Performance Art: Storytelling

On November 6th and 7th, visiting artist Bob Lawson held intensive theatre workshops for Beacon students. Lawson, a director, playwright, and visual artist who currently teaches at Franklin Pierce University, conducted his workshops with a core group of about 10 students. Several other students participated in various parts of the process, and a few faculty […]

The Ice House’s Version of The Secret Garden

The play called The Secret Garden is currently playing at the Ice House Theater in Mount Dora, and a group of students went to see it on Friday, April 1st. The Secret Garden is based on a novel, and it is set in the 19th century. The play begins when Mary and her parents and […]

Wicked! A Review

On Tuesday, March 5th, a group of students from Beacon College went to see a play called Wicked at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando, FL. Wicked is the prequel to The Wizard of Oz, taking place before Dorothy arrived in Oz.┬áThe play Wicked explains the origins of the witches of Oz and […]

Acting like A Weird Person

Last Friday night I went to see the play The Nerd at the Melon Patch Theater. The play is set in Terre Haute, Indiana in late 1981. The Nerd is the story of Willum Cubbert, who is a young architect. He tells his friends Tansy and Axel about Rick who had saved his life in […]