As part of the Professor for a Day event, CSUSB Alumnus Danny Bilson talks about his successes in the theater industry and his contribution to Da 5 Bloods, which will premier on Netflix on June 12. Graduating from CSUSB in 1978 with a BA in theater, Bilson co-wrote The Rocketeer with his writing partner Paul De Meo, co-produced the Sims, was Executive Creative Director for Electronic Arts (EA), and is now a professor and Interactive Media and Games Division Chair at University of Southern California (USC). As for his contributions to Da 5 Bloods, Bilson and De Meo wrote the original screenplay which was later adapted by director Spike Lee. “The story of Da 5 Bloods came from San … [Read more...] about CSUSB alumnus co-writes Netflix film
Interested in on campus entertainment? Many CSUSB departments are hosting events around campus right now, but perhaps one of the most popular as of late is the plays and performances being hosted by the Theater Arts department and collection of performers involved with the department. They provide great productions and forms of entertainment to all of us on campus as well as the public surrounding our campus. Department Chair and Director of the campus Theatre Arts Terry Smith said, "We have a small theater and it requires us to be very innovative about how we design our productions." He explained how the audience sees people on 3 sides of the stage, but that the actors perform with … [Read more...] about Can CSUSB theater pique your interest?
By Dalal Museitef |Staff Writer| The students of CSUSB filled the stage to perform “The Three Musketeers,” a tale of a young aspiring musketeer who travels to Paris in pursuit of becoming the fourth Musketeer. In the Theater of Arts building on Nov. 20, students reenacted the successful novel written by Alexandre Dumas in the 17th century, and had a packed audience to hear the famous phrase, “All for one and one for all.” The theater ushers led me to my seat, which added an air of professionalism to the performance. Sophomore Kevin Dallas played the lead role of D’Artaganan, and shared dozens of smooches on stage that had the audience “Ohhing and Ahhing.” “The kissing scenes … [Read more...] about “The Three Musketeers” puts on a bloody good show