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TCC PRESENTS FREE INTERACTIVE THEATRE TO FIGHT OPPRESSION
TCC Women's Center marks Women's History Month
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - (March 9, 2006) - Tidewater Community College presents a unique theatre experience, March 16 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Acting Studio of TCC's Chesapeake Campus, 1428 Cedar Road, Chesapeake.
This engaging, interactive production, called Women's Bodies, Women's Lives: Acting Against Oppression, explores everyday oppression and creative alternatives. The event is part of the Women's Center's year-long theme of Medical, Social, and Political Perspectives.
Facilitated by Ew Quimbaya-Winship, educational program coordinator, Rochester Institute of Technology, and featuring TCC theatre students, this Theater of the Oppressed-type production encourages audience
participation and actor improvisation.
Sponsored by TCC's Women's Center and Student Activities, with support from TCC Theatre, the production is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the Women's Center at 822-1349.
Tidewater Community College
is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth
of Virginia, enrolling more than 37,000 students annually. The 37th
largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC
ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded
in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the
college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake,
Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne
and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district
in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth
and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four
percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university
in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information,