Theater

Theater Arts Schedule Fall 2015

The Las Positas Theater program is in an exciting stage of production growth. Our anticipated seasons run anywhere between 3-5 productions annually. Additionally, we have a strong children’s theater touring program and 2 student directed one-act festival events. We house our program in a beautiful $40mil state of the art performance facility with three theaters (a 450-seat proscenium, a black box, and a newly renovated out-door amphitheater with seating capacity for over 1,000),a costume shop, scene shop, and dance studio.

Tickets are available at the door, when space allows. General Admission: $15; Students, Staff & Seniors: $10 (unless noted otherwise) and may include a service charge for both online and in person purchase between $1-3 per ticket.

Upcoming Auditions

A RAISIN IN THE SUN

ABOUT THE SHOW:
The Youngers are a poor African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago. An opportunity to escape from poverty comes in the form of a $10,000 life insurance check that the matriarch of the family (Lena Younger or Mama) receives upon her husband's death.

AUDITIONS:
Black Box (4128)
Mon 1/25 6:30-10pm or 
Tue 1/26 6:30-10pm 

Please prepare a 1 min. of ANY dramatic work... Poem,. rap, spoken work, monologue from film or theater, work of literature, etc. You make the call and bring your best!

CALLBACKS:
Black Box (4128)
Thur 1/28 6:30-10pm

Rehearsals: 
Mon-Thu 7:00-10:00pm
March 7-May 4, 2016

Performance Dates: 
May 5-14, 2016
Cast members will be required to sign up for THEA 47A (3 units) for participation in the play

All Roles Available:

7m, 3f, 1boy(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Multicultural casting,
Strong Role for Leading Woman

 

 

2015-2016 Season of Plays

Jenny Sutter October 16-24, 2015
Welcome Home Jenny Sutter tells the story of returning a Iraq Veteran, struggling to come to terms with her life in the aftermath of war. This beautiful and heart wrenching story explores what it means to lose, and find, a part of ourselves.
Earnest
December 4-12, 2016

Two young gents have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. Worthing has invented a brother, Earnest, whom he uses as an excuse to leave his dull life behind to visit Gwendolyn. Montcrieff decides to take the name Earnest when visiting Worthing's young and beautiful ward, Cecily. Things start to go awry when they end up together in the country and their deceptions are discovered.

Chicago
March 4-10, 2016
In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune and acquittal.
Raisin
May 6-14, 2016
The Youngers are a poor African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago. An opportunity to escape from poverty comes in the form of a $10,000 life insurance check that the matriarch of the family (Lena Younger or Mama) receives upon her husband's death.


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

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