Posting Date: February 22, 2012
Peruvian theater ensemble, Cuatrotablas, visits Kennesaw State
Weeklong residency is part of the university's 'Year of Peru' program
KENNESAW, Ga.—Cuatrotablas, an award winning Peruvian theater ensemble, will present "Los Ríos Profundos" Feb. 23 and 24, 8 p.m. in the Howard Logan Stillwell Theater at Kennesaw State. This production is a theatrical adaptation of Peruvian poet and novelist José María Arguedas' third novel. (Note: The play will be performed in Spanish).
KSU is hosting Cuatrotablas for a weeklong residency as part of its 'Year of Peru' program. Cuatrotablas founder and director, Mario Delgado, and seven actors from the ensemble will be on campus Feb. 20 - 25 to offer master classes to theater students, visit Spanish literature courses and to participate in a panel at KSU's "Understanding Peru through visual, culinary, performance and literary culture" conference on Feb. 25.
Currently celebrating their 40th anniversary, Cuatrotablas visit to KSU is sponsored in part by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Commerce and Tourism, PromPeru and the Consulate of Peru in Atlanta.
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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering 80 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing, and a Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing population of more than 24,100 students from 142 countries.
The KSU College of the Arts is one of only four Georgia institutions to have achieved full national accreditation for all of its arts departments.