Theatre: The Young Producers Organization wins a SOAR award.

The Young Producers Organization won the Outstanding Student Innovation award at Colorado State University’s 2011 Student Organization and Advisor Recognition (SOAR) Ceremony on April 28, 2011. The ninth annual ceremony, hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE), is an opportunity to present awards and recognition for outstanding achievement in 5 areas: organizational performance, […]

Theatre: CSU Theatre Graduate Wins National Lighting Award

Colorado State University theatre alum Meghan Gray (’10) won the Barbizon Award for Theatrical Design Excellence in Lighting at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Washington, DC on April 23, 2011. Gray is currently a master electrician for the CSU Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. The Kennedy Center American College Theater […]

Theatre: CSU Students Find Humor in Unhappiness

by Lianna Salva, The Rocky Mountain Collegian The audience files in, seeing a mysterious figure center stage sitting perfectly still underneath a white sheet. This figure remains unmoving for a full 20 minutes before the stage lights go down. Blue light filters through missing window panes from above, slightly illuminating the figure as well as […]

Theatre: Students act absurd in ‘Endgame’

by Lianna Salva The Rocky Mountain Collegian Endgame is usually known as a series of moves at the end of a chess game. Samuel Beckett’s play “Endgame” portrays characters with hopeless circumstances and uses cynical comedy to ease the pain of loneliness that we all feel. Like chess, someone has to lose in life. Tonight […]

YPO Theatre: “TA-DA!” Student Play Has Come

CSU tackles contempory work show Article by Samantha Baker, The Rocky Mountain Collegian Imagine having just one month to prepare for a world-premier play that could make or break your collegiate career. Now imagine doing this and never meeting the person who wrote the script. Senior theatre major Holly Marks knows all about this.“I liked […]

Theatre Students win Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival awards

For the fourth consecutive year, students from Colorado State University’s theater program took home major awards at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, held in Arcata, Calif. Feb. 14-18, 2011. The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival is a national theater program, with over 18,000 participants annually, and according to the organization’s website, […]

Theatre: Shocking set hits the UCA

Article by Anna Baldwin, The Rocky Mountain Collegian This week at the University Center for the Arts, audiences will get the unique opportunity to see two main stage productions performed by the Theatre Department: “bash,” which premiered Monday night and “Some Girl(s),” which premiers tonight at 8 p.m. In place of the customary single play, […]

An American classic play opens at the UCA

By Anna Baldwin, The Rocky Mountain Collegian Ben Wasser, right, and Luke Peckinpaugh, left, rehearse Wednesday night in the University Theatre at the University Center for the Arts. Peckinpaugh and Wasser play father and son in the CSU Theatre production “All My Sons,” which opens tonight at 8. It’s a parent’s duty to teach his […]

Theatre: CSU offers three times the mystery

BY TAYLOR D. IVERSEN • • November 11, 2010 • Coloradoan Those who walk into the University Center for the Arts’ Studio Theatre this weekend will be treated to an hour of paranoid monologues, spooky revelations and plot twists befitting an M. Night Shyamalan movie. “Three Short Plays/Three Short Shocks” is the brainchild of […]

‘Peanuts’ characters face death, sex, alcoholism

Article by Matt Miller, The Rocky Mountain Collegian 10.13.2010 – One hour to curtain call. Backstage, Roger Miller walks along the pitch-black path lined on one side by curtains and on the other by shelves. Mumbling a to-do list under his breath, he skillfully makes his way through the darkness to a table. “I start […]