We acknowledge that our department and the CSUEB campus is on the ancestral land
of the Yrgin Chochenyo Ohlone People. We pay respects to the Ohlone people, past,
present, and future.
We invite you to reflect on the history of the lands and waterways we are all privileged to gather on. We also invite you to reflect on the legacies of colonization embedded within the technologies we use—how some pieces of technology are not available in many poor, marginalized and Indigenous communities, and how many of our technologies leave a carbon footprint that disproportionally affect poor, marginalized, and Indigenous communities. We invite everyone to take some time to consider our roles in reconciliation, decolonization and allyship.
To learn more about this land and how to directly support Ohlone people by paying a Shuumi Land Tax: https://sogoreate-landtrust.org/
The Theatre and Dance Department has a performance-oriented program offering undergraduate students, unparalleled opportunity to perform in major department productions beginning in their first year. Our campus is the most diverse in the entire CSU system and we have one of the most innovative theatre and dance curriculums in the state.
Former students work professionally and hold teaching positions locally and across the nation in Acting, Dance, Technical Theater, Design and Stage Management.
Welcome to Cal State East Bay, where your journey to becoming a Theatre or Dance teacher is ready to take off!
Are you a teaching artist excited to train the next generation of performing artists?
Are you tired of seeing talent, creativity and drive dampened by lack of opportunity or access?
Do you believe in the power of public education?
Then join us! We are looking for teachers like you.
To find out more about our Dance and Theatre Credential Program go to our page.Find out more about our Single Subject Teaching Credential
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST
University Theatre Lobby and Courtyard, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Center for Disability Justice Research Launch Party with AXIS Dance Company and special guests. Performances, refreshments, and networking for Disability Justice Culture-Building at CSUEB
University Theatre Lobby and Courtyard, 7:00 – 8:30 pm: Danza Azteca with Calpulli Ome-Tekpatl: An introduction to Danza Azteca, for people of all abilities and levels of experience. Come dance, drum, witness, and enjoy this powerful community-dance-prayer practice
University Theatre Lobby and Courtyard 8:30 – 9:00 pm: Inclusive Jewish Dance Shabbat Ceremony with Bruce Bierman
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22ND
Parking Lot J 10am: From Lot J to the Music Building: Jaago (Wake-up) Procession led by SNJV and friends
Outdoor stage across from Music Building 10:10 am – 12:00 pm: Multicultural Performances featuring: Saraswathy Lakshmivaraham, IIE Taiko, the Wandering Ensemble, Face Reveal, the CSUEB Dolls, and more
PE 140, Dance Studio 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Multi-Cultural Workshops: Mohiniyattam with Saraswathy Lakshmivaraham
PE 140, Dance Studio 1:10 – 3:10 pm: Dancing Away From Oppression-A Partnership Between Movement and Drama Therapy with Stephen Breithaupt
PE 140, Dance Studio 3:20 – 4:20 pm: Bhangra with Ashmita Tank
PE 140, Dance Studio 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Dance Like a Doll with Kyle Wallace-Jordan
Studio Theatre, 6:00 – 7:00 pm: Bharata Natyam Performance with Jayanthi Balachandran and collaborators
Studio Theatre, 7:15 – 8:15pm: Earthling (Bharata Natyam performance and a panel discussion on “Gender and the Divine” by Bruce Bierman, Supratim Tulukdar, and guests)
Studio Theatre 8:30 – 9:00 pm: Dance Party with DJ Anik Bapna
MONDAY, OCTOBER 24TH
Zoom 1:00 – 2:30 pm: Ask an Able-Bodied Art Promoter: A workshop led by Jacob Lesner-Buxton and Colleagues, bringing together art lovers and artists with disabilities to ask questions of people who help bring art to the public. Questions will be focused on their assumptions about audience members with disabilities, the balance between needing to make money versus creating inclusive programs, and the ethics of booking artists with disabilities year after year at inaccessible venues. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for zoom link
Zoom 2:30 – 4:30pm: Workshops and Panel Discussions TBA (stay tuned for details and let us know if you’d like to offer an online event during this time)
Zoom 4:30 – 6:00 pm: Open meeting for the CSUEB Disability Justice Working Group: Come check out this dynamic group of CSUEB faculty, staff, students, and community members: Learn about the group’s work, network with activists, and debrief about the 2022 Festival. Email email@example.com for zoom link.
For more information, please visit: http://www.dandeliondancetheater.org/inclusive-performance-festival