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Performance about Ypsilanti April 21

Posted by ppna on April 2, 2009

Subject: Community Performance with EMU—“Anywhere You Want To Go” press release

Community Performance, “Anywhere You Want To Go” about Ypsilanti Created and Presented by CrossTown Theatre and EMU Students

Graduate and undergraduate students from EMU’s Communication, Media and Theatre Arts Department have teamed up with the YYEA: Crosstown Theatre Troupe, a local youth theatre troupe exploring youth voice through theatre, to create a Community Performance about Ypsilanti and for the people of Ypsilanti. The goal of this project, titled the Community Performance with EMU (CPE) is to use performance as a means of generating community dialogue on issues relevant and pressing to the Ypsilanti community at large.CPE is directed by local professor, theatre artist, and Ypsilanti Resident Jessica ‘Decky’ Alexander.

CPE will hold two performances at the Parkridge Community Center (591 Armstrong, Ypsilanti, MI) on Tuesday, April 21 at 5:00 and 7:00 pm. The performance will run approximately one hour including a talk back/dialogue session. CPE is free to all audience members and no reservations are required. Parking at the Parkridge Community Center is free of charge for this event.


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