UP's Mozart Production Underscores Need for More Support of Campus Theater

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UP's Mozart Production Underscores Need for More Support of Campus Theater


Campus theater has always been among the best training grounds for many. It not only hones the young to be confident about themselves; it also milks them of their creative juices in more ways than an entire disciplinary program can.The UP College of Music's student opera production of Mozart's The Magic Flute is a case in point.It did not cause discomfiture to see student actors braving a rendition of Mozart's last opus with what was palpably a shoestring budget, much of it apparently drawn from personal purses. Because allowances from parents saw the production through to a certain extent, it can be rightly said that ''The Magic Flute'' was a co-production of the university and parents. What the production lacked in theatrical adjuncts, it more than made up for in the creativity and talent departments.PAUPER'S BUDGETStage director Alegria Ferrer knows how to perform wonders with a pauper's budget by summoning the best out of her thespians. Fire and passion were the order of the night and Ferrer made certain they surfaced. This particular feat is rare in campus theater, considering the difficulty in jibing one another's academic schedules.From experience, we discovered that no matter how diverse the actors' and production crew's schedules were, a miracle always unfolded come technical rehearsal performance night. Cramming for exams is no different. University theater production and boning for big exams require the same amount of adrenalin pumping. Years of campus life have trained students to excel in both.Ferrer, in directing a large cast, tried to don a hawk's' eye, meticulously poring over details. …

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