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Week of September 18, 2017

Bare Stage set for WonderlandCSULB Theatre Arts Fall Schedule Set to Wow - Upcoming fall season to emphasize resistance and politically important work

Dynamic new works will take center stage at the Department of Theatre Arts at California State University Long Beach this fall. The California Repertory Company, a theatre company comprised of CSULB undergraduates, graduates, faculty and special guests, has been launched in a new direction. Stories of resistance will be the central theme to Cal Rep’s 29th season.

The Daily 49er profiled the season and spoke with Theatre Arts Department Chair and Cal Rep artistic director Jeff Janisheski. Read more.

Visit the CSULB Department of Theatre Arts website for tickets or information.






Week of September 11, 2017

School of Art Alumnus Jennifer Yuh NelsonCSULB Alum Jennifer Yuh Nelson featured in Time Magazine Profile

School of Art alumnus Jennifer Yuh Nelson is among the 46 women spotlighted in the Time Magazine Special Project "Firsts." The notable national news publication outlines the exceptional work and accomplishments of these women who were "firsts" in their fields. Jennifer Yuh Nelson is the first woman to solely direct an animated feature from a major Hollywood studio. She was at the helm of  Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3, and is currently directing the live action feature The Darkest Minds.

"Firsts" includes interviews and video profiles of legendary women in politics, sports, entertainment, business, the military, space exploration, and science. 

Visit Time Magazine's Special Project "Firsts."


Visit Jennifer Yuh Nelson's profile on the Internet Movie Database (IMDB).













Week of September 4

student viewing work in gallerySchool of Art Galleries Open with New Art Every Week

Showcasing the works of School of Art students, the student art galleries neighboring the university art store have reopened to the public. This week the first five of the 52 students scheduled to exhibit their work this semester have mounted, hung and meticulously placed each of their works against the stark white walls of four different art spaces on campus.

New exhibits open every Sunday, with the work on display hung and available for viewing from the Sunday early evening opening (5-7pm) until Thursday at 5pm.

Read the full Daily 49er story