine of t...

ARC theater students prepare for regional competition

American River College's American College Theater Festival competitors Michelle Pollack (left) and Joel Burnitzki perform their routine for the ARC theater commission panel on Jan. 29, 2016 in Sacramento, CA. ACTF begins Feb. 15 and ends on Feb. 19, 2016 and is being held in Denver, CO. (Photo by Timon Barkley)

Itzin Alpizar

February 11, 2016

On Jan. 29 on stage two of the Theatre Department at ARC, the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship nominees presented their work to a jury of professors in preparation for their performance at the American College Theater Festival (ACTF). They will compete from Feb. 15-19  in Denver, against students f...

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