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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.

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Laurie White
Media Relations
757-822-1085

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, visit www.tcc.edu

 
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