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Little Preview of Horrors: ARC Theater brings puppets to the main stage

Ethan Mack, who plays Seymour Krelborn in the American River College production “Little Shop of Horrors,” rehearses a scene where he shows the place on his arm where her feeds his blood to the plant monster Audrey II, puppeteered by Fetalaiga Faga at the ARC theatre on Sept. 18, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

October 8, 2019

One minute you are head over heels for your co-worker who is unhappily taken and you’re a klutz at a failing business, the next you are feeding people to a giant man-eating plant whose size and growth is the talk of the town.   Is it worth it? “Little Shop of Horrors,” directed by Nancy Sylva ...

Actress lands leading role in ARC’s production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Actress Elizabeth Garbe gets ready for a dress rehearsal for American River College's production of

Ashley Hayes-Stone

October 26, 2017

It starts with a golden thread through the eye of a needle. Then the steady hum of a sewing machine begins to fill the room as Nikki Niebauer, a student costume designer at American River College, carefully guides the golden material. A sea of fabric that consist of golden sequin chiffon, cream lac...

“Breaking the Code” presents the story of Alan Turing

The play “Breaking the Code” presents the true story about the man who helps break the complex German “Enigma Code” during World War II. (Photo credit Brian Williams/ theater department)

Lidiya Grib

March 17, 2017

The American River Theater department will present the show “Breaking The Code” March 16 through 19. The play is about a man who helped break the complex German code during World War II and played a major role in the defeat of the Nazi Regime. It is a biographical drama about Alan Turing and his...

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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