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 - sheetalngandhi@yahoo.com

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. 
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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

String?
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

Special Instructions

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.

For more information please contact:

UCLA Department of World Arts and CulturesTel: 310-825-3951

www.wac.ucla.edu


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