Talon Marks

Women of Juarez play turns out to be exceptional

Jenny Gonzalez

October 12, 2016

The Women of Juárez showing was not what was expected, it was a harrowing experience due to the graphic nature of several scenes. The first scene featured the actors, both men and women dancing, oblivious to predators that targeted the single women that were dancing either alone, or with friends. As the women were carried off by men wearing black c...

Samuel Vidaca marking his monologue for the Woman of Juarez play callbacks on August 19. He will be appearing as the first narrator. Photo credit: Benjamin Garcia

Women of Juarez: Behind the Play and Auditions

August 22, 2016

The Studio Theater auditions were held for Women of Juarez directed by adjunct Theater professor Minerva Garcia. On Wednesday Aug. 1...

Director Kevin Slay gets into the minds of his actors to make sure they understand the emotions that go into the scene that they are working on.

‘Rebel without a Cause’ set to drive audiences on a wild ride

February 26, 2014

Cerritos College breathes new life into bad boy character Jim Stark in its production of “Rebel Without a Cause” that opens...

Def Man Music

November 27, 2013

Unlike your local hip-hop radio stations, Def Man's Music at WPMD wants listeners to be conscious of the music and artists that...

Drowsy Chaperone wows with every note

Eduardo Alvarado and Eduardo Alvarado

May 14, 2013

Victoria Sasso brings The Drowsy Chaperone to life from beginning to end in the Cerritos College comedy musical production. Elyssa Alexander was a force to reckon with at the opening night of Cerritos College Theatre Department’s new comedy musical production “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Man in chair, played by Ted Fujioka journeyed audience memb...

‘Drowsy Chaperone’ on its way

Abraham Venegas and Abraham Venegas

April 19, 2013

This Spring's musical promises to be one filled with laughs and catchy tunes.Theater major, Eric Bonne Jr is part of the musical comedy called The Drowsy Chaperone that will perform in the Burnight Center Theather in Cerritos College. The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical about a man who enjoys the theater and is listening to one of his favorite musical...

Chinese Dagu Perfomance Slideshow

Diego Arreola and Diego Arreola

April 10, 2013

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Dancers feel good after Spring Dance Concert

Diego Arreola and Diego Arreola

April 3, 2013

"I wasn't nervous, the more you perform the less nervous you get," stated Psychology and Journalism major Andrea Mora who was a part of the Spring Dance Concert at Cerritos College. The Dancers performed March 21, 22, and 23. The dances were separated by two acts with a 15 minute intermission so that the dancers could rest and the audience could g...

Performers from China visit Cerritos College

April 3, 2013

"It was beautiful. Definitely one of the greatest arts and the future of man kind, not technology, Music will help. It's a universal language and I'm thankful they came to perform here. Different cultures and a better future emerges from such a beautiful art," stated former Mayor of Cerritos, Laura Lee. The Chinese Dagu performers came all the way...

Theater students successfully set up for concert

Rosaura Montes and Rosaura Montes

April 3, 2013

Theater instructor for live sound and staging Bradford Williams said his students did a great job setting up a concert at Burnight Center Theatre. His sound production students set up the sound for Creama 4, a spanish rock band. Students that were knowledgeable how to work lighting also handled it for the show. "We (the students and I) had a real succe...

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