check out some of our past scenes!

 
  Beautiful

"Beautiful" is a moving skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the spring 2012 season. The scene carries a strong message, delivered by women to women, about the realities of sexual assault and being a survivor. Through rapping, singing and instrumentals, the beauty of resilience and hope is revealed.

Written and Composed by: Crystal Rosado, Allison Evans, Brieann Robbins, Lily Cornwell, Daniel Bero, Andrew Rasmussen
  Side of Flexible with Your Sexual

"Side of Flexible with Your Sexual" is a comical skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the spring 2012 season. The scene provides a comedic and informative approach to educate audience members about the many sexual identities belonging on the spectrum of sexual orientation including gay, lesbian, asexual, pansexual and questioning.

Written by Melanie Quinones, Nicholas Springer, Ryan Kacvinsky, Ashley Nicholas
  Voting Schmoting

"Voting Schmoting" is an informative skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the spring 2012 season. The skit challenges students to think about why voter turnout rates among college-age citizens (ages 18-24) are so low, and debunks some of the common excuses for why people don't take the time to vote. The skit concludes with a message of encouragement to students, to educate themselves about political issues and uphold the responsibilities of citizenship.

Written by: Angela Marinello, Crystal Rosado, Allison Evans, Michaela Habberley, Bobby Black
  Under Whose God

"Under Whose God" is an informative skit written by a student in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse during the spring 2012 season. The scene brings to light systems of privilege and oppression as it relates to religion. Four performers explain their religious and spiritual views and discuss the ways in which Christian privilege has impacted their lives, leaving the audience with the message that with great privilege comes great responsibility.

Written by: Stephanie Fletcher
  Still Dreaming

"Still Dreaming" is a powerful scene created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse during the spring 2012 season. The scene presents various myths and opinions regarding undocumented citizens and access to higher education. Throughout the scene, performers provide accurate information about the Dream Act, immigration and higher education. For additional information on the movement to Drop the I-word, visit http://www.colorlines.com/droptheiword/.

Written by: Crystal Rosado, Allison Evans, Fatima Guled, Lejia Dongzhu, Michaela Habberley
  Words

“Words” is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse during the spring 2011 season.

Written by: Dan Rosenblatt, Angela Marinello, Jenifer Roberts, Jon Terry
  Promoting Ignorance

“Promoting Ignorance” is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse during the spring 2011 season.

Written by: Sonia Cruz, Brent Jacobs, Mai Mao Yang, Angela Marinello, Kenny Rosales
  Privilege of Pain

“Privilege of Pain” is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse during the spring 2011 season.

Written by: Dewayne Wrencher, Mai Mao Yang, Jon Terry
  All Our Privilege

“All Our Privilege” is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse during the spring 2011 season. The skit highlights the many privileges granted to individuals based on race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability and class. The scene emphasizes the responsibility associated with privilege and the importance of viewing awareness as a journey, not a guilt trip.

Written by: Jonathan McCune, Dewayne Wrencher, Melanie Quiñones, Bri Carroll, Mia Stickelmaier, Jon Terry
 

It’s Time to Mother Earth


"It’s Time to Mother Earth" is a short animated film created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the fall 2010 season. The message of the film is to promote environmentally sustainable practices like recycling, waste reduction, and eating locally-produced foods.


Produced by: Kenny Rosales, Krystal Porter, Sarah Wilcox, Skyler Frickelton

 

 

 

False Prophecy


“False Prophecy” is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the fall 2010 season that addresses societal roles and stereotypes as they pertain to racial identity. The skit uses a humorous approach to show that we can defy the racial stereotypes and expectations that the media and larger society oftentimes promote.


Written by: Mai Lea Yang, Dewayne Wrencher, Andrew Rasmussen, Jon Terry; Performed by: Krystal Porter, Caitlin Cullen, Dewayne Wrencher, Andrew Rasmussen, Mai Lea Yang

 

Hey Beautiful


“Hey Beautiful” is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the fall 2010 season. The skit uses humor and a dating show platform to show the absurdity of judging ourselves and others based on superficial appearances, and the importance of seeing everyone's inner beauty.


Written by:  Michaela Habberley, Angela Marinello, Mary Glatzmaier, Caitlin Cullen, Jackie Bisson; Performed by: Jonathan McCune, Angela Marinello, Skyler Frickelton, Kenny Rosales, Dewayne Wrencher

 

Interracial Love


“Interracial Love” is a is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the fall 2010 season. The skit follows three interracial, romantic relationships that friends and family frown upon. When the disapproval from their parents conflicts with the messages they were taught about unconditional love, the young adults are left wondering about the legitimacy of their life lessons.


Written by: Kenny Rosales, Jonathan McCune, Sarah Wilcox, Dewayne Wrencher, Krystal Porter; Performed by: Kenny Rosales, Krystal Porter, Dewayne Wrencher, Angela Marinello, Jonathan McCune, Sarah Wilcox, Jon Terry, Mai Lea Yang, Pa Zao Xiong, Shaundel Spivey, Brent Bankes

 

What Kind of Asian Are You?


“What Kind of Asian Are You?” is a skit and spoken word piece created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the fall 2010 season. The skit uses a combination of humor and seriousness to tackle the model minority myth and other stereotypes attributed to Asians.


Written by: Kenny Rosales, Angela Marinello, Mai Lea Yang, Caitlin Cullen; Performed by: Kenny Rosales, Jackie Bisson, Michaela Habberley, Mai Lea Yang, Shaundel Spivey, Dewayne Wrencher, Angela Marinello


  Got Consent? / Blue Blanket

"Got Consent?" is a skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the spring 2008 season. takes a look at the topic of sexual assault, rape and consent in the college campus scene. The second part of the skit, "Blue Blanket," is a piece written by poet/activist Andrea Gibson.

Written by: Vanessa Armstrong, Mao Cheng, Ben Cooney, Tofer Femal,
Claire Ganshert, Jill Hayes

 

Closet Redhead

"Closet Redhead" is a powerful skit created by students in Awareness through Performance (ATP) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse during the spring 2007 season. The skit uses the metaphor of "God Hates Redheads" to symbolize the oppression against the LGBTQ community.

Written by: Bug Woodworth & Molly Censky; Performed by: Jessi Witkins and Molly Censky

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