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Climate Change Theatre Action Symposium
2017-10-21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
An afternoon of short plays and panel discussions about climate change. Some of the plays will have been rehearsed for weeks, and some will be rehearsed on the day of the event. The panels are: Religion and the Environment, The Effects of Climate Change, Climate Change Legislation, and What Can I Do? Each panel will be about 15 minutes long.
A reception in the lobby will follow the performances/presentations.
Attendees are asked to bring donations towards hurricane relief, organized through Student Volunteer Services. We are also organizing a petition in support of recycling efforts on campus.
The following plays will be presented as workshop productions:
Chantal Bilodeau, HOMO SAPIENS
Philip Braithwaite, SWING AMONG THE STARS
David Geary, SCIENCE IS DEAD!
Jordan Hall, RUBE GOLDBERG DEVICE FOR THE GENERATION OF HOPE
Marcia Johnson, SINGLE USE
Elyne Quan, POND LIFE
Elspeth Tilley, THE PENGUINS
An additional play will be presented as a staged reading:
Caridad Svich, THIS
Lesley Preston and Miriam Ragland, Theatre Department
Rachel Pigg, Biology Department
Erin McAdams, Political Science Department
Bob Bryant, Religion Department
Rachel Parsons-Wells, College Chaplain and Director of Student Volunteer Services.
Ben Wilkins, Greenhose (student recycling group)
Jonathan Turnley, SEE (Students for Environmental Education)
MaryBeth Schaffner, Guest Director