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ARC’s “Little Shop of Horrors” features the biggest puppet you’ve ever seen

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October 22, 2019

“Little Shop of Horrors” started as a film released in 1960, hit Broadway by 1982 and was developed into another film in 1986 with an all-star cast. It’s been running in theaters all over the world...

ARC theater lends students a tenor

A hectic and fast-paced comedy in “Lend Me A Tenor” was put on by the ARC Theater department.
 (Photo Courtesy of the ARC Theater program)
March 6, 2018

Mistaken identities, overzealous fans, and dramatic irony. The story of “Lend Me a Tenor,” a fast-paced comedy, was brought to the stage at American River College these past two weeks. The last performance...

“Cabaret” selected to present at top regional competition!

The “Cabaret” theater production is selected to perform at top regional competition on Feb. 19-25. (photo curtesy of the Theater Department)
February 7, 2017

The American River College theater production of “Cabaret” has been selected to perform at a top regional competition in Denver, Colorado February 19-25. The college’s production of “Cabaret”...

‘Cabaret’ coming to ARC

Director Nancy Silva giving instructions to some of the extras in “Cabaret
September 22, 2016

The American River College theater department will be directing “Cabaret” for the first time in nearly 30 years, starting Oct. 7. “It is a piece that is really offensive,” said play director...

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)
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...

ARC professors, students react to the death of Gene Wilder

ARC professors, students react to the death of Gene Wilder
August 30, 2016

With the news of 83 year old actor Gene Wilder’s death yesterday, American River College professors discussed the effect that the star had on them as film and theater enthusiasts. History and film...

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.
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...

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