Climate Change Theatre Action

A casual night of cold-readings of plays about climate change

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Join the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies for a casual night of cold-readings of plays about climate change.

Climate Change Theatre Action is a second annual international event of which includes readings and performances of short climate change plays in support of the United Nations COP23 meeting chaired by Fiji and hosted in Bonn, Germany. It takes place across the globe, between October 1- November 18, 2017. Collaborators will be drawing from a collection of 50 short plays from over 25 different cultures that address an aspect of climate change. UMD TDPS has been invited to be the representative from the state of Maryland, and the Performance Area faculty (Leigh Wilson Smiley, Mitchell Hébert, Scot Reese, Leslie Felbain, Lisa Nathans, and Jennifer Barclay) will bring their students together on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30pm for a casual and celebratory night of readings of select plays from the CCTA commissioned plays.

More information: / #ClimateChangeTheatreAction

CCTA is a collaboration between the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, NoPassport Theatre Alliance, The Arctic Cycle, Theatre Without Borders, and York University. It is supported by the Compton Foundation, the Social Sciences, and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and a York University Canada 150 Grant.

Free, no tickets required.

Thursday, October 26, 5:30PM / Faculty Staff Lounge (Room 3300), The Clarice