University Theatre is pleased to present the Fresno premiere of Octavio Solis’ “Lydia” under the direction of Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz, professor of Latinx Theatre at Fresno State. The production will run March 16-24 in the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre in the Speech Arts Building at Fresno State. This production marks the directorial debut of Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz.
Fresno State students will present a free performance, presenting scenes with themes significant to the Latino community. “This is Our Voice, This is Our Culture: Latinx Theatre in the U.S.A.” will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Arte Américas, 1630 Van Ness Ave.
Of the 60 new faculty members at Fresno State this fall, about 22% of the new hires are in the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Gina Sandi-Diaz joins the Department of Theatre Arts as an assistant professor, coming to Fresno State from the University of Kansas.