Announcements

April 20th, 2017

2017

1.  January 24-March 20: MOS workshop at Doug Sears Learning Center (Temple City, CA) [Tue & Thu]

*FINAL PERFORMANCE: March 23rd, 11am at DSLC/free admission

2.  May 18- “Toytown USA” performance at Los Angeles Public Library (Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood branch) in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, 6pm [free admission]

2016

1.  January 23: Keynote/Performance (”Three Lives” excerpts) & mini-MOS workshop at APILR (Asian Pacific Islander Leadership Retreat) at UC Davis.

2.  January 19-March 15- MOS workshop at Temple City High School (Tue & Thur)

*FINAL PERFORMANCES: March 16 (Wed), 4pm, March 17 (Thu) 7pm at Temple City High School Main Auditorium [free admission]

3.  February 17-April 29- MOS workshop through East West Players at Julian Nava Learning Academy, (Mon & Wed)

*FINAL PERFORMANCES: May 4 (Wed) at Julian Nava/Dance Room, 4pm [free admission]

4.  June 15-July 22- Summer School session at Arroyo High School, focusing on Poetry/Drama

*FINAL Poetry Presentations: July 20 (Wed) at Arroyo High School (classroom) or Little Theater

2015

1.  MOS workshop through East West Players at Julian Nava Learning Academy (South LA): Feb 24-May 1

*FINAL PERFORMANCE: May 7 at Julian Nava Learning Academy/Dance Room 3:30pm (free admission)

2.  May 8: “Toytown USA” performance at HOLA (Heart Of Los Angeles) at the Royale,  2619 Wilshire Blvd. [free admission]- 7pm

3.  June 2 & 3: ASIAN VOICES GREATEST HITS (Vol. 3) show, UC Davis 7pm (location TBA) [free admission]

4.  Sept 24-Nov 12: MOS workshop through East West Players at Palms Middle School (Culver City, CA) (Tue & Thu)

*FINAL PERFORMANCE: Nov 19, Palms Middle School/Auditorium, 3:30pm [free admission]

2014

1.  Jan 13-March 17: MOS workshop through East West Players at Jefferson Middle School, San Gabriel, CA. (Tue & Thu)
*FINAL PERFORMANCES: March 13th at JMS (room TBA) [free admission] two shows- 2pm, 4:30pm

2.  Jan 30-March 21: MOS workshop at South El Monte High School, South El Monte, CA (Tue & Thu)
*FINAL PERFORMANCE: March 27th & 28th at SEMH/Room 197 [$5 admission] 7pm

3. Sept 24-Dec 15: MOS workshop at South El Monte High School (Tue & Thu)

*FINAL PERFORMANCES: Dec 10, 11, 12 at SEMH/Room 197 [$5 admission] 7pm



2013

1.  1/13-4/13: MOS workshop through East West Players at Monterey Highlands Middle School, Monterey Park, CA (Tue & Wed)

*FINAL PERFORMANCE: March 25 at Monterey Highlands/auditorium, 2pm [free admission]

2. Guest artist Professor at UC Davis ASA 189B/Culture[MOS] class

  • Spring Quarter- March-June
  • Summer Session 1- mid-June-early Aug
  • Summer Session 1- early Aug-mid-Sept
  • Fall Quarter- late Sept-mid-Dec

*All FINAL PERFORMANCES location/times TBA

3.  11/22: MOS mini-workshop at Cal State Los Angeles, 10am-3:30pm; readings at 4pm


new/upcoming MY OWN STORY workshops

April 5th, 2010

2012

ARTIST TALK & mini-MOS workshop at UC Berkeley
Friday, March 16th
Ethnic Studies Dept./Barbara Christian Conference Room [Barrows 554]
1-2:30pm

FREE
Alex will talk/share about his transformative performance work & teaching methodologies for MY OWN STORY (MOS). he session concludes with a MOS mini-workshop in which all participants are invited to join.
*Contact Margaret Rhee at mrhee@berkeley.edu for more info.

March 21, 22, 23 (Wed-Fri)
South El Monte Stories
(an MOS production)
autobiographical stories, performance, & monologues straight from the heart

7pm
tickets: $5
South El Monte High School
1001 N. Durfee Ave South El Monte, CA 91733

2-day MOS workshop at VAALA (Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association)
March 31 (Sat) 12-5pm
April 1st (Sun) 12-4pm

FINAL READING/PERFORMANCE: April 1st, 4:30pm
address: 1600 N. Broadway Ste. 110, Santa Ana, CA 92706
*sign up fee: $5 (includes lunch, snacks/drinks for both days)
contact: Julie Vo at julievo@vaala.org

MOS workshop at Julian Nava Learning Academy
March 27th-May 17th
*FINAL PERFORMANCE:
Fri, May 18th (two shows!) times TBA

2011
Feb 1-March 16- MOS workshop at South El Monte High School, S. El Monte, CA
*Thu, March 17: MOS S. El Monte High School FINAL PERFORMANCE at South El Monte High School Cafetorium, 6:30pm [$6 admission]

April 7- Poetry Reading at Sierra Madre Public Library/Poetry Month Reading Series, Sierra Madre, CA 7pm [FREE admission]

April 27- “Three Lives” performance at PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY Multi Cultural Center 12-2pm [FREE admission]

June 20-July 27- MOS/ASA 121 course/workshop, UC Davis/summer session I
*Thu, July 28: MOS/Asian Voices UC Davis FINAL PERFORMANCE, 1150 Hart Hall, UCD 7pm [FREE admission]
Aug 1-Sept 7- MOS/ASA 121 course/workshop, UC Davis/summer session II
*Sept 8: MOS/Asian Voices UC Davis FINAL PERFORMANCE, 1150 Hart Hall, UCD 6:30pm [FREE admission]

Oct. 8- mini-workshop at UC Berkeley (Vietnamese Student Association Summit Leadership Conference), CA; 3pm (location: TBA)
Oct. 12- “Three Lives” (excerpts) performance & mini-workshop at UC Santa Barbara [time/location: TBA]

Oct. 14-Dec 14- MOS workshop at Carson High School, Carson, CA (sponsored by Ford Theatre Foundation)
*Thu, Dec 15- MOS Carson HS FINAL PERFORMANCE at Ford Amphitheatre [time & location TBA]

2010

Alex is guest artist lecturer in the Asian American Studies Dept. at UC Davis, facilitating/teaching My Own Story (MOS) [ASA 121] for Spring quarter & Summer Session I and II, 2010 [March 29th through Sept. 10th]

Final MOS performance for Spring: Monday, June 7th, 6:30pm (1150 Hart Hall)
Final MOS performance for Summer Session I: Thursday, July 29th, 7pm (1150 Hart Hall)
Final MOS performance for Summer Session II: Thursday, September 9th, 7pm (1150 Hart Hall)

Upcoming Performances

April 4th, 2010

2012
ASIAN VOICES Greatest Hits
directed by Alex Luu
March 6, 7 (Wed/Thu)

UC Davis/Multi-Purpose Room [Student Community Center]
7pm
FREE (limited seating)
http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/ucd/poignant-stories-told-in-asian-voices/

THREE LIVES
(two nights only!)
March 15 & 16 (Thu, Fri)

8pm
$10
Subterranean ArtHouse
2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
http://subterraneanarthouse.org/past-events/three-lives/
http://diacritics.org/2012/my-own-story-an-interview-with-performance-artist-alex-luu

2010
“Asian Voices, Performing Identity & Discovery”
Mondavi Performing Arts Center (Vanderhoef Studio Theater)
Davis, CA

Nov. 19th, 2010
6:30:pm

*one night only!

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