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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


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Junior Courtney Long writes notes in her score during a rehearsal for Sister Act. The Main Stage Theater shows all have themes of breaking convention and offer promising scores and storylines.

Main Stage Theater prepares for Fall 2019 season

By Linnea Carchedi, Contributing Writer September 17, 2019

Ithaca College’s fall semester Main Stage Theater lineup explores the theme of breaking convention with “Everybody,” “Sister Act,” “Hedda Gabler” and “The Antigone Project.” Contributing...

From left, freshman Joey D’Amore and sophomores Jordan Sledd and Christina Ruivivar acted in “Happy Last Day” at the New Play Incubator held in Dillingham’s Hoerner Theatre April 14.

Theater incubator fosters competition between students

By Kara Bowen, Assistant Life and Culture Editor April 18, 2018
The plays competed for the Golden Egg first place trophy and the Silver Egg second place trophy, which were built by Theater Production and Design majors.
Senior Rebecca Guderian, one of the actresses who plays Cendrillon, and senior Marshall Pokrentowski, one of the performers who plays Pandolfe, rehearse a scene from the opera Cendrillon.

Main Stage combines music with magic in fairy tale opera

By Kate Nalepinski, Senior Writer February 21, 2018
Guest Stage Director Eric Pearson said the "Cendrillon" opera has undertones that shatter the stigma of the definition of “nuclear family.”
From left, senior Jacob Shipley, junior Keely Bochicchio-Sipos, junior Tyler Sapp and junior Andrea D’Arco star in “The Rover,” which will be performed for the Main Stage Theater April 27, 28, 29 and 30. The comedy, written by Aphra Behn in 1677, has been restaged by director Greg Bostwick, theater arts professor, to take place at the end of World War II during Mardi Gras.

Main Stage Theater concludes semester with ‘The Rover’

By Jake Leary, Assistant Life and Culture Editor April 26, 2017
“The Rover” is the final main stage production from the Ithaca College theater department for the 2016–17 season.
Sophomore Jacob Kerzner and senior Nick Kelliher pose as Sesto and Emperor Tito, respectfully. The duo will perform in “La Clemenza di Tito” on Feb. 24 and 28, and March 2 and 4.

‘La Clemenza di Tito’ restaged with a modern political twist

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor February 22, 2017
To change up the opera classic, stage director Jennifer Williams, said she decided to restage the opera in what she calls an alternative present.
Senior Emilio Martinez Zurita de la Garza stands in front of the set of An Enemy of the People in Dillingham Center. Zurita is in charge of the set design for the Main Stage Theater play that will open in May.

Senior sets sights on scenic design career

By Sabrina Knight, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2013
Senior Emilio Martinez Zurita de la Garza talks about his commitment to the theatre department, the Leadership Scholars program, the Honors Program and IC Teatro.
Senior Chloe Tiso (Elle Woods) belts out a solo during dress rehearsal for “Legally Blonde.”

‘Legally Blonde’ production paints Hoerner Theatre pink

By Allie Healy, Accent Editor October 31, 2012
'Legally Blonde,' a musical adaptation, will be performed by Ithaca College students from Nov. 1-10 in the Hoerner Theatre in Dillingham Center.
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