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2007-2008 Performances


Performance: Searching for Angels
Type: Play Series
Primary partner(s): Blackstage, Dance Marathon, FACE AIDS
Description: A series of scripted and devised scences and monologues, these shows explore the modern face of AIDS in America today.

Performance: In Darfur
Type: Play
Primary partner(s): Students Taking Action Now Darfur (STAND)
Description: Exploring the ethics, politics, and tangible risks of reporting in the conflict zone of Darfur when people’s lives are at stake.

Performance: Taming the Wild Tongue
Type: Monologue and Poetry Reading
Primary partner(s): Promoting Women’s Health and Human Rights (PWHHR)
Description: An artistic expression of poetry and speeches from diverse women throughout history to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Performance: Cup Poem Performances
Type: Rally performance
Primary partner(s): Muslim Student Awareness Network
Description: Performances of the “cup poems,” at a rally to close to Guantanamo Bay prison. These poems were written on cups by prisoners and smuggled out of Guantanamo.

Performance: Phone Call Disruption
Type: Guerrilla Theatre
Primary partner(s): Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA)
Description: In partnership with progressive professors, we interrupted classrooms with cell phone calls from a student who acted as if someone from home was missing. After creating a buzz on-campus, we e-blasted and published a newspaper article that no one was actually missing but many girls go missing everyday in Juarez, Mexico, and here’s how you can take action.

Performance: Mission Accomplished performance
Type: Rally performance
Primary partner(s): Stanford Says No to War
Description: A re-enacting of George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln in 2003 for a Stanford anti-war rally.

Performance: HAIR
Type: Musical
Primary partner(s): Stanford Says No to War (Also: African and African-American Studies, American Studies Program, Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU), Department of English, Feminist Studies Program, LGBT Community Resources Center, Muslim Student Awareness Network (MSAN), Native American Cultural Center (NACC), Stanford Institute for Creativity in the Arts (SiCa), Stanford Students for Choice, Ujamaa House)
Description: A revamping of this classic anti-war musical, our version was set in a future Iran war in 2015 during a draft that included women. Our production focused on themes of queer repression, racism, and patriarchy.

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