Academics

Theatre Arts Performances

 

Performances are normally held in one of the two theaters in the Theatre Arts Complex, located on SMC's Main Campus, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. With the campus closed due to COVID-19, all performances will be presented online until further notice.


ONE HOUR WITH
T
HE IMPORTANCE  OF BEING EARNEST

By Oscar Wilde, Adapted by Dr. Adrianne Harrop

Two bachelors, claiming to be Ernest, win the hearts of two women who fall in love with the wrong Ernest! The pair of bachelors struggle to keep up with their own stories and become entangled in a tale of deception, disguise and misadventure!

Free Video Performance will be available from May 3 (12 p.m.) through August 29, 2021.


A HATTER'S TEA with Cherry Tarts

By Terrin Adair
Highlighting the works of Anton Chekhov and Lewis Carroll

A cordial invitation to come to The Cherry Orchard and mingle with the other mad mix of invited guests. There is much to decide over tea and tarts.

Free Video Performance will be available from June 28 through August 29, 2021

A HATTER'S TEA with Cherry Tarts

SPECIAL Live Zoom Dress Performance Previews!!
May 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m.
https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95295041203


THE TROJAN WOMEN

A new adaptation from the play by Euripides
by Perviz Sawoski

A cautionary tale about the aftermath of war, this modern interpretation follows the fates of four women subjugated in a barbaric war and their strength amid adversity. 

Free Video Performance will be available from May 29 through August 29, 2021


Q&A with the Cast and Creative Team will be on Wednesday, June 9 at 6:00 p.m. PDT - https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/93676205568 


THE TALE OF A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

By William Shakespeare, Abridged and Adapted by Dr. Adrianne Harrop

First performed in 1596, Shakespeare’s comedy about four lovers who find themselves banished by fairies is a sly and raucous reckoning with love, jealousy and marriage. Come join us as we romp through the amusing tale of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM!

Free Video Performance will be available beginning October, 2021. 


BROKEN MIRROR
-A Frankenstein Odyssey

By G. Bruce Smith

Inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, this world premiere play explores how societal pressures create monsters. With dance, vivid imagery and powerful storytelling, Broken Mirror tells the heartbreaking tale of creatures in two different worlds with tragic consequences.

Free Video Performance will be available beginning November, 2021.


SLIPPER...

By Terrin Adair

a Comedy about the Faux Pas of Fashion;
the Intrigue surrounding what to wear to a Ball,
in a Style that is Completely Neo-Commedia

Free Video Performance will be available beginning November, 2021