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A Stanford student-run theatrical society explores racial integration – then and now – against the background of an inventive LED set in the musical "Hairspray." The performance aims to spark civil rights dialogue for students and the audience.
The selection of Rent as the spring musical production of the student-run Ram's Head Theatrical Society is a testament to the continued relevance of the themes of complicated romantic relationships, nontraditional lifestyles, artistic drive and deadly illness.
For her Theater & Performance Studies senior project, Safiya Nygaard, '14, produced and starred in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." For a look at the lives and work of other Stanford artists, visit: http://stanford.io/1lLVVe6 Producer: Julia James, 06, MA '11 Director of photography: Aaron Kehoe Executive producers: John Stafford, MA '06, and Brad Hayward, '92 Associate producer: Katy Ferron, '14 Special thanks to Max Walker-Silverman, '15
In their recent performance of Spring Awakening, Stanford’s Department of Theater & Performance Studies performed the alternative rock musical that examines adolescent life in late-19th century Germany. “The Bitch of Living” reminds us of the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality through jarring lyrics and foot stomping, desk hopping dance. The performance translates remarkably well to a reflect the tumult of living today. Spring Awakening the musical, artistic directed by Vice President for the Arts, Harry J. Elam, Jr., is based on Frank Wedekind's controversial 1891 play of the same name, Spring Awakening. It is an electrifying contemporary musical with a pop/rock score and a rebellious spirit. Winner of eight Tony Awards, the musical follows the interweaving lives of a group of...
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Students tackle race and social class while reinventing a classic theatrical production.
From www.stanfordtheater.org - Bill Taylor has appeared regularly at the Stanford Theatre since its reopening in 1989. He began playing the organ at age 7, and played his first theatre pipe organ when he was 11. He studied theatre organ with famed San Francisco area organist, Larry Vannucci who, many years later, also played at the Stanford Theatre. While they were still in high school, Bill and his brother Dick restored and installed a Wurlitzer pipe organ in the Encore (formerly Broadway) Theatre in Burlingame, and Bill played the organ for intermissions. He has also appeared at several other Bay Area theatres. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. His primary career is as a Software Developm...
Stanford Summer Theater explores memory and deception with its production of Harold Pinter's 'Old Times.' The play is directed by Jeffrey Bihr and features Cristina Anselmo, Courtney Walsh and Rush Rehm. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Speaking to a group of Stanford community members at the Bing Concert Hall Studio, the Blind Summit Theatre group demonstrated their unique take on ancient Japanese Bunraku puppetry. At one point, three audience members tried their hand at puppeteering—each controlling a separate part of a single puppets body.
I was really lucky I got to experience the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Vertigo". Come with me as I explore this theater built in 1925. If you like what you see make sure you subscribe! About Yukendoit. Welcome! What you are looking at is a former Universal Studios, Halloween Horror Night, Walt Disney World actor/worker youtuber here. I really want to show the world to you! I was pretty inspired by Adamthewoo to get out and start making videos, and now I've left America to do just that. Now I'm out in Osaka, Japan. Living daily life in Japan. But I make adventure videos of exploring strange Japanese locations, theme parks like Universal Studios Japan, and generally showing off life as an American Abroad Jvlogging in Japan. As well I like to make Jvlogs about life in Japan. As I am a former s...
Trailer for Stanford Theater Lab's 2017 production of EQUIVOCATION by Bill Cain. May 18, 19, 20 | 8PM | NITERY THEATER, STANFORD | FREE Tickets at https://tiny.cc/Equivocation "Alternative facts"? "Fake news"? What happens when art equivocates the truth? A popular playwright, Shagspeare, is commissioned by the prime minister of England to write a piece of "true" propaganda. Shag and his actors are confronted with the ultimate moral and artistic dilemma. Speak truth to power and face death? Take the money and betray the truth? A high-stakes drama with contemporary resonances, EQUIVOCATION is a meta-commentary of the place of art in politics, crossing boundaries of time, genre, and the fourth wall. Sponsored by: Nitery Experimental Theatre, Cardinal Nights Event Facebook Page: https://www....
Celebrating its 12th season, Stanford Summer Theater presents "Around the Fire, Homer in Performance," a theatrical exploration of the magnificent Homeric epics, "Iliad" and "Odyssey." Several Stanford students are working with professional actors in the main stage production of the festival, "The Wanderings of Odysseus." Stanford Summer Theater "The Wanderings of Odysseus" July 22 - August 15, 2010 For details visit http://www.stanford.edu/group/summertheater/cgi-bin/sst/
BERT (Bedside Entertainment and Relaxation Theater) rolled out in the hospital’s perioperative unit. It's purpose is to reduce the use of oral anxiety medications before operations and improving patient and family satisfaction levels. Learn more about Stanford Children's Health at http://stanfordchildrens.org
Malaika Murphy-Sierra just graduated from Stanford University as a Psychology major, and will be starting a Masters program in Environmental Communication at Stanford in the fall. Outside of her rigorous academic work in the #1 Psychology program in the country, Malaika works as a Stanford tour guide, does theater and improv with the Stanford Improvisors and Gaieties, and works with the Stanford branch of Camp Kesem, a nonprofit organization that puts on a free summer camp for children whose parents have cancer. Follow a day in Malaika's life, learn about Stanford's unparalleled Psych Department and new Environmental Communication Masters Program, and hear Malaika's unique insight and advice to high school students as a tour guide! Subscribe To "Crimson Education" Channel HERE: http://b...
Stanford Summer Theater's production "The Wanderings of Odysseus" is the first piece in a Homer-inspired season. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford