Alpha Project

Poster of couple kissing in aurora lights
Almost, Maine

The production for Summer 2021 is "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani.

Performance Dates

Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Friday, July 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Tickets

$5 at the door

Alpha Project – Directed, Designed, and Produced By Students

Started in 2008, the Alpha Project is a completely student run summer theatre festival. Under the guidance of our faculty and staff, students produce a festival of new and short plays. The performances are acted, directed, designed, managed and promoted entirely by Theatre students. Contact the department chair for information regarding play submittals.

Summer Courses
Course Name Course Title Units Audience
THEA 21B Practical Theater (Scene and Stage) II 2 units Actors and Directors
THEA 22B Practical Theater (Costume and Makeup) II 2 units Designers

What You Need to Know
  • This is a class and is transferable.
  • Anyone can participate. (You don't have to be a theater student)
  • The show will be a series of short one act plays with a theme or author that unites the pieces, or one full length piece to be determined by instructor.
  • Costumes, sets, lights, sound, makeup- are all designed by students
  • Actors, stage managers, producers-are students
  • You will need to commit yourself to help with one technical job in order for this to be successful
  • This show has great potential based on what you make of it.

Recommended Courses

In order for there to be an understanding of how these technical jobs work, there are some recommended classes if you want to direct or design.

Course Name Course Title Units
THEA 10 Introduction to Theater 3 units
THEA 40A Acting One 3 units
THEA 2A Introduction to Theatrical Design 3 units
Course Name Course Title Units
THEA 10 Introduction to Theater 3 units
THEA 2A Introduction to Theatrical Design 3 units
Course Name Course Title Units
THEA 10 Introduction to Theater 3 units
THEA 47A Fundamentals of Costume Design 3 units
Course Name Course Title Units
THEA 10 Introduction to Theater 3 units
THEA 44A Makeup for Stage and Screen 3 units
Course Name Course Title Units
THEA 10 Introduction to Theater 3 units
THEA 18A Introduction to Stage Lighting 3 units
Last Updated 7/21/21