2010 Dead Man Walking

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Dead Man Walking

Presented by BFA in Performance Program and Peace Studies Department
Directed by Joan Bruemmer, Director of BFA Performance

Featuring BFA Students and members of the Naropa Community
Friday, April 30, 8:00pm

Saturday, May 1, 8:00pm
Performing Arts Center, Naropa University

Naropa University’s BFA in Performance Program and Peace Studies Department present Dead Man Walking, written by Tim Robbins. The goal of the Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project is, “to integrate the power of theatre arts and academic study into the national discourse on the death penalty to replace ignorance, apathy, and cynicism among young people regarding the death penalty with information, introspection, and inspiration.”

$10 general admission, half of proceeds donated to Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project;

Free for seniors, students and Naropa community w/ ID

Past Events:

Naropa Community Town Hall Dialogue on the Death Penalty

Hosted by BFA in Performance Program and Peace Studies Department

With CU-Boulder Sociology Professor Michael Radalet and Howard Morton, Executive Director of Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons

Wednesday, March 31, Noon-1:30pm

Performing Arts Center, Naropa University

“Broad discourse is especially important on the issue of the death penalty because executions take place as almost secret rituals behind prison walls with only a few witnesses, so most people are never going to get close to state killings — unless the arts take them there.”  – Sister Helen Prejean

Free and open to the public.