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The Department of Speech, Communication and Theatre Arts welcomes all students to the Spring 2015 Semester.

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“The technique of any art is sometimes apt to dampen, as it were, the spark of inspiration in a mediocre artist;
but the same technique in the hands of a master can fan that spark into an unquenchable flame” -Josef Jasser

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SPEECH

For Speech testing, SP211, and remedial speech information, please call 718-631-6633.

THEATRE

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Get more information regarding the theatre program, including performance and technical theatre production.

Announcements

NO FEAR Shakespeare Workshop & HAMLET AUDITIONS  -  Open casting -  All students welcome!

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2016-2017 Productions

HAMLET

by William Shakespeare Directed by Georgia McGill

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Shakespeare’s stunning tragedy in a new, fast paced production tells anew the tale of a murdered king who demands revenge from the grave. Tuesday, Nov. 8; Thursday, Nov. 10; Friday, Nov. 11; Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 pm

Monday, Nov. 14; Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 10:15 am

Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 12:15 pm.




anOTHER

By J. Julian Christopher and the Ensemble

Directed by J. Julian Christopher (aka C. Julian Jimenez) Shadowbox Theatre

anOTHER is an exploration of what it means to be “other” in America. Crafted by J. Julian Christopher (also known to the QCC Community as C. Julian Jiménez) and the ensemble, anOTHER will be a celebration of difference in a society that is more comfortable navigating within the status quo. Patrons will not be seated after the start of the play. No children under the age of six will be admitted. Limited Seating.

Fridays, Dec. 2, 9 & Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10 at 7:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 pm

Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 12:15 pm.

UBU ROI

by Alfred Jarry Directed by Arthur Adair

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

Jarry’s outrageous and grotesque satire of power, corruption and greed opened and closed on the same night in Paris, 1896, inciting modernist art movements of the 20th century including, Dada, Surrealism and the Theatre of the Absurd.

Mature content.

Friday, March 10; Saturday, March 11; Tuesday, March 14 at 7:30 pm

Thursday, March 16 at 10:15 am & 7:30 pm

Friday, March 17 at 10:15 am

Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, March 15 at 12:15 pm.




NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM

by Jennifer Haley Directed by Liisa Yonker

Shadowbox Theatre

The disaffected teenagers in an idyllic suburb are playing a dangerous game. When the lines between virtual reality and reality begin to blur, will they

be able to distinguish between the parents in the Neighborhood Association and the zombies in the online game they play? Uh-huh, I said zombies. Patrons will not be seated after the start of the play. No children under the age of six will be admitted. Limited Seating.

Friday, May 5, 12; Saturday, May 6, 13; Thursday, May 11 at 7:30 pm

Special $1.00 Matinee Wednesday, May 10 at 12:15 pm

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.