Theatre and COVID-19

“The New Normal” Brings COVID-19 Struggles To The Stage

Nov 11, 2020
Submitted by Jeff Baustert

The cast and crew of “The New Normal” decided to embrace COVID-19 in their production, instead of letting it take away from the performance.

According to Kitt Lavoie, assistant professor of theatre: acting and directing and director of “The New Normal,” the production team decided they didn’t want to shy away from the challenges COVID-19 presented them, so they incorporated their own problems as the characters’.

River Campus Debuts Livestream Option For “Bring It On: The Musical”

Aug 21, 2020
Photo by: Sophia Davis - Southeast Arrow

Students and faculty in the Holland College of Arts and Media have collaborated to offer livestreamed performances as a supplement to limited space in the theater due to the pandemic.

“Bring It On: The Musical” (“Bring It On”) is based loosely on the “Bring It On” film released in 2001. Southeast’s River Campus performed the musical from Aug. 6-8 and Aug. 12-15 at the Bedell Performance Hall. Seating space is limited to allow for social distancing.