Voices of Survivors: An Evening of Original Student Theatre

By Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (other events)

Wednesday, March 22 2017 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) in Pan Pacific Park and Santa Monica High School Theatre proudly announce the performance of “Voices of Survivors,” on Wednesday, March 22nd; an evening of original student theatre based on the life stories of four Holocaust Survivors in our community.

The performance is the culmination of an eight-week collaborative project between LAMOTH and Santa Monica High School’s Theatre Department. Students in Acting Class participated in the LAMOTH Voices of History Theatre Workshop, in which students engage in Holocaust history at the Museum, dialogue and interview Survivors about their personal narratives, and work with professional writing mentors from Writer’s Room Productions to create scenes inspired by their Survivors’ life stories. This project is made particularly meaningful by the fact that these students are the same age the Survivors were when they lived through the Holocaust.

The original student production will reflect scenes and themes from the narratives of four Holocaust Survivors who participated in this program: David Lenga, Edith Frankie, Avraham Perlmutter, and Erika Fabian.

Support for this program comes from the Michael & Irene Ross Endowment Fund.