There will be two performances of “States of Vulnerability,” presented in conjunction with the lecture, Writings in Contemporary Latin American Theatre. The two events are sponsored by the Departments of Theatre and Dance, Art and Art History, Spanish and Portuguese, the Davis Humanities Institute, the Performance Studies and the Cultural Studies Graduate Groups, and the Hemispheric Institute.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, UC Davis will show West Side Story in an ideal setting: the recital hall at the Ann E. Pitzer Center, which features phenomenal acoustics and comfortable seating.
Outside the Lines 2 presents a series of student works as well as the work of established choreographers and dance companies. The concert runs Thursday through Saturday, March 15 to 17 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on March 17 in Wright Hall’s Main Theatre.
A highlight of the performance is a sharing of new works in development by student choreographers, curated by David Grenke, Department of Theatre and Dance chair.
Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl growing up in the 1940’s, wants nothing more than to be loved. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school. This powerful adaptation of Toni Morrison’s debut novel explores the destructive power of racism and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change.
A costume rental service operated by the UC Davis Costume Shop, The Enchanted Cellar provides year-round costume rentals. The shop offers more Halloween selections than ever before and special hours for costume viewing and fittings.
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