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Head of the drama department nominated for awards

Head of the drama department nominated for awards

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
April 15, 2021

There's nothing better than a good teacher. Sometimes having a teacher that simply understands students and the struggles they are facing can inspire them and provide a new sense of academic confidence.  Professor...

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Drama department working on new film

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
February 16, 2021

Redemption is a fickle thing and can be a hard concept to grasp for many people, let alone superheroes. The Los Medanos College drama department displays this idea in their upcoming film “Super Jerks,”...

Laugh through the screen with “Shenanigans”

Laugh through the screen with “Shenanigans”

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
February 3, 2021

Theater is typically performed in front of a live audience, but in the face of a global pandemic this is not currently feasible. Undeterred, artists have been getting creative to keep the art form alive,...

LMC student Ian Panela performing in the New Play Festival 2020.

From the stage to the computer screen

Marjani Michelle Baptiste, Staff Writer
December 3, 2020

The theater is the heart of the Dramatic Arts program and since the pandemic hit, the stage has been vacant. The pandemic has reduced in-person activities on campus and this has affected the program’s...

Karen Hernandez rehearses at LMC Little Theater.

Alumni to star in play

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
February 24, 2020

The Los Medanos College Drama department is performing their first play of the semester with a rendition of “2 Sisters and a Piano.” Originally written by Cuban-American playwright Nilo Cruz and published...

‘The Girl in the Red Hood’ mural finished

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer
February 6, 2020

During the fall 2019 semester Drama Director Nick Garcia commissioned a new mural for the Little Theater ticket booth. The mural, named “The Girl in Red,” was executed by Eric Sanchez’s ART-010 2-Dimensional...

Musician plays with pride

Musician plays with pride

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick
November 14, 2019

Los Medanos College hosted one of its Equity Speaker Series events in the Little Theatre Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. The free concert featured Eli Conley, an indie singer-songwriter and out gay transgender...

Dr. Luis Zuniga poses at the piano. Zuniga was nominated for Best Music Direction for his work on “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” which included Los Medanos College students in its orchestra.

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
November 7, 2019

Dr. Luis Zuniga, Director of LMC Orchestra and Band, was recently nominated for an award for Outstanding Music Direction by Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest theatre service organizations in the United...

Club jokes around

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano
October 3, 2019

The Shenanigans club at Los Medanos College acts as a safe place for students interested in both school involvement and theatre. The club meets in the Little Theater every Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Founded...

The cast of “Sister Act” rocks the pews and shares the love during their opening weekend, closing out their Sunday, Sept. 8 performance at the Pittsburg Community Theatre.

Musical sends audience to heaven

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer
September 13, 2019

Pittsburg Community Theatre’s [PCT] opening night of “Sister Act” was welcomed with a sold-out theater. After much anticipation, the curtains for the performance finally opened Sept. 8, shortly after...

The cast of

Heavenly Performance of Sister Act Sells Out

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer
September 10, 2019

Pittsburg Community Theatre’s [PCT] opening night of “Sister Act” was welcomed with a sold-out theater. After much anticipation, the curtains for the performance finally opened Sept. 8, shortly after...

Rock the pews with play

Rock the pews with play

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran
September 5, 2019

Pittsburg Community Theatre is set to “Rock the Pews” this Saturday with their upcoming performance of “Sister Act”.  The musical, based on the hit 1992 musical comedy film of the same name,...

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