Moorpark College Reporter

Preforming Arts’ ‘Dance for Camera’ project to replace in-person Fall Dance Concert

Photo the Moorpark College PAC courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive.
November 20, 2020

Dance, along with other performing arts, has undergone many setbacks due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Moorpark College's dance department’s Fall Dance Concert will not be held this semester, forcing...

City of Moorpark hosts successful Spooky Avenue Halloween drive-thru

Cars line up for the Spooky Avenue Halloween Drive Thru in Moorpark, CA. on Saturday, Oct. 31. Photo credit: Adriana Janiga
November 2, 2020

2020 has brought a radical change of lifestyle in which people have no choice but to adapt to social distancing due to COVID-19. Although it looks different this year, there are still ways to have fun...

Halloweekend in Simi Valley kicks off with drive-in screening of The Addams Family

Cars are parked in front of the big screen to watch 'The Addams Family' at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park on Thursday, Oct. 29. Photo credit: Caitlin McHale
November 2, 2020

Although Coronavirus precautions are still in place, the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a Halloween weekend extravaganza. Consisting of spooky drive-in movies, as well as a trick or treat drive-thru...

Moorpark College’s Theatre Arts program converts Macbeth performance into a podcast

Maya Forster; sophomore theatre arts major, Peyton Pugh; senior theatre arts major, and Navya Hari; sophomore undeclared major, pose as their characters before filming the Macbeth trailer on Friday, Oct. 16 in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Audrey Lang
October 29, 2020

The Theatre Arts department’s Macbeth performance will now be a podcast. After being denied access to film on campus due to COVID-19 regulations, Moorpark College's Theatre Arts program has decided to...

Moorpark College’s Theatre Arts program to livestream online performance of Macbeth

Photo the Moorpark College PAC courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive.
October 19, 2020

For the first time, Moorpark College's Theatre Arts program will not be holding a live performance for their upcoming production of Macbeth. Due to COVID-19 and mandatory distance learning, the production...

Moorpark College Music Applied courses turns to virtual learning as a result of COVID-19

Pam De Almeida waits for the conductor to walk on the stage to start the Hope of Loving concert on Nov. 22, 2019 at Moorpark College. The concert features a mixture of the Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble programs. Photo credit: Ryan Bough
September 21, 2020

Beginning Fall 2020, every school district and college in Ventura Country, including Moorpark College, has had to transition to virtual learning due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Back in March,...

Moorpark College Career Technical Education classes are adapting to virtual classes due to COVID-19

Moorpark College Career Technical Education classes have to adapt with the pandemic as classes go online. Moorpark Reporter file photo by Martin Bilbao
September 14, 2020

While many classes are faced with the challenge of being hybrid or completely online due to COVID-19, there are certain departments that have had to become especially creative when teaching under these...

‘Student One Acts’ goes virtual despite limitations caused by COVID-19

The Moorpark College performing arts center remains closed after the order for all classes transition to online, on Tuesday, March, 17. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt
May 20, 2020

Moorpark College students involved in the "Student One Acts" were shocked and overwhelmed when the news of campus closure released in March, realizing that the plays that many had worked on all semester...

The Moorpark College Music Technology Program rallies to host its first online concert

Andy Soto, also known as Dreamix, manipulates the mixing equipment during his set of the previous Student DJ Showcase, held in the Black Box Theater on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Performers used a mixture of school and personal equipment during the show. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt
May 7, 2020

On April 30, the Moorpark College Music Technology Program returned, hosting its first online concert titled "Stream Jam." The live stream showed off what students had been working on by using the streaming...

Entertainment industry transforms to accommodate social distancing amongst fans

Image courtesy of Together At Home.
April 17, 2020

The changes in normalcy due to the COVID-19 pandemic have affected everyone in various ways. As the world practices social distancing, many forms of entertainment are out of the question, with the closure...

Five07 Coffee Bar and Eatery holds Quarantine Corner in light of COVID-19 precautions

Ethan Ridge performs in a quarantine corner performance in a YouTube video published on Thursday, April 9. Image courtesy of Five07 Creative YouTube page.
April 16, 2020

As Ventura County prohibits public gatherings as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Five07 Coffee Bar and Eatery co-owner Sean McCarthy is taking measures to ensure that local artists are connected...

Moorpark College arts courses persevere as they get creative from home

Photo created on Tuesday, April 7, in Moorpark, Calif. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt
April 8, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Moorpark College students have been required to continue their classes online, with arts courses facing an especially big adjustment. Classes such as painting, ceramics and photography...

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