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Review & Photo Gallery: ‘City Moves’ will delight you

November 18, 2016

"City Moves" is one of the best dance recitals the City College has staged in the last three years. The show opens Friday night, Nov. 18, at the Saville...

‘City Moves’ is packed with emotions

November 16, 2016

"City Moves," San Diego City College's fall dance concert, will be staged Nov. 18 and 19 at the Saville Theatre. The Visual and Performing Arts Department will present a total of 11 dances choreographed by faculty and students. The concert will introduce the audience to an assemblage of emotions, themes and music styles, such as jazz, hip-modern and salsa. "Dance @...

Students gather in the Black Box Theatre to audition for the 2014 production of the “City Moves” dance concert. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College dancers to hit the stage in ‘City Moves’ concert

December 2, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department presents the fall dance concert “City Moves” Dec. 4 and 5 at the Saville Theatre. Visual...

Yasmin Ruiz and Aaron Lugo play good girl Toffee and rebel bad boy Jonny in the San Diego City College drama department’s production of the 1950s atomic-age musical “Zombie Prom.” Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Review: ‘Zombie Prom’ comes alive

November 12, 2015

As the lights went down and the audience settled in, the band quickly went into an upbeat ensemble to get the cast and the audience prepared for the show...

After its off-Broadway run, “Zombie Prom” was made into a movie in
2006 starring RuPaul as Mrs. Strict, Candice Nicole as Toffee and Darren Robertson as Jonny (pictured above).  ZombiePromTheMovie.com

City’s undead will rise from the stage

October 27, 2015

San Diego City College's theater department will perform “Zombie Prom” at the Saville Theatre as the fall semester musical production starting ...

Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students per class. A number nobody has been able to explain under which pedagogical variables have been done and why it has to be equally applied across all departments when each...

Cast members of the musical “Grease” sing and dance to multiple songs on opening night April 10. The musical will run until April 26  at the Saville Theatre. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

‘Grease’ blazes at the Saville

April 21, 2015

There was a streak of musical magic on opening night of the production “Grease” at the San Diego City College Saville Theatre. Directed by...

City College dancers Dante Finch and Brianna Bellamy perform a traditional Russian waltz in the center of the City Gallery as part of the opening reception for the gallery’s newest exhibition, “Dialogues: Poster Art of the Soviet Union,” on March 13. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Dialogues of the Soviet past: Soviet history and arts exhibit draws art and history lovers out to City Gallery

March 24, 2015

In 1989, the Soviet Union government offered the United States a unique opportunity to view Soviet life through an exhibit of contemporary Soviet posters in...

Actors during one of the final numbers of San Diego City College’s 2006 production of “Grease” co-directed by June Richards and Alicia Rincon. Photo by Manuel Rotenberg.

‘Grease’ auditions begin Feb. 7

February 6, 2015

Singers, dancers and artists of all kinds are invited to audition for San Diego City College’s upcoming spring musical, “Grease,” in...

Christine Bernadette Ondevilla (right) performing in the Spring 2014 musical “In the Heights.” Legend Magazine file.

‘City Moves’ dance program honors late student

December 12, 2014

The City Dance Department dedicated the entire “City Moves” performance last weekend, to honor the life and impact of a passionate student choreographer...

On stage the actors of  “All Night Strut” perform a mixture of songs and dances from the different eras of history between the 1930s and ’40s. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

A jump, a jive and a Broadway lullaby – Songs and dances from the ’30s and ’40s come alive and dazzle in two-hour musical revue ‘All Night Strut’

November 19, 2014

Reaching beyond the experiences within their own generation, the young stars in the cast of “All Night Strut” entertain, sung and danced their way...

City College’s dance department hit the stage for centennial festivities

Amber Henry

September 8, 2014

San Diego City College's dance department showcased their best moves on campus this week as they participated in three events during festivities for Founders Week and the Community Open House.This was part of the outreach efforts the dance department plans in order to raise student awareness about their dynamic dance program offered. "... (W)hat we need, it's site specific. ...

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