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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

The morbid but highly entertaining romance-musical makes its debut at San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre
Destiny Ortiz 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 that was about to start. “Zombie Prom” was...

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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

Katie Rodda joins Alicia Rincon to lead Visual and Performing Arts
Lauren J. Mapp 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 this year. Department co-chair predecessor, and...

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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

Katherine Salindayao-White 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 Oct. 30. “It is filled with laughter, great...

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After its off-Boradway run, ‘Zombie Prom’ was made into a film in 2006 starring RuPaul, Darren Robertson and Candice Nicole. Photo from www.zombiepromthemovie.com

Campus gears up for ‘Zombie Prom’

Phoenix Webb August 28, 2015

A new semester began at San Diego City College which means that a new musical is in the works. In this semester's musical, zombies will dance in “Zombie Prom.” According to City College’s...

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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

Holly Bridges 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 June E. Richards, the show started off with wonderful...

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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

Torrey Spoerer 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 a show organized by members of the American...

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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

Richard Lomibao 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 the Saville Theatre Feb. 7 at 12 p.m.. The 1971 musical...

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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’

Amber Henry 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 through history as they brought to life an era from...

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Drama department students perform in a dress rehearsal of the spring 2014 musical “In the Heights.” Photo credit: Troy Orem

A new Semester, a new musical

Phoenix Webb August 27, 2014

The Drama department of San Diego City College announced auditions for the new musical for this semester: "The All Night Strut." The announcement was posted on City College's website earlier this week.Auditions...

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With wardrobes selected for performers, cosmetology students prep the cast for the final dress rehearsal of

Setting the Scene: A Look Behind the Curtain at What Makes a Musical at City College

Amber Henry and Amber Henry May 14, 2014

There is a vibrancy in the aura around the theater for San Diego City College's centennial spring musical production, "In the Heights." It is half past 7 p.m. and you can already feel the electrifying...

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Tony-winning musical hip-hops to City

Steven Dunetz 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 Heights” is set to debut April 11. Auditions...

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“Guys and Dolls” gets ready to debut

Leeann Rose October 17, 2013

Love, lust and luck will soon be brought to the Saville Theatre. City College’s rendition of this '50s Broadway sensation will begin with a performance on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. and continue...

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