Appearances

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UPCOMING SHOWS/FILM SCREENINGS:

April 2017

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Williams College
WHEN: Thursday, April 27 8PM
WHERE:’62 Center for Theater and Dance
1000 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

May 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Monday, May 1
*not open to the public
The presentation is for California pre K – 12th grade educators and is included in a customized Tools for Tolerance for Educators program.  If you wish to attend please contact MOT at educators@museumoftolerance.com to request permission.

ENCINO, CA – Partners in Special Education, Inc.
WHEN: Friday, May 5 & Friday, May 12
*not open to the public
*1 show & 2 workshops

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Tuesday, May 9
*not open to the public
The presentation is for California pre K – 12th grade educators and is included in a customized Tools for Tolerance for Educators program.  If you wish to attend please contact MOT at educators@museumoftolerance.com to request permission.

PASADENA, CA – Pasadena City College
WHEN: Thursday, May 18 12PM-2PM
WHERE: Pasadena City College
Harbeson Hall
1570 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Friday, May 19
*not open to the public
The presentation is for California pre K – 12th grade educators and is included in a customized Tools for Tolerance for Educators program.  If you wish to attend please contact MOT at educators@museumoftolerance.com to request permission.

June 2017

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Central Square Theater
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia
WHEN: Tuesday, June 13
Student matinee: 1:00PM
Evening performance: 7:00PM *free & open to the public
WHERE: Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Friday, June 16
*not open to the public
The presentation is for California pre K – 12th grade educators and is included in a customized Tools for Tolerance for Educators program.  If you wish to attend please contact MOT at educators@museumoftolerance.com to request permission.

PREVIOUS SHOWS/FILM SCREENINGS:

April 2017

NEW YORK, NY – WNYC’s The Greene Space
WHEN: Thursday, April 6 at 7PM
WHERE: The Greene Space
*watch our Q&A with Talkback Host Rebecca Carroll:

NEW YORK, NY – Teachers College, Columbia University
WHEN: Saturday, April 8 at 3:45PM
WHERE: Teachers College annual Academic Festival
*open to festival participants – if you would like to attend, please send an email to: lilah(at)onedropoflove(dot)com

March 2017

BABSON PARK, MA – Babson College, Carling-Sorenson Theater
WHEN: Wednesday, March 1 at 7PM
WHERE: Babson College
Sorenson Center for the Arts
Carling-Sorenson Theater
*1 show and 2 workshops
More info & RSVP: One Drop of Love at Babson College

WASHINGTON, DC – Capital City Public Charter School
WHEN: Wednesday & Thursday, March 8 & 9
WHERE: Capital City Public Charter School
*2 shows and 1 workshop

LOS ANGELES, CA – University of Southern California
WHEN: Monday, March 20
WHERE: USC Annenberg School of Communication
*Not open to the public

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – National Association of Social Workers – New Mexico
WHEN: Wednesday March 29 10:30AM
WHERENASW-NM Annual Conference
*1 show and 1 workshop

February 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA – UCLA
WHEN: Wednesday, February 8 at 7PM
WHERE: James West Alumni Center
*in celebration of Black History Month

DETROIT, MI – Wayne State University
WHEN: Thursday, February 16 1:00pm-3:00pm
WHERE: Wayne State University Community Arts 

January 2017

ANN ARBOR, MI – University of Michigan
WHEN: Monday, January 16 at 2PM
WHEREMendelssohn Theater
in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
*free and open to the public!

LOS ANGELES, CA – Pepperdine University
WHEN: Thursday, January 19 (check back for time)
WHERE: Pepperdine University (check back for venue)
*Intercultural Affairs Week of Peace, Hope and Justice

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Sunday, January 29
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

2016:

MILTON, MA – Milton Academy
WHEN: Wednesday, December 14
WHERE: Milton Academy

FILM SCREENING: Cleveland, OH
NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education) Conference
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WHEN: Thursday, November 10 at 2PM
WHERE: Cleveland, OH

 

WATERTOWN, MA – Arsenal Center for the Arts
WHEN: Friday, November 4 – matinee for schools (not open to the public)
Friday, November 4 at 7:30PM
Saturday, November 5 at  7:30PM
WHEREArsenal Center for the Arts

LOS ANGELES, CA – Skirball Cultural Center
WHEN: Saturday, October 1
WHERE: Skirball Cultural Center
*Invited program: Teaching Our World Through the Arts

EL CERRITO, CA – Prospect Sierra Middle School
WHEN: Thursday, October 6
WHERE: Prospect Sierra Middle School, El Cerrito, CA

NEW YORK, NY – United Solo Theatre Festival
WHEN: Friday, October 14 9PM
Thursday, October 13th 7:30PM SOLD OUT
Sunday, October 16 2PM  SOLD OUT
*Winner: Best Non-fiction Script

PASADENA, CA – Sequoyah School
WHEN: Friday, October 28 at 9AM
WHERE: (not open to the public)

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Eckerd College
WHEN: Thursday, September 15th 7:00PM
WHERE: Miller Auditorium, Eckerd College

JAMAICA PLAIN, MA – Meridian Academy
WHEN: Wednesday, September 21st
WHERE: Meridian Academy

NEWPORT, RI – Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS)
WHEN: Friday, September 23rd
WHERE: Naval Academy Preparatory School

We recorded the show live, and are proud to have been awarded BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE by the Roxbury International Film Festival!
WHEN: ThursdayRIFF Laurels white bg, June 30 8:00PM
WHERE: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Alfond Auditorium

JENKINTOWN, PA – Abington Friends School
WHEN: Saturday, April 9
WHERE: Abington Friends School, Philadelphia

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Wednesday, April 20
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA – UCLA – Keynote Performance for the annual Mixed Heritage Conference
WHEN: Saturday, April 30 at 2:30PM
WHEREJames West Alumni Center at UCLA 

(Excerpt) LOS ANGELES, CA –  Mujeres de Maíz
WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 7PM
WHERE
Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90003
TICKETSMujeres de Maíz 19th Anniversary Live Art Show

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND – Brown University
WHEN:
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7PM
WHERE:
Rites and Reason Theater

TEMPE, AZ – Marcos de Niza High School
WHEN: Thursday, March 24 at 8:30am and 12:20pm
WHERE: Marcos de Niza High School
Show is open to students and staff at Marcos de Niza

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – University of Utah/Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
WHEN:
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 6PM
WHERE
Jeanne Wagner Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center for the Performing Arts
University of Utah College of Social Work
Closing act of the 10th Anniversary of the Voices of Diversity Social Justice series

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Thursday, March 31
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

MESA, ARIZONA – Mesa Arts Center

WHEN: Friday, February 5, 2016 at 7:30pm
WHERE: Mesa Arts Center

LOS ANGELES, CAMuseum of Tolerance
WHEN: Mon & Wed January 4&6, 2016
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

2015:

LOS ANGELES, CA – Museum of Tolerance
WHEN: Wednesday, November 18, 2016 at 12:00pm
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

LOS ANGELES, CAMuseum of Tolerance
WHEN: Friday, October 23, 2016 at 10:00am
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

LOS ANGELES, CA – Reception for new faculty with President of CSULA William H. Covino
WHEN: Friday, October 2
WHERE: the home of President & First Lady of CSULA William H. Covino and Dr. Debbie Covino

NORTHAMPTON, MA – Smith College
WHEN: Friday & Saturday September 18 & 19
WHERE: Hallie-Flanagan Theater

SANTA ROSA, CA – Santa Rosa City Schools’ Professional Development Day
WHEN: 
Friday, August 14
WHERE: Santa Rosa City Schools

CLEVELAND, OH. 
WHEN: Friday, June 19th at 8PM
WHERE:TCG National Theater Conference – Playhouse Square

LOS ANGELES
WHEN: June 2, 10, 12, 26
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

LOS ANGELES, CA.
WHEN: May 1, 5, 18
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

LOS ANGELES, CA.
WHEN: April 2, 21, 24, 28
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

AMHERST, MA
WHEN: Wednesday, April 15th at 7:00pm
WHERE: Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium – 170 Chestnut St.  Amherst, MA
Amherst Together event

CAMBRIDGE, MA.
WHEN: Thursday, April 16 at 1:00pm
WHERE: James R. Fitzgerald Theater, CRLS

NEW YORK, NY.
WHEN: Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm
WHERE: NYU Skirball Center

LOS ANGELES, CA.
WHEN: Thursday, March 19 at 12:00pm
WHERE: Museum of Tolerance

OXFORD, OH.
WHEN: Thursday, March  12 at 7:00pm
WHERE: Miami University of Ohio, Wilks Theatre, Armstrong University Center *Keynote performance for Diversity Week

DAVIS, CA.
WHEN: Thursday, March 5 at 7:00pm
WHERE:- University of California, Davis – Mixed Heritage Week
Student Community Center MPR at UC Davis

AMES, IA.
WHEN: Sunday, March 1 at 7:00pm
WHERE: Iowa State University, Memorial Union Great Hall

FLAGSTAFF, AZ.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 18 at 6:00pm
WHERE: Northern Arizona University, Ashurst Auditorium

CAMBRIDGE, MA.
WHEN: Friday, January 30 at 7:30pm
WHERE: Fitzgerald Theater at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
*We’re very proud that this performance was a fundraiser for the Kimbrough Scholars Program – which pairs Northeastern law students with CRLS high school students in resurrecting Jim Crow and Civil Rights era cold cases in search of justice for the victims. We raised over $10,000 for KSP!

LOS ANGELES, CA
WHEN: Saturday, January 24 at 2:00PM & 7:00PM
WHERE: The Lillian Theatre in Hollywood 1076 Lillian Way (at Santa Monica)

SAN ANTONIO, TX
WHEN: Saturday, January 17 at 2:00PM & 7:00PM
WHERE: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts – Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater
*this performance was part of DreamWeek in San Antonio
DreamWeek’s mission is to continue to advance and modernize the teachings set forth by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s vision by creating dialogue across cultures and communities. www.dreamweek.org

2014:

TAMPA, FL
WHEN: Saturday, November 8 at 7:30PM
WHERE: Straz Center – Jaeb Theater

MESA, AZ
WHEN: Saturday, November 1 at 3:00PM & 7:30PM
WHERE: Mesa Arts Center – Nesbitt/Elliott Playhouse

ATLANTA, GA
WHEN: Sunday, September 21 at 3:00PM and 7:00PM
WHERE: Fox Theater – Egyptian Ballroom
*There will be a 30 minute post-show Q&A facilitated by  Emmy winner Monica Pearson
Listen to our radio interview with Monica Pearson on KISS 104 FM in Atlanta: 
http://www.kiss104fm.com/Player/102389531/

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA
WHEN: Friday, September 5 – classroom visit at 12PM; performance at 7:30PM
WHERECampbell Recital Hall

BROOKLYN, NY
WHEN: Thursday, June 12 at 7:00PM
in celebration of Loving Day
WHEREBrooklyn Historical Society

ALBANY, NH
WHEN: Sunday, June 29 at 7:00PM
WHERE: World Fellowship Center

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LOS ANGELES
WHEN: 
Thursday, January 30 at 12:30PM
WHERE: The Geffen Playhouse – Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater

CONNECTICUT
WHEN:
Friday, January 17 at 7:00PM
WHERE:
Choate Rosemary Hall; Paul Mellon Arts Center

2013:

CAMBRIDGE, MA
WHEN: Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:30PM
WHERE: James R. Fitzgerald Theater at CRLS in celebration of the Pilot School’s 40th anniversary reunion

LOS ANGELES, CA
WHEN:
Friday, June 21st 2:30PM-3:30PM
www.mascsite.orgFriday, June 28th 4:15PM-5:15PM
Sunday, June 30th 6:00PM-7:00PM SOLD OUT
The Sunday show was a fundraiser for MASC – Multiracial Americans of Southern California and a celebration of Loving Day.
WHERE:
Hollywood Fringe Festival
The Lounge Theater

Rosie Perez

SANTA BARBARA:
WHEN: Tuesday, May 7 2013 6:00PM-8:ooPM
Q&A afterwards with Dr. G. Reginald Daniel
WHERE: University of California, Santa Barbara
MultiCultural Center Theater
Press from this show can be found by clicking HERE

RETURN PERFORMANCE at CSULA
WHEN:
Wednesday, May 22 10AM-11AM with Q&A
WHERE:
California State University Los Angeles

We did!

MFA THESIS PERFORMANCES at CSULA:
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, March 8 & 9 2013 at 8PM
WHERE: The Arena theater, California State University, Los Angeles

MARYLAND:
WHEN: Friday, March 29 2013 5:00PM-7:30PM
WHERE: University of Maryland as part of their Mixed Madness Month
Q&A afterwards hosted by Steven F. Riley of www.mixedracestudies.org

Malcolm, Martin, MayaThis event was co-sponsored by the Asian American Literary Review, Multiracial Biracial Student Association (MBSA), Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy(MICA), University of Maryland Asian American Studies Program, and Hamsa.

2012:

CHICAGO
WHEN
: November 3, 2012
WHERE: DePaul University – preview performance as part of Mixed Roots Midwest at the 2nd Critical Mixed Race Studies conference

MFA Thesis Performance Production Staff:

Director: Jillian Pagan
Producer: Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni
Co-Producer: Naomi Bennett
Writer: Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni
Stage Manager: Jennifer Castillo
Scenic Designer: Heather Fipps
Lighting Designer: Morgan Sandler
Sound Designer: Ellie Bootorich
Light Board Operator: Evan Manning
Sound Board Operator: Crystal Gonzalez
Dramaturg: Dr. Alicia Tycer
Still Photographer: Evan Tamayo
Intern: Milchu Perez

Thesis Committee

Chair: Dr. John Ramirez
Members: Dr. Kelly Madison, Professor Bridget Murnane