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Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way

2019-12-12 @ 11:30 am - 8:30 pm EST

Ramapo College’s “Exploring Issues Through Performance” First Year Seminar joins with the global initiative Climate Change Theatre Action to present “Lighting the Way,” an evening of short eco play readings and performances.

Additional events include a workshop with the co-founder of CCTA, playwright Chantal Bilodeau, who will also offer a lunchtime talk and presentation about her work as a theatre artist and activist. All are welcome to attend these free events which aim to create community and illuminate the path towards climate justice.

 

9:55-11:20 am BC216 – First Year Seminar classroom presentation:

Madeline Sayet – BLOOD ON THE LEAVES
Katie Pearl – THE EARTH’S BLUE HEART
Mary Kathryn Nagle – AMERICA’S FIRST ENVIRONMENTALISTS
Alister Emerson – SIX POLAR BEARS FELL OUT OF THE SKY THIS MORNING
Lana Nasser – THE BUTTERFLY THAT PERSISTED

 

11:20-1:00pm BC216 – Open Basic Acting Class Workshop with Chantal Bilodeau

 

1:10-2:15pm The York Room – Chantal Bilodeau, artist and activist, will discuss her work and initiatives: Climate Change Theatre Action, The Arctic Cycle, Artists and Climate Change Incubators, and more!

 

6:30-8:30pm The Adler Theater – “Lighting the Way” – play readings and performances. With special guests Ashwani Vasishth, Chuck Stead, Harriet Shugarman, Chantal Bilodeau, and Michael Edelstein.

Marcus Youssef – DUST
Caridad Svich – A LETTER FROM THE OCEAN
Vitor Jatobá – FAILED EXPERIMENT
Sunny Drake – ABSOLUTELY NOTHING OF ANY MEANING
Jordan Hall – THE DONATION
Chantal Bilodeau – IT STARTS WITH ME

 

Venue

The Berrie Center at Ramapo College of NJ
505 Ramapo Valley Rd
Mahwah, NJ 07430 United States
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Website:
https://www.ramapo.edu/berriecenter/