To reserve seats for your students and for additional information on any of the shows below, contact Lavene Gass at gassyoumansl@wpunj.edu or 973-720-3178.

All performances take place at William Paterson University, Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road in Wayne.

Jabber

Feb. 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Tickets: $10

RSVP by Jan 19, 2018

At Fatima’s new high school, she’s the only one wearing a hijab. Her parents transferred her after graffiti reading “All Muslims Must Die” was found on the wall of her old school. But there’s plenty of ignorance and assumptions at her new school too. It isn’t until she begins an unlikely friendship with Jorah, a young man with a troubled reputation, that she starts to feel less like an outsider.

Where Have You Gone, Trayvon?

The Inner City Ensemble

Feb. 15, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10

RSVP by Jan. 26, 2018

The Inner City Ensemble (ICE), a non-profit youth arts organization, offers professional arts training and performance opportunities to at-risk Paterson youth. Led by Juilliard graduate and Fulbright Scholar, Nicholas Rodriguez, ICE presents choreography by ICE alumni and award-winning guest-artists from the region. In “Where Have You Gone, Trayvon?” Rodriguez examines law enforcement and race relations in America.

Skippyjon Jones

Theatre for Children with Autism

Feb. 27, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Tickets: $10

RSVP by Feb. 16, 2018

Skippyjon Jones is an enchanting sensory-friendly musical about unleashing your powerful imagination and following your dreams. This production is only for students with autism.  

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