The American River Current

“North Star” is a heartfelt retrospective of black history and the civil rights movement

American River College Theatre Department presents “North Star”, starring Audrey Booth, Fetalaiga Faga and Felicity Johnson (Photo courtesy of ARC Theatre Department and Bruce Patt)
March 16, 2020

The American River College Theatre debuted its latest musical production of “North Star,” by Gloria Bond Clunie on Feb. 28 and ran through March 8. It is an inspiring, coming of age story of a young...

Actor uses the magic of theater to find inner ‘Beast’

Actor Branden Price runs through a scene during a rehearsal of
October 26, 2017

A great monster bounds across the stage, each step is labored. Each breath heaving. His clothes hang upon his frame, hair hanging long down his shoulders obscuring his face. His very essences cries...

ARC production wins national and regional awards

American River College's production of
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...

‘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...

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