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The show must go on for the performing arts during COVID-19

Erin Schuster, Contributor May 5, 2021

The performing arts at Madison College are integral to the creativity and expression of students on campus. Unfortunately, this program has experienced significant setbacks due to regulations caused by...

Plans for the Performing Arts 

Kaleia Lawrence, Opinion Editor October 28, 2020

Shifting Performing Arts at Madison College to the online world wasn’t easy. However, it was the students and the faculty that made the experience something special.   “At first, it was...

Madison College sent a group of students to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Milwaukee.

Drama students hone their craft in Milwaukee

Elliott Puckette, Arts Editor January 19, 2016

Thousands of drama enthusiasts flooded the campus of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee between Jan. 5-9. The halls, previously empty in the chill of winter break, buzzed as theater students of all...

Bone Dance stood out in many ways

Josh Zytkiewicz, Managing Editor November 10, 2015

If you didn’t see “Bone Dance” the last two weekends, you really missed out. Madison College Performing Arts presented “Bone Dance” as this semesters production. Created by Jeffrey Herbst and...

Say what? College staff part of show at The Brink

Stephanie Riedel, Staff Writer October 27, 2015

We all know the “that’s what she said!” joke, where you use the punchline to turn any innocent comment into a sexual innuendo and everyone laughs. Or, more likely, they don’t. In Madison, however,...

Romeo and Juliet

A new take on ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Marisa Comeau-Kerege, News Editor January 21, 2015

We’ve all heard the story; star crossed lovers, society’s effects on young love, and the loss of life in the name of love.  The words of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet have been captured in many...

The many stages of awesome

Alison Malek, Staff Writer September 19, 2014

Looking for a way to get involved at Madison College?  Love to act or work behind the scenes in a theatre? If so, here’s your opportunity. Madison College offers astounding Performing Arts programs....

Dog Sees God: Play brings edgy twist to popular comic strip

Andrea DeBauche, Arts Editor February 19, 2014

Looking for a little entertainment on campus? “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” is Madison College’s spring production, with an original and interesting premise. The classic Peanuts...

Performing Arts

Performing Arts to open busy year

Carolyn Kendall, Social Media Editor October 24, 2013

Madison College Performing Arts has a busy year planned, starting with the play “Almost Maine” and concluding with some student showcases at the end of the spring semester. In between, the theater...

Exploring performing arts

Exploring performing arts

Muhammed Kusuma, Clarion Staff Writer September 13, 2011

I ran to the library after reading about The Red Badge of Courage audition time. It happened after WolfPack Welcome at Truax. I asked to the staff for a copy of the script and I scanned it. Thirty-one...

Campus Updates

Clarion staff June 28, 2011

New Partnership Fusion Science Theater and Truax campus present “That’s the way the Ball Bounces” and “The Burning Question” on April 30 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Studio Theater Room 206....

Little Shop of Horrors: Puppets, animated troupe brings musical to life

Linda Conohan, Staff Writer February 9, 2011

The Madison Area Technical College Performing Arts interpretation of the “Little Shop of Horrors,” directed by Robin Fonfara, opened Friday, Feb. 4. “Little Shop of Horrors” is a dark comedic musical...

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