Lights, camera, act!

Both Media Arts and Theatre majors got a chance to build their respective skills at last week’s Visiting Artist Series. Brian Haimbach, Theatre Arts faculty, led a workshop focused on the relationship between directors...

Lane production explores the dark side of storytime

“It’s a dark, dark, dark Irish comedy,” Tara  Wibrew, guest director and Lane alumni, said of The Pillowman. “Which I guess means it’s an Irish comedy.” A play written by Martin McDonagh, an Academy...

Former Lane Students Star in Local Production

“Some people see a love triangle when they look at us and the way we play the roles, but Kory and I see best friends,” said former Lane student Melissa Miller. Miller and Kory...

Angels leave Lane; Curtain comes down on powerful production

Tony Kushner's award winning play "Angels in America" closed its season at Lane Community College on May 3. The powerful and controversial play focuses on the AIDS crisis of the 1980s. Already an admirer...

Fall classes lead to Spring Inspirations; Students write, direct plays in 2013-14 Lane theater...

Lane students took over the stage at the Blue Door Theatre May 22 to May 24 to present plays written and directed by students in the annual Spring Inspirations. Once per year, student-writers submit their...

Fairy-tale musical enchants audience; Lane students perform at Actors Cabaret of Eugene

Stephen Sondheim is known for his technically intricate musicals and Into the Woods is no different, but that didn’t deter Mark VanBeever, director, from taking the show by the horns. VanBeever is a graduate of...

Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream opens; Lane actors’ skill highlights performance

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream opened at Ragazinno Performance Hall on April 18. In the play, Duke Theseus of Athens is approached with a complaint by Egeus. His daughter Hermia refuses to marry Demetrius, the...

Shakespeare adaptation comes to Ragozzino Hall; A Midsummer Night’s Dream receives creative treatment

Lane theater instructor Judith “Sparky” Roberts’ adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed at Lane’s Ragozzino Hall April 17 to April 19 and April 24 to April 26. Because only Shakespeare’s scripts were...

Play sets SPA abuzz: Actors not faking enthusiasm for play

The Student Productions Association began its fall performance of Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) Nov. 14 at Lane’s Blue Door Theater in Building 6. One may think that attending a...