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ABOUT ORIENTATION:  Meeting new people is always difficult. But for the members of the Gender and Sexuality Acceptance Club, orientation day is a lot more than just orientation. See how intersectionality plays a part in what should be an open community of students. How will orientation go? How will they address issues within the group and who will come out on top? Join the Spectrum Youth Ensemble to answer these questions and examine your own biases.

WHERE:

1300 Altamont Ave., Richmond, VA 23230

WHEN:

Friday, March 11, 2022 – 8pm
Saturday, March 12, 2022 – 8pm
Sunday, March 13, 2022 – 2pm

If ticket prices are prohibitive for you or your family to join us, please contact pmajor@sparcrichmond.org

The ensemble has been working hard since October to create an entirely original play based on their identities and experiences in the community. Spectrum is a program presented in partnership with: Richmond Triangle Players (RTP), SPARC, and The Conciliation Lab.

For the safety of everyone at joining us at RTP, we require that everyone attending performances be fully vaccinated (and preferably boosted), or be able to show proof of a recent (48-hour prior to arrival) negative PCR Covid test. All of RTP’s staff and artists, as well as the volunteers you encounter at the theatre, adhere to a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy.

Please bring a copy of your Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card or test statement (or a photo of the same on your phone) or you will not be allowed to enter the building.

Everyone inside our building must wear a mask, regardless of status. For more information, please click here.

 

About the Program

Spectrum is a theatre arts education program for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies in grades 8-12. The program is presented by SPARC in partnership with Richmond Triangle Players, and The Conciliation Lab. Through a series of rehearsals and workshops, youth will learn the basics of storytelling, performance, production, and playwriting, as they work together to create an original play or musical.Oftentimes, telling your own personal stories can be intimidating; the goal of this program is for each ensemble member to feel free to express their truth in a safe, supportive, and creative environment. Using the performing arts to break down barriers, youth will be encouraged to use their authentic voice to promote social justice and create systemic change in their communities.

Spectrum is a program in partnership with:

Richmond Triangle Players

The Conciliation Lab

Questions?

Contact Program Manager, Paul Major, at pmajor@sparcrichmond.org.