SHOWING IT OFF- Theater major Amada O'Rourke bellowed out her lines with pride.

Vagina Monologues Review

Written by: Victoria Leyva / Staff Writer

06/11/2014

Warm and sweet. In different shades of pinks and reds. Ranging from wild curls to neatly trimmed. All shapes and …

BALMY NIGHT — A brooding Joe Martorano, playing Joe, a hunky drug dealer, turns on the charm for straying housewife Darlene, played by Lauren Yowell, in the SWC production of "Balm in Gilead."
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Review: Big Apple’s Rotten Core

Written by: Paulina Quintero / Staff Writer

04/25/2014

Lanford Wilson’s salty characters in his gritty “Balm in Gilead” were poetic, profane, proud, pathetic, prostitutes and pimps.   And …

RAPPING FOR LOVE  — Adriana (Ruff Yeager, l) complains to Luciana (Kelly Henry) in the hysterical Shakespeare send up "Bombi-itty of Errors." 
 Photo by Karen Tome

Review: Yo, can’t touch this Shake…

Written by: Itzel Alonso / Asst. Viewpoints Editor

01/28/2014

William Shakespeare would probably have liked hip-hop. It sure likes him. SWC’s production of the Shakespeare send up “The Bomb-itty …

ALL IS FAIR IN ‘LOVE AND WAR’ — Lesa M. Green’s contemporary jazz dance was a highlight of “Dance Dreams,” an exhuberant, if bumpy, concert in Mayan Hall. (below) Sydnee Cruse was featured in the elegant number “Equus.”
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Review: Dance Streams

Written by: Fernanda Gutierrez / Asst. Arts Editor

12/03/2013

To dance is to be out of yourself, waxed the great choreographer Agnes de Mille. To dance is to be …

RETURN TO THE MAINSTAGE— "Hairspray" is a triumph for an under-fundedSWC drama department that had not produced a full musical in seven years. 

Photo by Serina Duarte

Review: ‘Hairspray’

Written by: Kasey Thomas / Asst. News Editor

10/23/2013

  True to its name, “Hairspray,” Southwestern College’s first musical in seven years, stuck. It was a beehive of fun, …

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Preview: ‘Hairspray’

Written by: Kasey Thomas / Senior Staff Writer

Theatre students are combing out a few loose ends in their production of “Hairspray,” the punchy musical-comedy that opens Oct. …