The American River Current

Theater department hosts ‘welcome back gathering’

American River College theater professor Tracy Shearer speaks with students in the lobby of the ARC Theatre on Aug. 25, 2016. The theater department hosted a gathering welcoming students back for the year. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

John Ennis and Luis Gael

August 31, 2016

By Luis Gael Jimenez and John Ennis The American River College theater department’s “Welcome Back Gathering” at the ARC Theatre on Thursday afternoon brought nearly 40 students and professors to the main stage to discuss upcoming productions and give information about clubs, classes and volunte...

ARC professor directs the Tempest

Tracy Martin Shearer at the latest rehearsal of her upcoming American River College production, the Tempest which will begin its run on April 22nd. (File Photo)

Shiavon Chatman

April 11, 2016

Tracy Martin Shearer has been teaching in the theater department at American River College for 20 years. Shearer attended ARC as an undergraduate student and worked on the American River Current student newspaper as the feature editor. Shearer has a Bachelor’s degree in theater and a Master’s in ...

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 hosts fundraiser performance of ‘Gumbo’

'Gumbo' is a variety theater production that will be hosted by the American River College theater program today and tomorrow. All proceeds will help students raise money to fund travel to a local competition.
(Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Shiavon Chatman and Sharriyona Platt

February 5, 2016

By Sharriyona Platt and Shiavon Chatman American River College’s theater program is hosting a performance of ‘Gumbo’ to help students raise money to fund travel to a regional competition.   The fundraiser will be held on Stage 2 of the American River College Theater today at 7:30 p.m. and...

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