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Dance Department holds Fall Dance Concert

Dafne Bravo and Rosaura Montes

November 11, 2012

The Dance Department and Student Activities Program and the Associated Students of Cerritos College presented the Fall Dance Concert at Cerritos College taking place in the Burnight Center Theatre on Thursday, Friday and two different performances on Saturday afternoon and night. Faculty and students danced together in performances along with guest...

Theater Students visit Halloween Haunt (slideshow)

Sarah Bautista

November 7, 2012


Life Drawing keeps Halloween in art

Art major Melissa Duran draws nude model Michael Sscmidt on paper for her life drawing art class. Since the class is on Halloween, the instructor arranged to have a Halloween-themed model to come in to class.

Sangeon Shin and John Morfin

November 2, 2012

Art 112 Life Drawing class arragned for a special Halloween-themed nude model for Oct. 31. Professor Hagop Najarian said, ”I thoug...

Halloween Concert held at Student Center

Raul Samaniego

November 2, 2012

Community Orchestra member Lisa Rapp didn’t expect to be playing 2nd trumpet at the first Fall Exchange Concert held on Halloween in the Student Center. Rapp said she has been a member of the orchestra “for about three or four years.” The event featured musical pieces by both the Cerritos College Orchestra and Concert Band, directed by Dr....

Cerritos College students working together to apply a makeup foundation on one of the models who works a as monster at Knott's Halloween Haunt.

Stage makeup students go behind the scenes at Halloween Haunt

October 26, 2012

Cerritos College beginning and advanced stage makeup instructor Susan Wantanabe took some of her students to Knott's Scary Farm...

Weekly Podcast #2

Abraham Venegas and Israel Arzate and Tania Olivas and Eduardo Alvarado

October 23, 2012

Piano Concert and Lecture Series continue

Sangeon Shin

October 22, 2012

The Cerritos College Music Department and the Associated Students of Cerritos College presented the Piano Concert and Lecture Series “Do You Hear What I Hear?” on Oct. 19 with guest pianist Althea Waites of California State University Long Beach. The lecture preceding the performance was presented by Director of the Applied Music and Piano Studie...

Students take part in GIPS auditions

Raul Samaniego

October 21, 2012

Tryouts were held for the Cerritos College Generic Improvisational Peep Show (GIPS) on Friday October 19, 2012 in the backstage area of the Burnight Center Theater. Over twenty four potential “Improvisers” auditioned for roughly 20 available spots for the touring group. The emphasis of the thespian associated group as mentioned is improvisat...

Betancourt keeps music alive by directing five bands at Cerritos

Alexandra Scoville

October 20, 2012

Back in 1999, Music Director David Betancourt was just starting out at Cerritos College directing Concert Band, but over the past 14 years he has acquired Pep Band, Jazz Ensemble, Pop Rock Ensemble and Orchestra. These bands are all taught differently, according to Betancourt, and some of his students are in multiple bands to learn more about...

Students take part in GIPS workshop

Tania Olivas

October 18, 2012

Diana Ing was not part of the Generic Improvisation Peep Show, also known as GIPS, class, yet she participated in the on the spot-made performances workshop held inside the Burnight Theatre Center on Wednesday. “I saw them (GIPS) performing at my high school (Bell Gardens High) during my sophomore year. I just came to Cerritos (College) to become a GIP,...

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