The Vagina Monologues Performed at RIT, Feb. 11 and 12
Jan. 18, 2005
by Silandara Bartlett-Gustina
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The RIT Women's Center presents its annual production of The Vagina Monologues, performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and English on Feb. 11 and 12.
The 8 p.m. performances are in Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets—$5 for students, $10 general admission—are available at the candy counter and the Women's Center (room A450), both located in the SAU.
All proceeds from the show go to support the RIT CARES program (Campus advocacy, response and support), a comprehensive program for victims of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.
The Vagina Monologues celebrates V-Day—a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. Through V-Day campaigns, local volunteers and college students produce annual benefit performances of The Vagina Monologues to raise awareness and funds for anti-violence groups within their own communities. In 2004, more than 2000 V-Day benefit events were presented by volunteer activists around the world, educating millions of people about the reality of violence against women and girls.
V-Day at RIT is the only production in the country that performs this play simultaneously in two languages.
For more information, contact the RIT Women's Center at 475-7464 or email@example.com.