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The craft of acting, the art of design, and the nuance of directing are pursuits for students who care deeply about story and recognize the impact theatre, television, and video can have on shaping our world view.
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March 17-18, 22-25
March 17, 22-24 @ 7:30 p.m.
March 18, 25 @ 2:00 p.m.
April 26-29, 2018
April 26-28 @ 7:30 p.m.
April 29 @ 2:00 p.m.
May 26-28 & June 2-3, 2018
May 26-28 & June 2-3
March 17, 22, 23, 24 at 7:30 p.m. | March 18, 25 at 2 p.m.
University Studio Theatre
Concordia University Irvine
$15 general admission | $12 seniors/students
Free for CUI students, faculty, & staff
In 1887, young Nellie Bly was determined to be a New York reporter. She dared to have herself declared insane so that she could investigate first-hand the inner workings of the infamous Blackwell Island Asylum. Her harrowing account of life in the asylum and the mistreated women there created a new standard in investigative journalism but may have cost her more than we know.
Suitable for those 13 years or older
Directed by Ann Elyse DeMuch ’18 and Kylee Sullivan ‘18
April 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 2 p.m.
Two talented Concordia student directors will each direct a one-act play! Join us to discover what two of Concordia’s most creative minds come up with.
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield
Directed by Carolyn M. Wright
May 26, 27, 28 and
June 2, 3 at 4:30 p.m.
Concordia University Irvine
This year we thought we would give our audience the WHOLE Shakespeare canon in ONE show. This madcap comedy tries to smoosh all of Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies into one tasty treat of high silliness! A must-see for Shakespeare lovers and those who just like a great laugh!
Now in its seventh year, Looseleaf is the professional arm of Concordia’s theatre department blending professional actors with Concordia student actors. Our goal— bringing free classics to Orange County.
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September 17, 2017
Announcing the 2017-18 Season
July 31, 2017
June 11, 2017
Callie is directing The Servant of Two Masters at Concordia University in the fall of 2017 and is an adjunct professor at Concordia.
Professor Siekmann Honored With the KCACTF’s Gold Medallion Award.
‘Oh Yeah!’ Alum Voices the Kool-Aid Man
Hannah worked as a lead scenic artist for Gothic Moon Productions. She currently works for Sets Unlimited and Pfinix Creative Group. Her projects have included work for Disneyland, She has returned to design costumes at Concordia for Hamlet, I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Pride and Prejudice and Still Life with Iris.
Wesley moved to NYC to pursue acting and has appeared in In the Heights at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston TX, and a new play called Choir Boy by Tarrell Alvin McCranney at Briggs Opera House in Vermont. He has also done three international tours as a featured dancer/performer with Magic of the Dance in both Germany and Taiwan. Recently he was cast in a production of The Scottsboro Boys directed by the original Broadway director. Outside of performing in shows, Wesley is a proud member of the 68 Cent Crew Theatre Co (LA/NY). He works as the social media coordinator and house manager for St. Luke's Off Broadway Theatre.
Katie is in her second internship (2016-17) at a Tony Award-winning LORT theatre – currently she is at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville in a producing internship after completing an artistic internship (2015-16) at La Jolla Playhouse where she worked directly for the casting and literary departments. Outside of that she has stage managed A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Fruitless Moon Productions and I, Joan for Mitsopoulos Productions and directed the production of Ozombie bin Laden: in 3-D! for the San Diego Fringe Festival.
Melissa is living in Pagosa Springs, CO. She is performing in Cabaret (Frenchie), The Little Mermaid (Attina) and A Funny Thing Happened...Forum (a Protean) at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. Other credits: The Music Man (Marian) at the Durango Arts Center and The Rocky Horror Show (Columbia) at the Strater Theatre, The Night Cap Club (Lorna), Cowboys Are My Weakness (Selway), A Chorus Line (Tricia) and featured ensemble in Beauty and the Beast and Les Miserables at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts.
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