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San Diego City College professor and Visual and Performing Arts co-chair Katie Rodda Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Longtime theater professor becomes new arts co-chair

November 11, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts department has a new department co-chair, Katie Rodda, who started in the position as of June of...

The dancers in “The Salton Sea” playfully sprinkled the sand around during opening night of “Dancing on the Fine Edge” May 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young...

Professor Duane Gardella hard at work during class. Steven Dunetz, City Times. Photo credit: Steven Dunetz

A man of design — Award-winning scenic art designer and director brings his craft to the City College Theater Dept.

April 17, 2014

Some days, Professor Duane Gardella starts work at 9 a.m. and works until 1 a.m. the next day. He does not complain, however. He easily tells you that...

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Tony-winning musical hip-hops to City

March 27, 2014

Hip-hop, salsa numbers and the streets of New York will soon be making their way to the Saville Theatre as the Tony award-winning musical “In the ...

The float featured imagery from the 1964 March on Washington and a rendering of Dr. Luther King Jr. by the City College graphic design department.Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Agents of change

February 14, 2014

Thrive. Transform. Inspire. Lead. Those words – words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would’ve been proud to cheer – adorned the towering...

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