Zellerbach Room 170, Bancroft Studio, Zellerbach Playhouse
- Saturday, April 21, 2018
- 10:00 AM -9:00 PM
The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies invites you to watch four short presentations of new plays generated from embodied research. Undergraduate Theater and Performance Majors will present 6-8-minute selections from their original dramatic works, and share their playwriting processes. These Honors Project pieces explore bi-racial identity, homelessness, alcoholism, and cross-cultural education. Followed by Q&A.
Demonstration and Information Session: UC Berkeley Dance Program
Students in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies’s “Intermediate Modern Dance” class share movement combinations and choreography, followed by a Q&A session about TDPS with Department Chair Lisa Wymore.
Information Session: Dance the Bay (Student Run Dance Organization)
Meet core members of this exciting student-led dance group as they share their mission to promote dance through teaching youth, community outreach, and performance. They will also discuss how they became an Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) sponsored group and what that means.
Staged Reading of the play BARCODE, presented by The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies
Join us for excerpts from BarCode, a new play by undergraduate TDPS student Lila Mullins that wittily explores bartending culture and relationships, informed by a decade of firsthand experience. Lila will also discuss the research and creative process that went into this Honors project, from surveying bartenders to researching the psycho-social-addictive pull that a bar has on its patrons.
50 free tickets to the TDPS performance of THE DREAM OF KITAMURA
When Lord Rosanjin dreams the demon Kitamura is coming to kill him, he hires two bodyguards as defense against his hallucinations—but are they who they appear? Award-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda weaves a mythic fever dream of how love kills love. 50 tickets available, first come first served, at the box office beginning at 7pm. Limit 1 per person.