Presentation Title

Allegories of Our Youth: An International Collaboration

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Keywords

theatre, live performance, collaboration, Israel, Mexico, activism, student activism

Department

Theater Arts

Major

Theatre Arts (Directing Major)

Abstract

Allegories of Our Youth was the culmination of an 8-month international collaboration between Pepperdine Theatre, Mexican theatre company Tijuana Hace Teatro, and Israeli theatre artist Yuval Maoz. Created and directed by Natalia Escobedo for her senior thesis, the project shed light on the vital role that young people play in their respective countries. Allegories of Our Youth is an exploration of identity and purpose through unique performance styles such as theatre, dance, and music. The piece invites the audience to uncover the universality of fighting for a better future.

Faculty Mentor

bradley.griffin@pepperdine.edu

Funding Source or Research Program

Academic Year Undergraduate Research Initiative

Presentation Session

Session A

Start Date

23-4-2021 4:00 PM

End Date

23-4-2021 4:15 PM

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Allegories of Our Youth: An International Collaboration

Allegories of Our Youth was the culmination of an 8-month international collaboration between Pepperdine Theatre, Mexican theatre company Tijuana Hace Teatro, and Israeli theatre artist Yuval Maoz. Created and directed by Natalia Escobedo for her senior thesis, the project shed light on the vital role that young people play in their respective countries. Allegories of Our Youth is an exploration of identity and purpose through unique performance styles such as theatre, dance, and music. The piece invites the audience to uncover the universality of fighting for a better future.