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Sex Signals

On Sept. 25, 2014, Catharsis Productions presented educational improv comedy, “Sex Signals”, for a one day only performance at the Chabot Performing Arts Center. The show educated students and staff members on a variety of topics about sex. The show starred Annie and Phillip, who in traditional improve style, took cues from the audience for […]

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Actor Michael Morris playing Lucas, a young gay male making decisions on his life with his male counter part in this controversial role of self awareness. [Davis Dichoso/Staff photo]

Emerging works: “The Last Aria” & “Proposition”

Two outstanding plays were performed on Friday, May 9, at the Chabot College Little Theater as part of a series of performances for Emerging Work. Both student-written, “The Last Aria” and “Proposition” exemplified the talents of Chabot College students who delve into theater arts. Both plays were well-received by the receptive audience. Chabot students Lauren […]

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Review – Disney on Ice: Rocking Ever After

Disney on Ice’s favorite fairytale idols rocked the Oracle Arena from opening night on Wednesday, Feb. 26 until Sunday, March 2. Bay Area residents got a chance to witness a magical show full of startling entertainment. It’s an eye-catching and heart-warming combination of performances with singing, dancing and ice skating. They integrated some of the […]

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Lizzie Curry (Melissa Reinertson) and File (David Bauer) lead the ensemble as the two main characters in “110 in the Shade” which is playing at the Douglas Morrisson Theater until Dec. 8, 2013.  [photo courtesy of production manager terry sullivan]

No Drought About It: “110 in the Shade” is a Must-See

Set in a Western town in the 1930’s, “110 in the Shade” introduces the small town of Three Point which struggles with drought under scorching 110-degree temperature. Its residents catch a glimpse of hope as a mystery man named Bill Starbuck (Reg Clay) promises to produce rain within 24 hours – at a decent price, […]

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Chabot Theater Presents Emerging Works

From May 7-11, 2013, Chabot College Theater Arts Presented Emerging Works, an 18 year tradition where students share original plays. Rachel LaPell, the host of Emerging Works introduced each play and recognized each play writer to the audience. The show opened with “Cooking” by Tristan Stevenin, which was directed by Robert Christopher. The story follows […]

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Emerging Works Playwright Festival

On December 4, 5, 11 and 12, Emerging Works debuted nine student original plays in room 1328. Emerging Works is designed to showcase playwrights by performing plays originally written in the dramatic writing class, and producing the shows using Chabot student directors, actors and crew. (more…)

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Shoppers and aspiring dancers line up to take photos and receive autographs from two ballerinas from the San Francisco Ballet at the Westfield San Francisco Center on Nov. 17, 2012 in San Francisco.

Holiday shoppers meet ballerinas with a light show

 On Nov. 17, 2012, a snowflake and flower were on hand to meet and greet shoppers at the Westfield San Francisco Center in San Francisco, Calif. (more…)

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Mariach play on Hayward’s City Hall plaza

Mariachi night echoed in the streets of Hayward

A Chabot fundraiser to support MECHA and Active Dreamers was held on Friday, October 12, 2012 at the City Hall Plaza in downtown Hayward. (more…)

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Janelle Aguirre plays the title role of "Electricidad" running until April 22 at the Douglas Morrison Theater in Hayward.

Review: “Electricidad” entertains and engages theater audiences

From April 12 to April 22, the Chabot College Theater Arts Department is performing “Electricidad” at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward. The play is written by Luis Alfaro and directed by Linda Amayo-Hassan, a teacher at Chabot College. (more…)

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Chabot auditions for talent show

Chabot College’s annual talent show will be held on April 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Reed Bluffington Performing Arts Center on campus. If you want to ensure that you get your ticket, buy early before the show. In advance, the tickets are $5, the price at the door will be $7. […]

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