Tag Archive | "Theatre Arts"

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The Butterfly Behind the Mask

Posted on 01 May 2016 by

Don’t think of acting as an activity where you just dress up, recite lines, and hold props. Think of it as an escape from the real world, medicine to social anxiety, and a helpful way to enhance speaking skills. If you’re a shy person with really great stage fright or simply someone that is not […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Not Just Acting. It’s Living

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

Betzabeth Castro, a theater major and writing tutor, refuses to consider any profession outside of acting. Castro is nearing the completion of her third year at Housatonic. After being a general studies major for one semester she transferred into the Theatre Arts program. Pursuing a degree in theater with great enthusiasm. Castro said, “Theater literally […] Continue Reading…

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Dance Company Shares “Privacy Settings” with HCC

Posted on 02 December 2014 by

On November 17, the Sonia Plumb Dance Company shared one of their new pieces, called  “Privacy Settings” with Housatonic. The dancers (Chris, Kayla, Emily, Spencer, Meghan, Danielle) danced with a Gopro Camera in their hands, and whatever they recorded appeared in the big screen in the back of the stage. The theme of this piece was how […] Continue Reading…

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Modern Dance at HCC

Posted on 19 November 2014 by

Sometimes students would love to take a class that doesn’t involve paper, notebooks, and even a board. For those students HCC has a modern dance class where students can learn the art of body movement, mixed with music and time. However, many students don’t know there is such class, so it has trouble staying around. […] Continue Reading…