Monday, March 16, 2009

Going Green: A Discussion at CUNY

For Earth Week, the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at The City University of New York Graduate Center is presenting a discussion about the impact of "going green" on performers and theatre artists/staff. The event takes place on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30pm. It's free. Their address is 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street (diagonally across the street from the Empire State Building).

Here's the data from their press release:
Join the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center during Earth Week 2009 to explore how theatre artists and production staff are affected or inspired by climate change. The event will feature a discussion with theatre artists and administrators, and an excerpt of Sheila Callaghan's Water, a multimedia piece shaped through consultations with the Deptartment of Environmental Conservation. Panelists include Gideon Banner, Bob Usdin, Benno Van Noort, Daniella Topol, Marda Kirn, Ben Todd, and Seema Sueko. The discussion will explore building performance and renewable energy, facilities management, closed loop set design and construction, and intelligent recycling. Free, for information call 212-817-1860.

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