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Our Town

This reimagining of Wilder’s classic story is a remarkably universal, yet personal portrait of our collective humanity; an American tale about family, love, death, and a life worth living.

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The premiere “make-love-not-war” play — Lysistrata, weary of the endless Peloponnesian War, persuades the other women of Greece to stage a sex strike against their husbands.

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25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Six precocious sixth-graders compete to become champion, while reflecting on the trials, tribulations, and triumphs that led them to the Bee.

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Tabula Rasa - Orchesis Dance Concert

No drapes masking the backstage areas – pieces were created in multiple genres that embraced the idea of a blank slate, learned knowledge, and perception.

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Orchesis Dance Company

Founded in 1969, Orchesis is Cal Poly's oldest concert dance organization. Orchesis provides exciting performing and educational opportunities and develops artistic and personal growth.

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Stop Kiss

Diana Son’s moving story of Callie and Sara's unexpected love provides a powerful snapshot of our contemporary landscape.

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

1930s Chicago - the Great Depression has laid waste to the city's grocery business. Along comes Arturo Ui offering small-time protection that quickly transforms into a menacing grab for absolute power.

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4000 Miles

Arriving in New York City, Leo spends a month with his feisty 91 year-old grandmother. Together, the pair navigates a maze of heartbreak, humor, and healing.

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'80s Mix Tape - Orchesis Dance Concert

In this 48th concert, all dances were choreographed to music recorded between 1980 and 1989! 80's Mix Tape featured the work of Cal Poly faculty and students, as well guest artists from SLO and beyond.

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The Other Shore

A narrative and non-verbal performance that highlights the struggle between the collective consciousness and the right to be an individual.

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The Tempest

A distant island… a storm… a shipwreck… and some magic in this reimagining of Shakespeare’s classical play.

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The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other

A panoramic display about the art of observation and the stories that exist within our daily comings and goings.

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50 - Orchesis Dance Company

"50" celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Cal Poly Orchesis Dance Company

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