UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA OUTREACH COLLEGE
Community Services Division
Damien by Aldyth Morris
Info: Jul 28 • Sat • 7:30pm • Kennedy Theatre • Call 956-8246 for ticket information and costs. • Tickets are available on line at www.etickethawaii.com, by phone at 944-2697, or visit any UH Ticket outlet (Stan Sheriff Center, Rainbowtique Store in Ward Center, and the UH Mānoa Campus Center ticket office), service charges apply. Advance sales end at midnight the day prior to the performance. For more information call 956-8246.
Father Damien, now Saint Damien, was born in Belgium in 1840 and came to Hawai‘i in 1864. He was ordained at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral and in 1873 chose to serve the needs of people with Hansen`s disease who had been forcibally relocated to an isolated peninsula on the island of Moloka‘i .
Join us for this riveting drama of Saint Damien`s life in Hawai‘i by Aldyth Morris. Performed by Hawai‘i actor Dann Seki. Dann is a stage and screen actor as well as a storyteller. He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and the Hawai‘i State Theatre Council (HSTC).
From Aiea, Hawai‘i , Dann has degrees in Audiology and Health Services Administration. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous local commercials, most of the television shows filmed in Hawai‘i , and on stage at many of the local theatres. A storyteller since 1994, he has performed statewide at various libraries and seniorcenters; at the Windward Community College Storytelling Festival, the Talk Story Festival, First Night Hawai‘i , and on a statewide tour of `Pearl Harbor Remembered,` to name but a few.
Presented by the Mānoa Readers/Theatre Ensemble, a coproduction of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature and Outreach College.Support is provided by the Halekulani Corporation, the Mānoa Arts & Minds Series, Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, the Mānoa Foundation and Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing.