CSU Summer Arts ends with free student showcase

Diavolo Dance student performance

CSU Summer Arts will present its final student showcase, beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Fresno State. The showcase will end with a final performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Fresno State Concert Hall. Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All performances during the festival will take place at various locations on campus including the John Wright Theatre, Conley Art Gallery and the Concert Hall.

Summer Arts Student Showcase, Friday, July 26 events

Friday, July 26

2pm – Memoir Writing – John Wright Theatre
Join our students as they examine memory, identity, and meaning through traditional memoir, stories, essays, and poems.

4pm – Diavolo Dance – John Wright Theatre
Diavolo Dance students will interpret an ultra-athletic dance style while partnering with other dancers and moving set pieces.

7pm – Contemporary Drawing and Creature Animation – Conley Art Gallery
Escape the heat in our gallery exhibition showcasing hand-sculpted clay creatures, brilliant animations, and artworks that defy our understanding of contemporary drawing.

Summer Arts Student Showcase, Saturday, July 27 events

Saturday, July 27

2pm – Theatre for Social Change – John Wright Theatre
Investigate the capacity for theatre to change our world as students present devised performances that act as a strong force for change and social justice.

4pm – Acting for the Camera – John Wright Theatre
Students will demonstrate the acting techniques that make characters come alive in our movies and television shows.

7:30pmAfro-Caribbean Jazz – Concert Hall
Our Afro-Caribbean Jazz students will take you on a concert tour through Mambo, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Son Montuno, and many other jazz rhythms and styles.

For exact showtimes and performance information, visit www.csusummerarts.org.

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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