Collidescope: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America at Clarice Smith, Nov 7-14

Collidescope: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America at Clarice Smith, Nov 7-14

Collidescope: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America
November 7 – 14, 2014
Co-writers and directors Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

Fri, Nov 7, 2014 . 7:30PM
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 . 2:00PM
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 . 2:00PM
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 . 7:30PM
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 . 7:30PM
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 . 7:30PM
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 . 7:30PM

Tickets: Regular: $25, Student: $10. Kogood Theatre, General Admission.

Description: Internationally acclaimed auteur Ping Chong and noted director and dramaturg Talvin Wilks will collaborate with University of Maryland graduate and undergraduate designers and performers to develop a theatrical presentation in response to the murder of Trayvon Martin.

This devised work will examine the roots of Black and White race relations moving back and forth in time to connect the dots between America’s troubled racial history and its on-going consequences. Ping Chong will apply his visually arresting signature style and dynamic use of media and staging to realize this timely and provocative work.

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