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Talya Zaken, Maica Guevarra and Jasmine Gilmore perform a lift in the piece,Same, Different at the Speaking Movement technical rehearsal on Nov. 14, 2023. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Moorpark College students premiere original work at “Speaking Movement” dance showcase

By Sarah Graue and Belle Aguirre November 27, 2023

Last week, the Moorpark College dance department presented their annual fall concert, “Speaking Movement,” on Nov. 16-18 on the Performing Arts Center Main Stage. The production, co-directed by...

Residents of The Cloisters sanatorium (left) join Mrs. Savage (right) on stage at the KK Cast dress rehearsal of The Curious Savage on Oct. 10, 2023. Photo credit: Anita Semsarha

Theatre Arts production “The Curious Savage” destigmatizes mental health at Moorpark College

By Sarah Graue, Anita Semsarha, and Brianna Perez October 30, 2023

The Moorpark College Theatre Arts department presented their highly-anticipated Main Stage production “The Curious Savage” to local audiences earlier this month. Set in the 1950s, the comedic play...

Moorpark College Tutorial Services Specialist Crystal Salas and Illegally Yours author Rafael Agustin discuss the books themes at the One Campus, One Book event on Oct. 17, 2023. Photo credit: Heidi Martin

Moorpark College hosts “Illegally Yours” author Rafael Agustin for “One Campus, One Book” capstone event

By Matthew Camacho October 28, 2023

Every year, Moorpark College’s “One Campus, One Book” group, under the coordination of English Faculty Roza Gabrielyan and Tutorial Services Specialist Crystal Salas, selects a book to...

A promotional poster for the Moorpark College Theatre Arts production The Curious Savage displayed on social media. Image courtesy of Moorpark College Instagram.

Moorpark College Theatre Arts to present “The Curious Savage” this month

By Sarah Graue October 10, 2023

This October, the Moorpark College Theatre Arts department will present the comedic play “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick on the Performing Arts Center Main Stage. The ensemble will be performing...

Author Yesika Salgado reads a poem from her third manuscript, Hermosa to Moorpark College students at her live Latinx Heritage Month event on Oct. 2, 2023. Photo credit: Brianna Perez

Best-selling author Yesika Salgado empowers Moorpark College students with live poetry set

By Brianna Perez and Sarah Graue October 8, 2023

To honor Latinx Heritage Month, Moorpark College hosted two-time National Poetry Slam finalist and best-selling author Yesika Salgado in the Black Box Theater on Oct. 2, 2023As her first visit to Moorpark...

Amanda Rose Villarreal, a faculty member of Theatrical Intimacy Education, leads Moorpark College performing arts students through an interactive game about personal boundaries on Sept. 8, 2023. Photo Credit: Heidi Martin

Theatrical Intimacy Education seminar sets the stage for consent culture at Moorpark College

By Sarah Graue September 19, 2023

On Sept. 9, 2023, over 50 Moorpark College performing arts students attended a mandatory workshop hosted by Theatrical Intimacy Education; a renowned instructional organization focussed on building self...

Jam Averill shines as Stephano, the comical butler of Alonso, in The Tempest at the Performing Arts Center on March 14, 2023. Photo credit: Nia Robinson

“The Tempest” takes Moorpark College by storm

By Sarah Graue and Nia Robinson March 27, 2023
The Moorpark College Theater Arts Department debuted their spring production “The Tempest” on March 16 in the Performing Arts Center.
Around one hundred Moorpark College students lined the intersection of Collins Drive and Campus Drive to display signs demanding Title IX accountability from administration on Dec. 15, 2022. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Behind the Curtain: Protesters demand reform in campus’ sexual misconduct measures

By Shahbano Raza and Sarah Graue December 15, 2022
Right outside of Moorpark College, frustration rung loud and clear Thursday afternoon during a student-led protest against Title IX policies and the college administration’s handling of sexual misconduct accusations.
The Moorpark College Performing Arts Center on April 22, 2022. Photo credit: Shahbano Raza

Behind the Curtain: Sexual misconduct accusations break at Moorpark College

By Shahbano Raza December 10, 2022
Moorpark College students have been coming forward on various social media platforms to share their recent experiences of sexual misconduct on campus. These students have been urging the administration to take immediate action against one individual, who they maintain is a 26-year-old student with multiple Title IX violations.
Moorpark Colleges Jazz B Band performs their set at A Dynamic Evening of Music in the Performing Arts Center on Oct. 29, 2022. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Moorpark College instrumental musicians unite for “A Dynamic Evening of Music”

By Sarah Graue November 5, 2022
The Moorpark College Music Department held their annual instrumental showcase, “A Dynamic Evening of Music” in the Performing Arts Center on Oct. 29.
The Moorpark College Performing Arts Center stage transforms into the streets of East Los Angeles for the fall 2022 production of Electricidad. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Moorpark College Theatre Arts presents Chicano drama “Electricidad”

By Sarah Graue and Andres Garcia October 24, 2022
As a culmination of Latinx Heritage Month 2022, the Moorpark College Theatre Arts Department premiered the Chicano drama "Electricidad" on Oct. 13 in the Performing Arts Center.
Ethan Pante (left) and Jeth Logrono (right) perform in Twisted Trivia on April 28, 2022. The Student One Acts took place in the Black Box Theatre of the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center. Photo credit: David Chavez

Theater students showcase their talents in the recurring Moorpark College ‘Student One Acts’

By Shahbano Raza May 16, 2022

This spring, in the Black Box Theatre of Moorpark College's Performing Arts Center, student performers graced the stage in a series of plays referred to as the "Student One Acts." Split into two sections,...

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