Interviews and conversations with Arts Division movers and shakers.
Works and Ideas
Rebecca Wear gravitates toward culturally specific pieces that distill big ideas about identity and politics
A performance director who has directed new plays all around the country, Rebecca Wear is inspired by the new, open-minded pedagogical approaches of her colleagues at UC Santa Cruz.
Sociology major Chanel Zaldaña never dreamed that when she first came to UC Santa Cruz that she’d be pursuing acting, but now she’s taken the lead role as Nya in the upcoming African American Theater Art Troupe’s (AATAT) production of Pipeline that opens on February 24.
For James Gordon Williams, music is a calling, not a choice. It’s a sonic art that can close distances between people in a divisive world.