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Akos Meggyes (RTVF Major) Finalist for SJSU’s Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

April 21st, 2014 by Kimb Massey

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Akos Meggyes (RTVF Major)  made the top four finalists for the honor of Outstanding Graduating Senior Award at San Jose State University.

In recognition of his achievement, he received a finalist Certificate of Excellence signed by SJSU’s president.

Congratulations Akos on your well-deserved recognition!

Green Ninja “Styrofoam Man” is part of SF Green Film Fest 2014 !

April 21st, 2014 by Kimb Massey

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Great news and congratulations for the live action GN team & supporters:

Got the word that Green Ninja Styrofoam Man is part of @SFGreenFilmFest 2014 Festival Youth Program: Future Filmmakers Going Green!
Go Green Ninja!
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SJSU OPERA THEATER AND THEATER DEPARTMENT WORK TOGETHER TO HONOR THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN STEINBECK’S NOVEL

April 18th, 2014 by Kimb Massey

A Collaborative Effort!

Together with the SJSU Center for Steinbeck Studies, our singers and theater department professor and stage director, Laura Long, will present this shortened version of Ricky Ian Gordon’s epic opera.  Please fly on over to campus and the University Theater on May 9 (7pm) & 11 (2pm) and see what two strong departments can achieve together! Tickets available at the door.  

ALSO:  Our theater department is performing the play RIGHT NOW so why not go to  BOTH PRODUCTIONS?!

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4/24/14 Reading of Cymanski’s Play: UFO Over New York

April 18th, 2014 by Kimb Massey

Mike Cymanski to invite you to a reading of a new play he has written:

UFO Over New York
Thursday, April 24 at 4:30
in the Hal Todd

The reading will be performed by current SJSU Theatre students (and a few returning ones). Set against the backdrop of evolving musical styles, shifting political values, and the murder of a cultural icon, UFO over New York follows a group of young bohemians as they experience events that have come to shape the America of today.

 Some early postcards had an incorrect date, so please note it performs on Thursday, April 24.

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York Kennedy Wins San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award 2013 for Lighting Design

April 5th, 2014 by Kimb Massey

CONGRATULATIONS to our own York Kennedy who won Outstanding Lighting Design for “Other Desert Cities,” The Old Globe as the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle 2013 Craig Noel Awards.

The 12th annual awards program drew more than 500 San Diego theater industry members and supporters to the Museum of Contemporary Arts, San Diego, in La Jolla. The awards honor top achievements in professional theater and are named for the late Craig Noel, a National Medal of Arts recipient who was the first artistic director of San Diego’s largest and oldest theater, The Old Globe, and is widely regarded as the founding father of San Diego’s theater community.

If you’d like to see how the set was built and lit (time-lapsed) check it out here (very cool.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9r1Vb33bVY

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