“We Got This: Art in the Time of the Pandemic” is on display at LBX, featuring pieces of art that center around life during the coronavirus pandemic.
Fine & Performing Arts
Articles in this category should be related to fine and performing arts both on and off campus. Art forms that fall under fine arts include: painting, sculpting, woodwork, drawing, etc. Performing arts include: dancing, chorus, theatre, orchestra, etc. Content that can go in this category can include but is not limited to advances for performances or art galleries, reviews on shows, performance coverage, etc.
As CSULB offers more in-person classes for fall 2021, Bob Cole Conservatory of Music and the Film and Electronic Arts Department share more about what students may have access to next semester beyond in-person instruction.
Makeup artists, costume designers and set designers are just some of the members of technical theater, who like actors, have had less in-person productions to take part in due to the coronavirus pandemic. But for some CSULB students, the loss brings new lessons.
A look at three upcoming productions by Theatre Threshold at CSULB, including two original productions and an adaptation of a musical that premiered in the form of a podcast.
Annual virtual exhibition hosted at CSULB for Master of Fine Arts students opens up to students across California
Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts annual exhibition is hosted by the Fine Arts Roundtable, a student organization, and is a weeklong event for artists to engage with their peers work in CSULB art galleries. In 2021, the exhibition not only went virtual, it expanded to students across California for the first time.
Feminist Theatre Makers at Long Beach State advocate for change in theatre arts and celebrate feminism
The student organization Feminist Theatre Makers discuss how feminism is intersectional and address longstanding problems within the theatre arts department at CSULB and around the world.
Rebecca Lemme, the co-coordinator of the BFA program for dance at CSULB, directs an all virtual performance with her outside dance studio, CSULB alumni and students.
The first Long Beach Black Dance Festival started on Aug. 9, a week-long event created by The CRay Project for the Black community to celebrate their work as dancers and performers on a stage of their own, highlighting how dance is an artform that can be used to educate and make powerful statements.
Three students from the College of the Arts explain how virtual learning worked for them last semester, how it challenged them this summer and their hopes for fall semester despite new teaching conditions.
The transition to virtual learning amid national conversations about racism has challenged the Department of Dance at CSULB to create a more accessible and equitable department for the years to come.