Audrey Skirball Theatre Projects will sponsor "Common Ground Festival 5" on the UCLA campus June 23-27. Ten attractions ranging from staged readings of new plays to theatre labs and workshops will be offered free of charge.
Performance artist Karen Finley will lead a three-day lab for writer-performers June 23, 24 and 25, 12-5 PM. Enrollment by application only.
Other scheduled productions include the Diavolo Dance Theatre, Oasis Theatre Company, House of Dames, Quincy Long, Fabulous Monsters, Joyce Guy and Julie Jensen.
"The Festival is meant to explore diverse directions toward a shared destination: vibrant new theatre," said an ASK spokesperson.
Call (310) 478-9ASK for information and reservations. Consider your reservations confirmed for all events except the lab, for which enrollment is limited. All unclaimed reservations will be released 15 minutes prior to curtain. Festivites take place on UCLA's north campus in Magowan Hall. Park in structure No. 3. Parking is $5. -- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent