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February 6 @ 8:00 am - February 9 @ 5:00 pm

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Cuesta College Drama Department’s production of Ghost Ship has been chosen to compete for national awards at the 2019 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Los Angeles from February 12-16.

The production made its debut at Cuesta College in November of 2018.  Prior to the festival, the cast and crew will remount the production at the Harold J. Miossi Cultural and Performing Arts Center’s Experimental Theater. The public is invited to catch a showing during the following dates and times:

·      Thursday, January 24 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Friday, January 25 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Saturday, January 26 – 7, 8, 9, 10 p.m.
·      Sunday, January 27 – 1, 2, 3, 4 p.m.
·      Wednesday, January 30 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Thursday, January 31 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Friday, February 1 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Saturday, February 2 – 1, 2, 3, 4 p.m.
·      Sunday, February 3 – 1, 2, 3, 4 p.m.
·      Wednesday, February 6 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Thursday, February 7 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Friday, February 8 – 7, 8, 9 p.m.
·      Saturday, February 9 – 7, 8, 9, 10 p.m.

Ghost Ship (a tragedy without explanation, a mystery without escape) is an immersive, multi-sensory excursion for adult audiences ages 18+. Each passage will be 45 minutes and limited to sixteen seats. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at tickets.cuesta.eduAll proceeds will support student travel expenses to the KCACTF.

“The cast and crew are thrilled that Ghost Ship was chosen by the Kennedy Center,” said Director and Cuesta College Performing Arts Instructor bree valle*. “Most importantly, we can’t wait to share this experience with our local community before moving on to Los Angeles. If you missed the play before, please support our amazing students!”

Written by Philip Valle, Ghost Ship is the fourth production by Cuesta College’s award-winning Drama Department to compete at KCACTF. The department’s national and international acclaim began in 2014 when original play pool ’63 received five national awards from the KCACTF before being selected as the United States representative at the 2015 International University Theatre Festival in Mexico City. Last spring, the college’s theatrical production of Man of La Mancha received 14 national awards.

For questions about the college’s Drama Department, please call (805) 546-3195. For more information about the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, please visit their website.