South Texas College Theatre goes into the wild with The Jungle Book

South Texas College Theatre enters the wilderness with their November 2016 production of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, adapted by Greg Banks, which will run from Nov 17-19 at 8 p.m.. There will also be a Sunday matinee on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at STC’s Cooper Center for Communication Arts Main Stage, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. In this new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story, a child lost in the jungle is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. In this fast-paced retelling, the rambunctious and … Read More …

Student of the Week: Erick Torres

From an early age, Erick Torres’ family has always inspired him to do better. The priority, Torres said, was to always work harder, and strive to be someone in life. Today, Erick is a teacher in the making at South Texas College. A 2014 graduate of La Joya High School, Torres, 19, says he’s majoring in Drama but one day hopes to inspire students the way his parents inspired him. Professors at STC say the caliber and quality of work he produces for the drama department is exceptional. Erick is someone who is always sought after because of his work ethic and personality. In the past … Read More …

STC Theatre opens their 7th season with The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

South Texas College Theatre kicks off their seventh season this month with its production of Jethro Compton’s adaptation of Dorothy M. Johnson’s short story The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. The production will run from Oct. 20-22 at 8 p.m., and will include a matinee at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23. Performances will take place at STC’s Copper Center for Communication Arts Black Box Studio Theatre located at 1301 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. Set in the Wild West in 1890, a young scholar from New York City in search of a new life arrives beaten and half dead on the dusty streets of Two Trees. Upon … Read More …

South Texas College Theatre set to hold auditions for The Jungle Book

South Texas College Theatre will hold auditions for its November 2016 production of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, adapted by Greg Banks, on Sept. 20 – 21, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the South Texas College Cooper Center for Communication Arts, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. All STC and Rio Grande Valley community members, ages 18 and over, are welcome to audition. In this new adaptation of the beloved Rudyard Kipling story, a child is lost in the jungle is adopted by Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the panther, and all the beasts who call the mysterious wilderness home. In … Read More …

“Through Mud and Glass” presented by Art Department, Sept. 12 – Oct. 20, 2016

The South Texas College Art Department presents “Through Mud and Glass” an art exhibition featuring works by artist, Mack Gingles. The exhibit opens Monday, September 12, and will be available to view Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until October 20, 2016, at the South Texas College Art Gallery located on the Pecan Campus, building B-103. Mack Gingles was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, The compulsion to draw emerged right away and was embraced by a house full of people who draw. The desire to paint most likely began with coursework pursuant to his first degree in Graphic … Read More …

South Texas College Theatre begins fifth production season with The Boys Next Door

South Texas College Theatre kicks off their fifth production season with the October 2014 production of Tom Griffin’s The Boys Next Door. The production will run from Oct. 16-18 at 8 p.m., including a Sunday, Oct. 19 matinee at 2 p.m., at STC's Cooper Center for the Communication Arts Black Box Theater, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. The Boys Next Door takes place in a communal residence in a New England city, where four mentally disabled men live under the supervision of an earnest, but increasingly burned out young social worker named Jack. Norman, who works in a doughnut … Read More …

STC Theatre to conclude summer production with South Texas premiere of McAllen native Tanya Saracho’s El Nogalar

South Texas College Theatre will bring the 2013 summer production to a close with the South Texas premiere of El Nogalar by McAllen native Tanya Saracho. The production will run from June 27 – 29 at 8 p.m., with a Sunday Matinee on June 30 at 2 p.m., at the STC Pecan Campus Cooper Center for Communication Arts Main Stage, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. General admission is $5. El Nogalar is a retelling of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. The play tells the story of the Galván family as they return home to Mexico after many years in the U.S. With the rise of drug cartels, the … Read More …

STC Theatre announces auditions for February production of ‘A Doll’s House’

South Texas College Theatre will begin to prepare for the February production of A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen with a call for auditions Dec. 11-12, 2012 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the STC Cooper Center for the Communication Arts, located at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. The auditions are open to all STC and Valley community members 18 and over. Callbacks will be held Dec. 13, 2012 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the same time and location. Nora Helmer is a vibrant young housewife, who nonetheless suffers from a crippling dependency on her husband of eight years. Her husband, Torvald, has always done … Read More …