Behind the Scenes of the KPP Festival
Glossophobia — the fear of public speaking — ranks among the top terrors in the United States. But this isn’t the case for poet and fourth-year Jacqueline Grohs of the Kinetic Poetics Project (KPP). One of the six students who plans and organizes KPP, Grohs…
Rainbow Theater Packs Stevenson Event Center
“[There are] a lot of layers to theater,” said Cultural Arts and Diversity director Don Williams. “It’s like an onion. The more you coat, layer by layer, the more details you flesh out and the more believability you have in the show.” Williams founded…
Gallery: Birth of Word Festival Invites Array of Performers
Presented by Cultural Arts and Diversity and Rainbow Theater, and organized by students in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Internship Program (CUIP), the Birth of Word Festival started Thursday with workshops and ended Saturday with performances and a catered lunch in the Stevenson Event Center. Saturday’s performances…
Inspired by a Community of Youth
Minutes after Tahitian dance trio People of the Islands brought staff and students on stage to learn the ‘ote’a, and shortly before the final carne asada taco was eaten, the confident and strikingly prepared high schoolers from Durham, North Carolina took the stage in the packed Stevenson Event Center.
A Veteran’s Story, Life After War
CADRC works together with Poetic Theater Productions to bring a play called “Goliath” to UCSC. Goliath tells the story of a war veteran in the style of slam poetry.