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

The American River College theater department will bring a live production of

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, created in the 1950s by Rod Serling, features episodes in various genres, including fantasy, scien...

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)

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 was Sunday. The show is a comedy revolving around a world-renowned opera singer--and althou...

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...

Review: “Breaking The Code”

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)

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 Turing. This play is based on the true story of Turing, who is well known in history for hi...

“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...

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