Theatre for Social Change

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Theatre for Social Change

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Date and Time

  • Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room 218

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Kidnap Road playwright Catherine Filloux, director Stan Cahill, and actors Kimber Riddle and Steve Guevara lead this workshop. Participants did a story circle and created scenes addressing challenges in their community and society.

Stan Cahill (Director) received his MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program. His theater performance credits include As You Like It (New York Shakespeare Festival), Rapture Two-Step (West Bank Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (Hudson Valley Shakespeare), A Few Good Men (Westport Country Playhouse), and The Misanthrope (Philadelphia Theatre Guild). Cahill appeared in the films Pearl Harbor and A Thousand Acres and on television in NYPD BlueJudging AmyFrank Leaves for the Orient, and JFK: Reckless Youth. Cahill has directed No Other Gods: A Passion12 Incompetent MenPassion FruitMarkus/PassionFootprints to Heaven and The Night Before Christmas on BBC Radio.

Catherine Filloux (Playwright) is an award-winning playwright who has been writing about human rights and social justice for over 20 years. She recently received the 2015 Planet Activist Award for her career in theater and activism. Recent productions include Selma ’65Luz and Dog and Wolf. Filloux went on an overseas reading tour to Sudan and South Sudan, organized by the University of Iowa's International Writing Program, and her play The Beauty Inside was produced in Northern Iraq, in the Kurdish language, by ArtRole. She is a co-founder of Theatre Without Borders. 

Steve Guevara (Actor) received his MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program. His off-Broadway credits include Fortinbras (Signature Theater Company) and the Sam Shepard projects Hunted (The Public Theater) and Bottle House (The Public Theater). Guevara appeared in Yerma (Arena Stage) and the film Psycho III from Universal Pictures.

Kimber Riddle (Actor) received her MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program. Her off-Broadway credits include Luz (La MaMa), Mad Forest (Manhattan Theatre Club), Zero Church (St. Ann’s Warehouse) and Enrico IV ( NYU Director’sLab). Regionally, Riddle has appeared in Tranced (Merrimack Repertory Theatre), House Arrest (Mark Taper Forum), Common Infractions, Gross Injustices (American Repertory Theater), Piano (Harvard University) and with the IACD Acting Company at Harvard University with Director Anna Deavere Smith. She acted in the film Guy, Thirty, Under The Bridge and on television in the ABC mini-series of Stephen King’s The Langoliers and the CBS mini-series Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage.


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