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Review of The House of Bernarda Alba

SETTING THE STAGE: The set staged the scenes perfectly. Large, reinforced doors in the back stood for the strong oppression inflicted by Bernarda. The angled windows on the back walls were made disproportionate as to enhance the essence of wrongness in the house. The large cracks between all the boards captured the influence that the outside world had on their home and the lives of all who resided in it.

Tess Fuller, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Last semester, Berkeley’s Advanced Theatre Ensemble (ATE) performance of You Can’t Take It With You captivated Berkeley’s audience and left a few, like myself, wondering what else was in store.   This semester’s production of “The House of Bernarda Alba” was no different. To des...

A Performance of Firsts

STAGE THREE OF STAGE TWO: The cast of Stage Two ends the production with a live audience Q&A session, speaking about the technicalities in producing the play, their thoughts about the scenes, and their favorite moments in the production.

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

October 18, 2016

This year, the Advanced Theatre Ensemble decided to try something different — dividing the cast into two, with one half working on the Main Stage Production that begins shows on October 20, and the other half preparing a Stage Two Production. The first Stage Two Production had cast members choose scenes ...

Why Students from All Over Flock to Diversity Club

GAME PLAN: The Diversity Programming Team holds its first annual retreat. Many clubs hold annual retreats to plan for the year ahead. For the Diversity Club, a retreat like this is key to bring a group of 127 members together.

Mara Xiong, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

Diversity Club is, without a doubt, one of the most popular clubs in the Upper Division. With over 127 members, the club meets every Friday during lunch to discuss a variety of current topics and global issues, ranging from race to gender to religious differences and even sexual orientation. But what fa...