Six talented students from UCSB’s Department of Theater and Dance share their directing chops with the public.
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In Spring of 2012, the Theater and Dance Department produced an original play by director Jeff Mills and playwright Valerie Slitor called “Piezoelectric Love: The Half-Life of Marie Curie,” which ...
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My father turned me on to British comedy at a young age. He first showed me “Wallace and Gromit,” “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” and, of course, “Mr. Bean.”
The Devil crouched upon the tip of the boy’s ear, hidden under a lock of perfectly swooped hair, and stared out at his screaming followers.
There are certain things in life and art that are simply not meant to be understood. I don’t understand why Steve Buscemi’s character always died at the end of Coen brothers movies.
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Sam Raimi’s first true horror movie since directing the “Spider Man” trilogy tells the story of an ambitious bank worker who gets cursed by an angry customer. Filled with the typical cheese and ...