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Culture Clatter

Culture ClatterFoothill College Theatre Arts presents Culture Clatter, a free series showcasing new works and playwrights from the vibrant cultural and ethnic communities of Silicon Valley.

Join Us Saturdays, December 5-19

A new Culture Clatter will be offered every Saturday evening, Dec. 5–19, 2020, via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with Foothill faculty and members of the artistic team.


About the Plays and our Partnerships

These short plays from local playwrights are being produced through partnerships with artists from the non-profit theatre companies Bay Area Drama, The Pear Theatre, and Bindlestiff Studio.

Stories from South Asia  • Saturday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m.

Presented in cooperation with Bay Area Drama Company

Bobbi and Bobby

Written and directed by Basab Pradhan

  • Bharat - Havish Ravipati
  • Bobbi - Grace Liu
  • Mom - Rita Bhatia
  • Dad - Pierre Gopal

Written by Sindu Singh, adapted and directed by Sathish Sattanathan

  • Meera - Anju Prakash
  • Son - Anirudh Mohan
  • Rohini - Vaishnavi Sridhar
  • Handyman - Paul Costello
  • Daughter-in-law - Sunanda Mukundan


Stories from Black America • Saturday, Dec. 12 at 5 p.m.

Presented in cooperation with The Pear Theatre

Thinking Out Loud

Written by Sinjin Jones, directed by Tessa Corrie

  • Keith - Yusef Seevers
  • Mark - Luke Myers
Habari Gani

Written by Cleavon Smith, directed by Tessa Corrie

  • Tony - Troy Rockett
  • Victor - Antonio Harris
  • James - Alvin Adrian Lee
  • Meredith - Carolina Morones


Stories from Filipino America  • Saturday, Dec. 19 at 5 p.m.

Presented in cooperation with Bindlestiff Studio

Cara’s World

Written by Christina Ying, directed by Jeffrey Lo


  • Cara - Mia Bernardino
  • Bethany - Dana Solimon
  • Tammy - Carina Lastimosa

Written by Conrad Panganiban, directed by Jeffrey Lo


  • Swivels - Allan Silva
  • Teardrop - Raisa Donato

Written and directed by Jeffrey Lo


  • Floyd - Wes Gabrillo
  • Emillia - Christine Jamling Chang
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