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Photo by Krister Strandskov, courtesy DMACC Theatre.

“The Turn of the Screw” has twists and turns

October 15, 2021 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

The DMACC Ankeny Theater performed “The Turn of the Screw” six days in October. The play was written by Jeffrey Hatcher from the story by Henry James. It is directed by Carmen McDermott. The performances are free to attend and watch and held in building five in the Black BoxRead More

Could you survive these Haunted Attractions?

Could you survive these Haunted Attractions?

October 1, 2021 at 11:28 am 0 comments

The Slaughterhouse: It’s a personal favorite and each year has something new to offer! The slaughterhouse reenacts the bone-chilling story of a family based out of the book, “The Biggs: A Family Affair: A Tell-All Account of America’s Most Heinous Cannibals.” Staff will be taking COVID safety measures as directedRead More

2020 Bingo ensamble, from left to right: Faruk Garibovic, Adam Horton, Kaylynn Bousman, Jessica Katzung, JaKharri McKinney

Students share their pandemic stories in “2020 Bingo”

March 26, 2021 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

This spring, the DMACC Ankeny Theatre program performed “2020 Bingo,” a devised theater piece, a form of creative collaborative theater that is developed entirely by the cast and crew. The performance featured stories inspired by the lives of the diverse 10-person cast and crew during the pandemic the past year.  Read More

Godzilla vs Kong Prediction

Godzilla vs Kong Prediction

February 10, 2021 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

When it comes to movies there is one genre that serves as my guilty pleasure: monster movies. Even though I know they’re usually terrible, there’s something about watching giant monsters destroy cities and beat each other up that makes me happy.  In my opinion, these movies are at their bestRead More

Iowa Basketball’s Fast Start to the 2020-21 Season

Iowa Basketball’s Fast Start to the 2020-21 Season

December 11, 2020 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

The Hawkeyes are off to a fast start this season in basketball with a 4-0 record and sit at number three on the AP Poll and number three in the Coaches Poll. Iowa has been lights out in every performance so far this season beating every team by 27 pointsRead More

The psychology behind “Among Us,” surprise video game hit of 2020

The psychology behind “Among Us,” surprise video game hit of 2020

November 17, 2020 at 7:35 am 0 comments

What is “Among Us”? By Drew Rinehart Murder, mystery, task, and intelligence. You may be thinking this is the storyline of a Sherlock Holmes movie, but you’d be wrong. This is the plot of the biggest game of 2020, “Among Us.” “Among Us” is a PC and mobile multiplayer gameRead More

Phasmophobia Review

Phasmophobia Review

October 14, 2020 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

Phasmophobia has come from nowhere to become one of the biggest games streaming on Twitch and sold on Steam. It is always in the top 20 “most watched” and “most played” at any given time on their respective platforms. Phasmophobia is a four player cooperative ghost hunting horror game developedRead More

To act or not to act- theatre in the age of COVID-19

To act or not to act- theatre in the age of COVID-19

October 14, 2020 at 11:55 am 0 comments

With COVID-19, many classes and extracurricular activities are finding different methods to engage students. Carl Lindberg, program chair of theatre at the Ankeny campus, has done just that by using Zoom for auditions, rehearsals, and putting on plays.  Last summer, the Theatre Department put on a four-part radio play. ForRead More