12 Mar 2019

Five-person London acting crew highlights Shakespeare

London actors visited SF State to share the timelessness of Shakespeare and teach a new style of acting. According to their website, Actors From The London Stage is one of

16 Feb 2019

Actors from London set to visit SF State

Actors from the London Stage, a Shakespeare theater company, will visit SF State March 5-9 as part of their American tour. The touring group was developed in 1975 by professor

19 Apr 2017

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” gets a makeover in student production

Eight students took on the roles of 24 major characters in SF State’s School of Theatre and Dance’s production of Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” With an added plot twist of

07 Nov 2016

Professor makes Shakespeare accessible, modern

In a darkened room of The Flight Deck theater in Oakland, actors entered the stage speaking multiple languages while moving around a post-apocalyptic set filled with debris and rubble. This

26 Aug 2015

SF state students selected for international dramatic arts seminar

The illustrious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art opened its doors to 11 students from the U.S. and one from Canada. Through the Performing Arts Abroad program, SF State theatre majors

20 Apr 2014

Shakespeare play gets a makeover in ‘Beatrice and Benedick’

The setting: San Francisco, 1945. The people: nurses and Navy men. The adaptation: Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” The point: forget everything you think you know about opera. SF State