How have you communicated recently? Did you talk? Take a picture? Write a blog post? Create a website? God has designed mankind to be able to communicate, and He has given us a vast array of mediums through which we can communicate. Because communication is so important, Maranatha Baptist University has created a major to [Continue Reading...]
Maranatha will step out of the usual for this year’s spring dramatic production. Director Jeffrey Miller said the perspective provided by The Hiding Place is like nothing the College has done before. “This year’s play is a compelling story with strong, rich text, and punctuated humor throughout; yet it pictures the depth and starkness of [Continue Reading...]
Maranatha students who entered the gymnasium for chapel at the conclusion of spring break were surprised to discover that the west wall had been painted tan and the stage had a new decorative oak frame. It was a big project that had resulted in a big improvement. “Before, it was just a hole in the [Continue Reading...]
Maranatha just finished it’s ninth and final performance of the musical, Anne of Green Gables under the direction of Carol Senn Ruffin. The orchestra was conducted by Dr. David Brown. The cast, crew, and musicians received outstanding reviews from the community, special guests, the student body, and faculty and staff. According to the orchestra members, Maranatha’s [Continue Reading...]
The Maranatha stage crew has entered a video in a contest sponsored by ETC. The contest winner receives a $50,000 light board. The contest ends Feb. 21, so vote today! The popular vote counts for 40 percent of the video’s total score. You can watch the video below. OUR ETC from James Wright on Vimeo.
Maranatha graduates and former students are excelling in both professional careers and full time vocational ministry. The list of their accomplishments, and the variety of fields in which those accomplishments are taking place, might be “more than you expect.” Fraser Armstrong (’09) is a contracted actor for Sight and Sound in Branson, MO. His credits [Continue Reading...]
Two Maranatha students were recently featured in Lake County Baptist School’s production of Get Smart. The play, based on the iconic television series, featured senior Blaine Landowski as Maxwell Smart and sophomore Emily Rose as Agent 99 for two performances, one as a dinner theater, at the school in Waukegan, IL. Director Kady Debelak said [Continue Reading...]
Play directors at Maranatha often ask their technical director, Stage Manager James Wright, “How did you do that?” Recently, Wright needed to answer that same question for thousands of other people. “It was a pretty big honor,” Wright said of presenting some of his expertise during the 2011 United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s annual [Continue Reading...]