Thai performance at CSLA


Contact: Margie Yu, Public Affairs Assistant

PHONE: (323) 343-3047

FAX: (323) 343-6405

Cal State L.A. Presents "Thai Classical Literature and

What& Who:

The Theatre Arts and Dance Department at California State University,
Los Angeles opens its Winter Quarter series with Thai Classical Literature
and Folktales
, a theatrical production by CSLA graduate student Kulthida Maneerat. This is a story about a Thai princess exploring her own life and that of many Thai emigrants. It follows the journey of Prince Apaimanee as he encounters magical sea creatures and princesses.

Friday, February 9 - Sunday, February 11, 1996.

Hours: Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2:30 p.m.


Cal State L.A. King Hall, 5th Floor. The University is located at the Eastern Ave. exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Fwys.


Kulthida Maneerat earned her bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts
with a focus on play directing from Chulalongkorn University,
Thailand, in 1990. After graduation, Maneerat and her colleagues
from the university established The Horizon Theatre, a repertory
theatre company. The company's goal was to change Thai audience's
understanding and acceptance of contemporary art and also to
broaden the dimension of Thai theatre. She worked with The Horizon
Theatre until 1994 when she decided to further her education
at Cal State L.A. In this performance she combines Thai classical
dance and literature with modern movement and Western theatre


$8 general admission, $5 students and senior citizens. Substantial
discounts on this and other regular Theatre Arts and Dance '96
offerings with a CSLA OnStage Series Pass. Call the CSLA box
office, (323) 343-4118.


For more details, call the CSLA Theatre Arts and Dance Department,
(323) 343-4110.

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