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The American River College theater department will perform William Shakespeares Comedy of Errors starting on Oct. 15. This will be the departments first performance since Fall 2019. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Shearer).

ARC Department of Theatre Arts & Film performs live for first time in two years

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

After a long two years, the American River College Department of Theatre Arts & Film will make its return to the stage by performing “Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare who is one of the...

The American River College theater department will bring a live production of The Twilight Zone to the ARC Main Stage on Mar. 1, 2019. (Photo courtesy of ARC Theater Department)

ARC theater department enters the world of “The Twilight Zone”

Imani Smith February 28, 2019

The eerie and thought-provoking television series “The Twilight Zone” will come to the American River College main stage on March 1, by way of director Jason Long. The classic television series,...

The cast of West Side Story pose on stage, some students atop various stage props, during rehearsals on Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo by  Itzin Alpizar)

“West Side Story” opens fall production season

Itzin Alpizar October 12, 2018

Inspired by the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the American River College Theater Department will open its first production of the 2018-2019 season with the award-winning musical “West...

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)

ARC theater lends students a tenor

Hannah Yates 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...

Actress Elizabeth Garbe gets ready for a dress rehearsal for American River Colleges production of Beauty and the Beast. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

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

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...

The American River Production of “Breaking the Code” presented their show about Alan Turing who helped break the German code during WWII. The poster shows the actors in the show. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Review: “Breaking The Code”

Lidiya Grib April 3, 2017

The play production “Breaking The Code” recently ran for two weeks at American River College, presenting a spectacularly performed show about a man that most people can appreciate and respect -- Alan...

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)

“Breaking the Code” presents the story of Alan Turing

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...

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