SBVC Theatre Returns in Person for Fall Production
The San Bernardino Valley College Theatre Arts program made a triumphant return to in-person shows for its fall production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The campus community gathered in the historic Auditorium to join Charlie Bucket in his adventurous tour of Willy Wonka’s world-famous Chocolate Factory. The students, portraying classic characters like Augustus Gloop and Veruca Salt, wore masks on stage and continued to socially distance. Melinda Fogle, director of the playa and Theatre Arts professor, was featured on KVCR’s “Lifestyles with Lillian Vasquez” to discuss the production. She was joined by SBVC theatre student Saige Azaria, who was cast in the lead role of Willy Wonka and shared her excitement to be playing such an iconic character as a female. “This has been a dream role of mine ever since I was a little girl,” Azaria said in her interview.