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2015-2016 Season

Spring 2016 Production

The New Antigone(s)

The New Antigone(s) is a well-rounded composition of the Antigone mythology, each work uncovering a different piece of the Antigone puzzle. When presented together, the production creates an in-depth image of the solitary woman who changed a nation. Pacific Theatre Arts presents Andie, a short film, and three segments of the stage play ANTIGONE PROJECT: A PLAY IN 5 PARTS.

  • Andie, the screen adaptation written and directed by Pacific Theatre Arts Professor Gray Armagnac, tackles the classic tale in an accessible contemporary setting. Filled with romance, conflict, and tragedy, Andie promises to entertain as well as enlighten.
  • Pacific will be presenting three segments of The Antigone Project: A Play in 5 Partsconceived by Chiori Miyagawa and Sabrina Peck and directed by Pacific Theatre Arts Professor Michael Wayne Rice.  We will be presenting Hang Ten by Karen Hartman, Antigone Arkhe by Caridad Svich, and A Stone’s Throw by Lynn Nottage. Experience Antigone and sister Ismene tackling family affairs never before discussed, forever changing the way we view these two daughters of incest. 

Performance at the Thomas J Long Theatre, University of the Pacific

April 22,23, 29 & 30 at 8:00 PM 

April 24 at 2:00 PM

TICKETS: General Seating   $10 Students, Seniors & Educators   $12 General Admission

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Murder Mystery Dinner

Murder Mystery Dinner

Theta Alpha Phi's biggest philanthropy event will be our Murder Mystery Dinner, hosted that in the Alumni House, dates TBA. All proceeds for this dinner will go towards our philanthropy; Broadway Cares, Equity Fights AIDS. 

Playwriting Festival

Third Annual Playwriting Festival

Featuring original plays written by the Fall 2015 Playwriting students at Pacific's DeMarcus Brown Studio Theatre.  Admission is free and open to the public.                        

November 21-21 from 7:00 - 10:00pm

A Rub with Death

Exhibit: "A Rub with Death: The Leppelmeier Collection"
Tuesday, November 10 at 9:00am to 4:30pm → more dates through November 24, 2015
Reynolds Gallery 1071 W Mendocino Ave, Stockton, CA 95204, USA
University of the Pacific's Reynolds Gallery is pleased to present A Rub with Death: The Leppelmeier Collection, an exhibition featuring rubbings taken from 15th Century monumental brasses found in Sussex, England. These images of knights and their ladies mark a time when England was transitioning from a medieval, feudal culture to Renaissance humanism. They give us insight into individuals from that time; their customs, traditions and beliefs.
Please join us in the gallery for an opening reception, Tuesday, November 3, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. with theatrical readings presented by the English and Theatre Arts departments.

A Very Potter Sequel

A Very Potter Sequel

Theta Alpha Phi had the incredible opportunity of being able to produce "A Very Potter Sequel" by StarKid Productions. The show is a satirical spin-off of the Harry Potter series, written by college students for college students. Theta Alpha Phi's production pulled in students from a variety of majors to be a part of the cast or crew of the show. Together, we were able to raise a substantial amount for our philanthropy, Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. 

All in the Timing poster

All in the Timing and ALVA

October 16 & 17, 2015

Directed by Gary Armagnac, a theatrical double billing featuring a brilliant comedy by David Ives and "Alva," a powerful motion picture by Pacific students and faculty.
"All in the Timing" consists of three short plays by comedic genius playwright David Ives and the premiere showing of the black and white version of "Alva" the film inspired by a student one-act play written as a prequel to Tennessee William's "This Property Is Condemned," directed by Theatre Arts faculty Gary Armagnac and starring Pacific students.

Aurora a free Staged Reading

"Aurora: Obsessions, Loss, Resilience"

Saturday, October 10 at 7:30pm  DeMarcus Brown Theatre 1150-1166 UOP South Srv Rd, Stockton, CA 95204, USA Aurora, Colorado was the 2012 site of a dozen deaths of which the accused pleads insanity - 20 miles away for a single murder, loved ones reflect on a similar plea. Join us for a free staged reading by Jeannie Barroga, directed by Val Lee Acoba. Grady consumes true crime episodes, Wonderjay is mesmerized by video games, Hank needs to bag a buck, a family's coping methods, June's ghost observes them all. This reading celebrates both the launch of FANHS Museum and the acquisition of Ms. Barrogo's full literary collection by Standford University Green Library Special Collections. Readings of her plays are being showcased around the Bay Area. She is the only Filipino American female playwright in this collection. This event is part of Pacific's Filipino-American Heritage Month activities. Presented by the Theatre Arts Department and sponsored by TOASTCO, Telling Our Authentic Stories Theater Company. Supported by Kilusan Pilipino of University of the Pacific, the Filipino American National Historical Society, Little Manila and Jim T. Chong of Wok Star Production.