Culture Crossing 2007

The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures presents an evening of student performances bridging cultures through dance, music, spoken word, and video.

Friday, June 01, 2007
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Glorya Kaufman Dance Theater
120 Westwood Plaza
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

FYI -- info forwarded from Sheetal Gandhi -

Sheetal drummed and sang at the AAA conference this past Friday, May 25, and she did an amazing job performing the Mani rhythms of the Dagomba from northern Ghana. 

An evening of works exploring the creative potential on interpersonal communication and hybridity through dance, theater, video and spoken word, featuring UCLA WAC students:

Sheer Energy
Choreography: Sheetal Gandhi
Dancers: Sheetal Gandhi, Jena McRae, Allison Gray, Jonathan Corps

City Out of Its Mind
Spoken Text and Performance: Bobby Gordon & Maeven McGovern

monster: portrait I
Choreography: Rebecca Pappas
Music: Eyvind Kang; Dancer: Harmony Bench

Choreography: Waewdao Sirisook; Dancers: Waewdao Sirisook and Kaori Isaka

-Intermission-please join us during intermission and/or following the performance next door in the Amber Studio for:

Trace by handrolled productions
Editing: Cari Ann Shim Sham* and Rachael Lincoln
Direction and choreography: Leslie Seiters and Rachael Lincoln
Cinematography by: Ron Estes

-End of Intermission-

Black, Blue and Gray (working title)
Choreography and Performance: Kaitlin Guerra Shaner & Kawan Mitchell
Spoken Text: Maeven McGovern

Are You For Real?
Video by Cari Ann Shim Sham* and Kyle Ruddick
A feminist perspective of the workaholic pace of American Society

“If only...just maybe...perhaps right...”
Writer/Director/Performer: Justin Streichman

Hypothetically She would Find Her Here (Excerpt)
Creation and Performance: Rachael Lincoln and Leslie Seiters

Seating is first come, first served. There will be a reception downstairs in the Rainbow Lounge immediately following the performances.

Cost : Free and open to the public; parking is available in lot 4 for $8.

UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures310-825-3951

Sponsor(s): , World Arts & Cultures/Dance