CSULA GOES TO THE FRINGE
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CSULA Goes to the Fringe
Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90038
The Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 13 thru 30, 2013
CSULA Goes to the Fringe is a recognized student organization, spawned by a group of MFA graduate students at California State University, Los Angeles, with the goal of increasing student knowledge and participation at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. To date we have raised over $4,000 both from the Association Student, Inc., Office of Graduate Studies and Research, and private funding sources to support four productions at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival.
This year we are pleased to present:
Neko by Barbara Ishida (CSULA MFA, TVFT), directed by Aurora Lizardi
Water Under the Bridge by Martin Horvat (CSULA MFA, TVFT), directed by Candice M. Clasby (CSULA MFA, TVFT)
One Drop of Love written and performed by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni (CSULA MFA, TVFT), directed by Jillian Pagan (CSULA MFA, TVFT)
Wings by Arthur Kopit, directed by Naomi Bennett (CSULA MFA, TVFT)
WHERE: Lounge Theatres, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90038
Neko, by Barbara Ishida
Directed by Aurora Lizardi
Coping with the loss of their mother to Cancer, Abigail and Tasha have a bone to pick with the demon cat that threatens their grandmother’s health. Their refusal to lose another woman in their life makes their mission relentless, even if they have to become cat killers.
Thursday, June 20, 4:30pm
Thursday, June 27th, 6:30pm
Sunday, June 30, 10:00pm
Water Under the Bridge, by Martin Horvat
Directed by Candice M. Clasby
Who deserves the spot on the springboard to salvation? Through their I-was-here-first argument, a man and a woman are forced to re-live moments of their past, and the traumatizing events that led them both to a bridge in an attempt to end their lives.
Thursday, June 20, 6:00pm
Thursday, June 27th, 4:00pm
Saturday, June 29, 4:00pm
One Drop of Love, written and performed by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni
Directed by Jillian Pagan
One Drop of Love travels through time, space and ‘race’ to explore the relationship between a culturally Mixed daughter and her Pan-Africanist father, both in search of their ‘racial’ roots.
Friday, June 21, 2:30pm
Friday, June 28, 4:15pm
Sunday, June 30, 6:00pm
Wings, by Arthur Kopit
Directed by Naomi Bennett
Reality, time, and space shatter in the moment of Emily’s stroke. Through dance-theatre, visual imagery, and an integrated soundscape, this production of Arthur Kopit’s Wings brings the audience into Emily’s world, from her point of view, as she begins to piece her consciousness back into a type of reality.
Friday, June 21st, 4:00pm
Friday, June 28, 2:30pm
Sunday, June 30, 4:00pm
$12, available at www.hollywoodfringe.org
CSULA students: $6.00 (discount code: csula)
*Special discount pricing available for individual performances; please see individual Hollywood Fringe pages for more info:
Water Under the Bridge: http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/1356
One Drop of Love: http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/1349
Contact: Naomi Bennett. #323.835.1178. [email protected]
High quality photos available on request.