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Guest Performance/Lecture | "An Evening of Journalistic Theater" with Dan Hoyle

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Please Note: For Safety Reasons, No Late Seating is possible during this event. Doors Open by 4:15PM

 “A master of his craft. Hoyle is one of our theatrical gems.” 
–San Francisco Chronicle

Celebrated performer Dan Hoyle presents a selection of monologues based on conversations and interviews from the South Bronx housing projects courtyards, Refugee Safe Houses on the Northern Border with Canada, and travels along the Southwestern Border and into Mexico. He will also showcase new, work-in-progress stories from a forthcoming production and discuss the process and ethics of the Journalistic Theater form. An audience Q&A will follow.

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Dan Hoyle is an actor and writer whose brand of immersion research theater has been hailed as "riveting, funny and poignant" (New York Times) and "hilarious, moving and very necessary" (Salon). His solo shows BORDER PEOPLE, EACH AND EVERY THING, THE REAL AMERICANS, TINGS DEY HAPPEN, and CIRCUMNAVIGATOR, have toured the country and overseas including The Public Theater, Culture Project, Baltimore Center Stage, Berkeley Rep, Cleveland Playhouse, Mosaic Theater Company (D.C.), Portland Center Stage, Playmakers Rep, Painted Bride (Philly), The Park in Kolkata, India, the Samuel Beckett Theater in Dublin, Ireland, Taliesin in Swansea, Wales, and a five-city tour of Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja, Bauchi, Jos, and Calabar).

Hoyle has been recognized with many awards, including the Will Glickman, Prize of Hope, Bay Area Theater Critics Circle, multiple TBA awards, and Lucille Lortel (Nomination). He's been supported by grants from the Edgerton Foundation, Pew Theater Initiative, and Fleishhacker Foundation, among others. He holds a double degree in Performance Studies and History from Northwestern University and was a Fulbright Scholar in Nigeria in 2005-2006.

He has been an artist-in-residence at Columbia University’s Heyman Center for Humanities, Trinity College, Dublin, and Santa Clara University. He has taught and performed at numerous universities around the country. He lives in Oakland with his wife, an art teacher in East Bay public schools, and their two children.