Student Voice

‘Night of the Living Dead’ is coming to life

‘Night of the Living Dead’ is coming to life

By Alondra Rojas

September 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Students in the makeup and costume department prepare to bring their horrifically fantastic ideas and creations to life for everyone to see at this semester's theater production of "Night of the Living Dead." The Moorpark College theater department will be putting on the 1960's classic this coming...

Local arts center hosts comedic event

Local arts center hosts comedic event

By Francisco Molina

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

For one night only, a local stand-up comedy show entitled "#Comedy" will take place at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. The Hillcrest Center for the Arts is a performance center in the city of Thousand Oaks that will be hosting the comedic event this Saturday, Sept. 17. This event is aimed for an...

Film and television legend to speak at Moorpark College

Film and television legend to speak at Moorpark College

By Andrew Mason

September 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

For one night only, a renowned film and television director, writer, and producer will come to Moorpark College to speak and answer any questions students may have about the industry. Emmy and ACE award winning Steve Binder, perhaps best known for his immense contributions to Elvis Presley's "The...

Mariachi opera mesmerizes audience

Mariachi opera mesmerizes audience

By Alondra Rojas

August 29, 2016


Filed under 50, Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

In celebration of 50 years of excellence, the Moorpark College Foundation hosted "El Bracero: A Mariachi Opera" on Friday, Aug. 26 in the Performing Arts Center."El Bracero" featuring Mariachi Agulias de Oxnard is a one-act performance set in the 1950s combining traditional mariachi, ballet folkloric...

Shakespearean classic fills the PAC with laughter

Shakespearean classic fills the PAC with laughter

By Emily Mireles

August 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Witty banter between characters alongside a classic, comedic storyline make William Shakespeare's "The Taming of The Shrew" a can’t-miss summer production.The Performing Arts Center's black box theatre entertained a full house during its Sunday, July 31 show as friends and family shuffled in to ...

Theatre goes classical for its summer performance

By Casey Ahern

June 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Moorpark College's theatre department presents William Shakespeare's "The Taming of The Shrew" in the Performing Art Center's Black Box from July 28 to Aug. 7.John Loprieno, interim dean of performing arts, said he was pleasantly surprised to have around 46 people audition, even though he cast 29 along ...

‘Music For A Sunday Afternoon:’ timeless, whimsical and angelic

‘Music For A Sunday Afternoon:’ timeless, whimsical and angelic

By Kristen Schulte

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

A splendid Sunday afternoon was shared with Moorpark College students and the community. The Wind Ensemble featuring Luis Zuniga on the saxophone delighted the crowd with their whimsical take on music ranging from the classics to Broadway tunes to even modern day masterpieces.Brendan McMullin, colle...

FTVM professors talk spring reflections and fall expansions

FTVM professors talk spring reflections and fall expansions

By America Castillo

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus

Teachers in the Film, Television and Media Department reflect on how spring semester has been and what they look forward to in the fall. Jason Beaton, FTVM instructor, has really enjoy the time he has spent with students and collegues this semester and believe they have a really good team."The students at Moor...

KMCJ keeps students up-to-date with live remotes

KMCJ keeps students up-to-date with live remotes

By Je’nyce Johnson, Guest writer

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus, Showcase

Moorpark College’s radio station KMCJ 101.5 has started something new. The Film, Television and Media department is conducting live remote broadcasts right here on campus. Jason Beaton, radio and audio faculty and a radio disk jockey for The Ranch country radio station in Simi Valley, teaches the...

Soulful jazz bounces off the walls of the PAC

Soulful jazz bounces off the walls of the PAC

By Emily Mireles

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

The Moorpark College jazz ensembles filled the room with beautiful, soulful sounds that echoed off the walls of the Performing Arts Center. Three different bands took turns wowing the audience with their professional performances and the audience members took notice, as they all tapped along to the sm...

Photography and art departments prepare for fall with exciting new elements

Photography and art departments prepare for fall with exciting new elements

By America Castillo

May 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus, Showcase

As the spring semester comes to an end, students and teachers reflect on some of the most memorable moments from this semester and what they are looking forward in the fall. Spring semester is always a time of transition as students transfer and move on, and relationships coalesce with a spirit of...

Graphics, Multimedia and Game Design end semester with hope and excitement toward fall

Graphics, Multimedia and Game Design end semester with hope and excitement toward fall

By Casey Ahern

May 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus

Not only is the spring 2016 semester coming to a close, but so is the 2015-16 school year and with that, different media and design departments both reminisce on this past semester and look forward to fall.Timothy Samoff, instructor of game design and multimedia, reflects on when the director of the US...