Dreaming of Our Future/Soñando de Nuestro Futuro

Dreaming of Our Future/Soñando de Nuestro Futuro

Developed by the students at Cal State LA, this new ensemble-based theatre project focuses on the plights and challenges of DACA students and immigrant families and communities against the backdrop of the rise of xenophobia and attacks against marginalized communities. This project weaves together personal stories, current news stories, the constantly shifting U.S. immgration policies and procedures, and a Call to Action for engagement and activism! 

Directed by Professor Tanya Kane-Parry


Feb 11-15: performances at the KCACTF Region 8 festival CSU Fulleron in the Devised Performance series 

Weds Feb 25 & Thur Feb 27: 4 Performances and Post-performance discussions: Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery, Cal State LA: 3:15 pm – 4:30; 6:15 pm – 7:30


Touring Organized by the Center for Engagement, Service and the Public Good (CESPG)

If you are interested in booking this project for a performance at your institution/organization, please click on this LINK

Note the following scheduling parameters:

Available dates: March 2 - May 9

Not available: March 19-22 and March 26 - April 5

General scheduling days/times:

Week day evenings, from 7 pm onwards for SoCal organizations and institutions

Friday mornings/early afternoons for high school performances and more


  • Jocelyn Acosta 
  • Alexia Baca
  • Dennis Bautista 
  • Jaylene Cesena 
  • Wen Chin
  • Mitsy Cruz 
  • Oscar Duque
  • Audrey Marie
  • Alexa Ortiz 
  • Ashley Robles 
  • Sandy Suarez 
  • Matt Stepan

Stage Manager: Elsa Babouhot

Costume Assistants: 
Karla Galaviz 
Alexander Montgomery 
Maritza Leon
Special Thanks to everyone who contributed to the development and presentation of this new work:
José Cruz Gonzalez and students in his Community Theatre class, Spring 2019
Students in the Advanced Creative Workshop course who contributed to the writing and creation of this script: Naomi Chen, Dane Gbrayes, Te'Juana Johnson, Samuel Ortiz, Ashley Robles, Fall 2019
The Erika J. Glazer Family Dreamers Resource Center
Imagining America Gathering
Bree Vallee, Coordinator for the Devised Theatre program, Kennedy Center American Theatre Festival Region 8
Miko Cho, Director of the Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Center
Dr. Linda Essig, Dean of the College of Arts and Letters
Meredith Greenburg, Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance
Prof. Daniel Czypinski
Staff: Bruce Zwinge, Tim Jones, Rico Garcia


If you have additional questions about the production, please contact Tanya Kane-Parry

If you have additional questions about inviting the project to your institutions, please contact:

Taffany Lam, CESPG, 323-343-5421

Dreaming of Our Future/Soñando de Nuestro Futuro


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