Experimental Theatre Company

theatre arts

Mr. Marmalade

ETC is a student-generated group laboratory experience in the selection, rehearsal, and production of a theatre production for public performance. ETC strives to provide dedicated students from all artistic sectors of the university community with an atmosphere that fosters artistically challenging collaborative work. 

ETC is governed by a student board (elected by fellow theatre majors) and a faculty advisor. Recent productions have included Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage BlockheadDen of Thieves, And Then There Were None, Vanities, Mr. Marmalade, 4000 miles, Flowers for Algernon, Undergrad, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Book of Liz, and Sunday on the Rocks.

10-Minute Originals

Friday, November 12 @ 4:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m
Saturday, November 13 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 14 @ 2:00 p.m
Lab School 101 Theater on campus.

General admission: $5
Purchase Online OR
At the door, cash only.
The production is intended only for mature audiences. Children under 12 are not permitted.

“The Play Formerly Known as ‘Bread’” | written and directed by Ethan Magill
Having just gone through a rough breakup, Jade grapples with moving on from her ex-boyfriend through tubs of ice cream. All is revealed when Jade finds her roommate, Miranda’s, phone on the floor…

“OUT LOUD” | written by Sunshine de Castro and directed by Ethan Magill
Set in a San Francisco apartment, this lighthearted comedy centers around Mara, a young woman who grapples with coming out to her parents. With help from her girlfriend and best friend, they work together to get her out of her comfort zone and the closet.

“Bus Stop”  | written and directed by Santiago Batista, edited by Duncan Hoge and Alexis Chavez
You never know who you might run into at a bus stop! What starts out as a normal day for our protagonist whirlwinds into quirky chaos and laughs.

“Hombres Verdaderos: Part 1” written by alumna Alexis Macedo and directed by Carlos Sanchez
Anything can happen before Mamá calls for dinner. Until then, the masked "EL NIÑO RÁPIDO" takes to the ring before a crowd of adoring fans! But, as a fatal blow smacks our tearful little luchador out of his fantasy, a voice from beyond reminds him of the harmful reality that "hombres verdaderos, no lloran."

Where to buy tickets:

At the Box Office (Speech Arts Building)
M-F 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Online by clicking here.

Have more questions?
Call: 559.278.2216
Email: universitytheatre@csufresno.edu