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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/09/17
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Staller Center for the Arts

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URL for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1801214783476081/.


The Department of Theatre Arts will present a panel discussion, “Using Theatre as a Tool for Social Justice” on Thursday, March 9, at 8 pm in Staller Center, Theatre 1. This dynamic discussion will center on using Theatre Arts as a tool for social justice and as an agent for change in audiences’ perception and experience of events and issues.

The panel will include:
Ruth Pincus – Founding Director, StagetheChange.org
Emily Joy Weiner – Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Houses on the Moon
Patrick Blake – Artistic Director, Rhymes Over Beats and Producer, The Exonerated
Cate Cammarata, Associate Artistic Director, Rhymes Over Beats
Michael Alden – Broadway Producer, Disgraced
Margarita Espada, Artistic Director, Teatro Yerbabruja
Amy Cook, Artistic Director of SBU Theatre Arts Dept
SBU students and faculty tba

Admission is FREE. Arrive early to guarantee your seat.

Expert Panel to Discuss Theatre as a Tool for Social Justice, March 9