Theater

The full company gets in For-motion!

A night filled with a variety of music from Kendrick Lamar to music from the motion picture “La La Land,” Motion! had the audience cheering for more. The Citrus College Dance Department presented Motion! 2017, a dance concert students and faculty choreographed and designed. The Full Company, also known as student dancers, kicked off the…

Preview – The Laramie Project: Production Strives to End Hate

It was a cold October night in Laramie, Wyoming. Matthew Shepard was having a drink at the Fireside Lounge in Laramie after a meeting with a LGBT group he was involved with on the University of Wyoming campus. Little did Shepard know he was going to become a part of an event that would spark…

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Preview: Motion! – Dancers dazzle front and center

Motion!, an exciting and energetic performance by the Citrus Visual and Performing Arts Department, will take center stage at 7 p.m. May 19 and 2 p.m. May 20 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. Motion! is a student and faculty-run production consisting of 19 dance numbers that show unique choreography and impressive moves. Thirty students…

Review: Cowboys Round Up Classics and Comedy

Riders in the Sky brought the heart and soul of the old Wild West on May 7 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. The performance at the Haugh was their 7,102 appearance in their 40-year career as they proved with their impressive performing skills that this was not their first rodeo. Each band member performed…

Theatre works showcases plays about hope

The Citrus Theatre Works event showcased six student-produced and directed 10-minute plays on April 1 at the Little Theatre. Citrus theatre student Johanna Romo said the first five plays of the showcase was about the sense of hopelessness, anxieties and failures people go through. “We see so many people who go through so many things…

Review: Aerials at the Haugh

The word Quixotic means incredibly idealistic. Like its name, Quixotic: Gravity of Center showcased a romantic sensation of acrobatics, ballet and aerial performance on April 1 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. Every acrobat, dancer, balancer and contortionist gave an emotional and tension-filled production fusing light and technology into a dazzling vision. A violin’s passionate…

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Constructing Christmas: “Christmas Is…” all year long

‘Tis the season for the Citrus Visual and Performing Arts Department’s annual holiday spectacle “Christmas Is….” Every year, the production is re-imagined with a new script written by Citrus consulting writer John Carroll. Director Doug Austin, who has been in charge of the production since 1989, called “Christmas Is…” a year-round process. Austin, along with…