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November 7, 2017 > CSU Ferguson spotlights racial issues and oppression

CSU Ferguson spotlights racial issues and oppression

Cal State East BayÕs Theatre and Dance Department will kick off the departmentÕs 2017/2018 season with ÒCSU Ferguson,Ó a production focusing on racial issues and exploring how all oppression is interrelated.

Performances begin Friday, November 10 and are comprised of music, spoken word pieces, poems, and skits. Students and alumni from CSUEB will share their own dramatic/comedic testimonies of survival, perseverance, and resilience. These pieces will focus on areas of race, cultural and sexual identity, interpersonal relationships, mental health, sexual assault, abuse, and the empowerment of women.

After the performance, there will be an opportunity for a community response circle during which audience members will be invited to voice their reactions, concerns, philosophies, and beliefs.

Performances will be held November 10, 11, 17, 18, and 19 in the University Theatre. For more information about the production, contact the Department of Theatre and Dance at (510) 885-3118. Tickets are available online, but will also be on sale at the box office one hour before show time. Group rates and discounts are available.


CSU Ferguson
Friday, Nov 10 Ð Sunday, Nov 19
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov 19 at 2:00 p.m.
California State University, East Bay
University Theatre
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward
(510) 885-3118
www.csueastbay.edu
Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 discount, $5 CSUEB students

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