Dream Acts at NYU's Skirball Center, reading and panel moderated by Saviana Stanescu (Condeescu)


Contributed by Saviana Stanescu Condeescu

Sunday, March 10, 4-7 pm, at NYU's Skirball Center (900 seats)

more details on Broadway World: broadwayworld.com/article/DREAM-ACTS-Staged-Reading-and-Discussion-Set-for-NYUs-Skirball-Center-310-20130307

DREAM ACTS - Written by Chiori Miyagawa, Mia Chung, Jessica Litwak, Saviana Stanescu, and Andrea Thome. dreamactunion.org/

STARRING: Carlo Alban*, Heidi Armbruster*, Jackie Chung*, Rachael Holmes*, and Ryan Shams*   Directed by Kristin Horton

The Staged Reading will be followed by a Panel Discussion featuring: 
Alejandra Rincon, author, "Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education"; Dan H. Berger, Esq., Curran & Berger LLP; the playwrights and performers; and undocumented students eligible for proposed DREAM Act benefits. The panel will be moderated by playwright/scholar Saviana Stanescu.

*Actors appearing courtesy of The Actors' Equity Union.

Last Friday, March 1, Saviana Stanescu (Condeescu), assistant professor of Playwriting & Theatre Studies, moderated another panel on "The Role of Theatre in Fostering Social Change" at a conference at NYU - Gallatin. An excerpt from DREAM ACTS was read by Ithaca College Theatre Arts students Jilani Pitcher and Julian Risetto. www.nopassport.org/2013Conference

Saviana Stanescu's play ANTS, directed by Jeff Zinn, starring Maria Silverman, Michael Samuel Kaplan, Carol Todd, is currently running at New Jersey Repertory Theatre. www.njrep.org/plays/ants.htm