TACIT, as Theater Arts at Caltech is familiarly known, typically prepares and performs two or three plays each academic year. Recent productions include Alice Through The Wormhole, Dr. Keeling's Curve, Rent, and Gobble Up Stories.
Members of the Caltech community have the opportunity to learn all aspects of the theatrical craft—acting, stage crew, set construction, wardrobe, light and sound operation, properties, house management, and publicity—and to work with professionals in areas of theater design: set, light, sound, costume, and music. This is a hands-on approach, not classroom theory. It also provides an appreciation of the theatrical literature and exposure to the literature of many languages (in translation).
Friday, February 24, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 26, 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Friday March 3, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 4, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday April 22 (Earth Day), 7:00 p.m.
Vavilov's Garden by Mark Eckard
food truck/coffee/desserts, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
post-show panel discussion, 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday April 30, 5:00 p.m.
Somber Science by Matilde Marcolli (faculty)
a play about the difficult alchemy of scientific collaboration and mentoring, the pitfalls of narcissism, and the beauty of science
Faustus PhD by Mark Kozlowski (graduate student)
Caltech Student-Written Play
Friday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7, 2:30 p.m.
Fame, fortune, and a Nobel prize at 35! A comedy about selling your soul for science.
Friday, June 9, 7:30 p.m.