Editor’s Note: The author has participated in previous UCC plays, one of which is discussed within the article. Although last term Kat Grammon was the only student in theater director Bart McHenry’s Acting 1 course, McHenry’s task to reboot the theater program in a post-pandemic era is slowly getting studentsContinue Reading

“The 39 Steps,” a comedy spoof of a Hitchcock movie, has started practice under new UCC theater director Bart McHenry. Rehearsals started this week Monday through Friday, 6 p.m to 10 p.m located at Wayne Crouch hall. “The 39 Steps” will have a free college night show for staff andContinue Reading

UACT to announce winners of playwriting contest The pandemic pushed the limits of the local theater to a near breaking point. However, Umpqua Actors Community Theatre (UACT) evolved and continues to overcome the obstacles that present themselves.  The community theater strives to persevere during its hardest times. “It’s a desireContinue Reading

“Proof” brings mental health awareness to UCC Theatre As the production “Proof” began at the UCC Whipple Hall theatre, the audience saw a backdrop arch of composition notebooks behind the front porch of a family home that had fallen apart. The notebooks represent a mathematician’s great work as well asContinue Reading