Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Information Session: “Okinawa Field Trip”
with Prof. Natsu Onoda Power
Learn about options for participating in this featured spring 2020 GU Theater & Performance Studies Program project, part of the Davis Performing Arts Center’s Home Season, through the variable credit course, “Okinawa Field Trip.”
Join the “Okinawa Field Trip” info session on Zoom.
“Okinawa Field Trip,” the main project in TPST’s Home Season this spring, will provide an opportunity for students to help craft a series of virtual theater pieces. The only prerequisites are an open mind, compassion, empathy, and passion for storytelling/ performance.
The project will culminate in a “virtual field trip” for groups of audiences (20-30), who will go on a virtual “bus” to “imaginary” Okinawa. As the bus travels through time and space, the audiences will encounter characters from Okinawan folk tales, take selfies on beautiful beaches, meet ghosts of US soldiers who came back looking for their girlfriends, and participate in contemporary-day protest against the construction of a new US Marine base in Henoko Bay. Through these interactions, the performance will explore the themes of US-Japan relationships, social justice, historical reconciliation, WWII, and environmental issues. YOU will be their guides!
Think Magical Mystery Tour meets Get on the Bus meets The March of the Penguins… but interactive!
Students taking TPST 191-04 may participate for zero or one credit, to reflect variable levels of participation from the deeper work of the Ensemble Class (3 credits). Instead of audition, the director encourages you come to this info session or reach out to her with interest!
Georgetown University Theater & Performance Studies Program
Letters and Poems
Students, faculty/staff and alums will read great letters and poems aloud, a moving way to encounter the archives & diversify memory and futures.
Live auditions via Zoom on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 7 p.m-9 p.m. or video audition submissions also accepted.
Sign up in this Letters and Poems audition sign-up document with your preference.
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