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MPT Students Delight Audiences at Live Performances

Improvisational Actors perfecting their craft Recently, we invited audiences to join us for some exciting events at the 79 New Montgomery Theater. Our students in the School of Motion Pictures & Television had wrapped up their studies for the semester, and put together some entertainment.

Event: Death Row Shuffle
Date & Time: Thursday May 11, 2006, 8:00 pm
Written and Directed by: Cynthia Rogers Baggott
Starring: Dave McCloughlan, Jenna Dorce, Nicole Gonzalez, Emily Murray, Paige Tierney, Bridgette McGraw
Join us for a night of amazing entertainment.

Event: The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien
Featuring the stars of Mala Powers' Acting Techniques & Processes class
Dates & Times: Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 at 5:00pm & Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 at 1:00PM
Please join us for this special performance.

Event: Advanced Movement Recital
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 17th, 2006, 10:30am
Solo & group performances by: Carla Punch, Enrique Julia, Steve Willingham
A question & answer session will follow the recital.

Event: Once Upon a Mattress: Lyrics by Marshall Barber; Music by Mary Rodgers
Dates & Times: Friday May 19th & Saturday May 20th at 7:30pm
This event is presented by the students in the Musical Theater seminar under the direction of Kelly Ground.

Also, keep your eyes open for other MPT events:

MPT Film Screening Series
If you are a current student, faculty member, or staff member, join us for our film screenings. Recent screenings have included Bee Season, Munich, Syriana, Flightplan, Crash, Pride & Prejudice, Capote, Good Night and Good Luck, The Upside of Anger, Oliver Twist, and Mrs. Henderson Presents. Watch your Academy email for more information.

Guest Lectures & Instructors
In the last few months, the MPT department has been honored by guest lecturers such as legendary cinematographer William Fraker ( Rosemary's Baby), Director Lou Antonio ( C.S.I.), actress Millie Perkins ( The Diary of Anne Frank), Producer Neal Baer ( Law & Order: SVU), Editing Instructor Josh Kanin (Santa Monica College), and Editor Dede Allen ( The Hustler, Dog Day Afternoon). Keep your eyes open for future appearances by some of Hollywood's biggest names.

For more information on our Motion Pictures & Television program, please visit our Motion Pictures & Television School pages.

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