There is no other way to cap off the season than to showcase a Gawad Ustetika winning entry and a Rector’s Literary Awardee both written by AA members. Insomnia, a production anchored on the concept of creative storytelling, moved its audience by portraying “sleeplessness” as a concept that can be both celebrated and denied. Directed by… Read More Insomnia: Capping off S36 through creative storytelling
Written by visionary and Gawad Ustetika winning writers John Michael Pena, Miko Jan Portes, and Rani Mae Aberin, S36’s first minor production surely captured the hearts, minds, and wits of its audience through endless punchlines and a much darker outlying theme. The Groundbreaking, the Heartpounding, the Explosive New Musical: Bomba! (Yes, it’s a musical) takes viewers… Read More Revisiting Bomba!
Opening the second half of the season by teaching a theatre concept, this year’s Juniors’ Theatre Literacy Program (JTLP) featured the use of lights as a tool to improve and set a production’s mood and ambiance. Spearheaded by Johan Christian Centeno and Jozza Krizia Melle Landicho as the director and production manager respectively, Stoplight showcased… Read More Stoplight: JTLP 2017
After the good critical reception received by the Seniors’ Theater Literacy Program (STLP) Hating Gabi, Artistang Artlets (AA) produced another fulfilling, fun-filled, resonating production which features a conquest of love, friendship, sacrifice, and the fulfillment of dreams. S36’s Major Production, Si Maria Isabella at ang Guryon ng mga Tala (SMIGT) features the dynamic storyline that tells the adventure… Read More SMIGT: The pursuit of happiness and happiness in pursuit
The world of video games has never been explored the way this season’s Awards’ Night team did. Game Over, written by Diane Gundaya, directed by Lloyd Opalec and produced by Ryah Sunday Carreon, featured the colorful world of gaming merging it with reality or the human world. It was staged last Oct. 1 at the rooftop… Read More Game Over: S36 Awards’ Night
To teach its apprentices more about the theatre world, this year’s Apprentice Showcase, titled Taya-tayaan, introduced the concept of site-specific theatre. Each production house applied proper aspect-management and devising in their performances. The S36 Apprentice Showcase was held last Sept. 29, with different continuous schedules of performances for these different productions. Numerous Thomasians flocked at the apprentices’… Read More Taya-tayaan: S36 Apprentice Showcase
For its season opener, S36’s Seniors’ Theater Literacy Program (STLP), featured astonishing production design, technical design, and uplifted true standards of acting. “Hating Gabi” directed by former Ustetika winners Miko Jan Portes and Rani Mae Aberin and produced by Benigno Antonio Gesmundo, taught the concepts of stylized and realistic approaches in theatre. The stylized approach is composed of unrealistic executions: in… Read More Hating Gabi: A feast for the eyes and soul