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Cesar Chavez and Luis Valdez

When Zoot Suit premiered at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles in 1978, it was more than just an instant success.

"Voice training is incredibly important for young actors. When we are young we don't really have an awareness of all of the habits that we manifest in our body and voice. When we train actors, we awaken them to that awareness.

The Lords of Navarre have fun at the humble clown Costard's expense, in Shakes-to-Go's production of Love's Labour's Lost at Watsonville High, 2016.

Theater Arts M.A. student Kerri Blake Cavanaugh is the resident dramaturg of "Shakes-To-Go," an annual Theater Arts program that abridges one of the works of William Shakespeare and tours the production to the schools of Santa Cruz and its neighboring counties.

Andrew Doe

Andrew Doe, UC Santa Cruz professor emeritus of theater arts, died of lung cancer at his home in Vermont on July 12, 2017. His family shared the following thoughts from Theater Arts professor James Bierman about Andrew Doe’s time at UC Santa Cruz:

The death of Don David (Duncan)

Digital Arts New Media MFA candidate Mónica Andrade and Theater Arts Department MA graduate Stephen Richter reimagine classic tragedies to address current social issues through multimedia performances.