New works dance concert choreographed by Erick Kupers, Laura Renaud-Wilson, Edmer Lazaro, Frances Sedayao, Dorcas Sims and guest choreographer Margaret Jenkins.
Cal State Hayward’s Theatre and Dance Department will host the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Feb. 11 to 17. Schools from five states are scheduled to showcase their productions, compete for various awards and participate in workshops and seminars throughout the event.
A dance concert celebrating the life and art of Marcel Duchamp. There will be a variety of unique performances created by faculty choreographers Laura Renaud-Wilson, Laura Ellis, Nina Haft and Eric Kupers and also a guest choreographer, the renowned Margaret Jenkins.
A dance culmination concert by advanced students choreographed by Frances Duke, Edmer Lazaro, Frances Sedayao, and Dorcas Sims.
Alice’s adventures down a rabbit hole with the most eccentric of characters, the Mad Hatters, the Cheshire Cat, the Dormouse, the Ugly Duchess and the Queen of Hearts.
Of the 15,000 children who passed through the ghetto of Terenin in the hills outside Prague, only 100 survived Nazi genocide. Artwork and poetry made by the children was discovered ten years after the war and combined in a collection entitled “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” This play is based on that collection.
This spicy battle of the sexes, in which the canny Petruchio “tames” Katharina the town shrew, gets a new twist. This revisionist, feminist version is set in modern Italy.
The rags to riches story of a mistreated young girl who, with the help of a fairy godmother, is transformed into the belle of the prince’s ball. But in this case it is the qualities and not the clothes that win Prince Charming’s heart.
The backdrop of America in the 1920’s, the era of prohibition, is the perfect setting for the Bard’s play, which includes keystone cops and comic gangsters, corrupt politicians and unenforceable laws.
This Musical fable of love and enchantment features some of the theatre’s most beautiful songs including “Soon it’s gonna rain” and “try to remember.”
Medea forsakes family, inheritance, community and culture for the love of a man who betrays her. A contemporary look at Euripides’ classic tragedy of jealousy and revenge.
Internet2 is a consortium being led by over 190 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies. CSUH, UC Irvine, and USC, will be providing the “motion capture” portion of the evening. Dancers in both Hayward and Los Angeles will be videoed and computer analysis of the motion will be done. That information will be used for control of music and sounds. A story will be adapted from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar portrayed in dance, music, and internet streaming audio and video.
A farcically brilliant and funny dissention of marriage and the family in contemporary America, by our theatre’s master satirist, Christopher Durang.
The timeless tale of the miserly Scrooge and his heartwarming transformation one Christmas Eve.