SSU’s Drama Program Uses The Arts To Celebrate World AIDS Day, With Creative Writing Club


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SSU Players by the Sea, the Estuary Creative Writing Club and Professor David IL Poole’s Theatrical Ensemble Course present “A World AIDS Day in the Arts” featuring Watchwomen (WTRT) – Savannah State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Program and student organizations, Players by the Sea and the Creative Writing Estuary Club, will celebrate World AIDS Day with an evening of performances.

The Theater Ensemble course, taught by Professor David IL Poole, will feature Watchwomen, written by Carolyn Nur Wistrand. Also directed by Professor Poole, Watchwomen is a play inspired by World AIDS Day. Following their presentation, there will be a series of tributes and artistic expressions from members of Players by the Sea, members of the Creative Writing Estuary Club and the community of Savannah State University.

Members of the Savannah health community will be on hand to provide information and actor, filmmaker and Savannah State University journalism and mass communications staff member Kareem McMichael will be the master of event ceremony.

“Our goal with this event is to use theater, performing arts and spoken word creation to raise awareness about HIV / AIDS, honor those who have died and be the voice of their families and those affected by their loss. Said Tiffany Wright, Players at the Seaside President.

The event will take place at the Kennedy Fine Arts Theater on Wednesday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

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