The Orion

Backstage Q&A: Students showcase directing talent

Amelia Bransky, a senior theater major at Chico State, directs Mike Bartlett's
April 9, 2014

Amelia Bransky and Murphy Mayer, senior theater majors at Chico State, are directing for Chico State's School of the Arts production of the 2014 Donna Stone Breed Memorial One-Acts, which run 7:30 p.m....

Professor looks back on career, thanks Chico State

Sue Hargrave Pate, a retiring Chico State Arts Professor, holds up an award while standing behind a wall she calls
March 13, 2014

Sue Hargrave Pate has never belly or hula danced. Never mind the fact she's been involved with dance since she was 16-years-old and has taught theater, movement, miming, directing, choreography and...

Theater professors, students weave thought-provoking creation stories into show

Spirit and Science confronting each other through song in
March 5, 2014

Thunder booms and 15 actors clad in white pants and T-shirts with tie dye spirals are illuminated by a faint light. They march in, haphazardly stomping and clapping in the dark theater, becoming thunder.Suddenly...

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate

Prepare to be seduced by The Graduate
February 13, 2014

Come witness the show American Theater Magazine calls “Original, exciting and highly theatrical.” L.A. Theater Works and Chico Performances present The Graduate, a live radio theater event...

Theater students offer advice on preparing for auditions

January 22, 2014

When senior theater arts major David Kahn hears the word "audition," two emotions plague his body: nervousness and excitement. "Even after doing it for years, it's still nerve-wracking," Kahn said.As the...

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