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  • Thursday, Jan 16
    Whittier College President Participates in White House College Summit

    Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger joined fellow higher education leaders at the White Hou... More

  • Wednesday, Jan 15
    Greenleaf Gallery presents "Place, Change, Light" by Bob Alderette and Margaret Lazzari

    Whittier College is pleased to present two discreet bodies of work by Los Angeles artists Bob A... More

  • Monday, Jan 13
    Whittier College Part of New Liberal Arts Consortium

    Whittier College is part of a new consortium of five West Coast liberal arts colleges tasked with de... More

  • Monday, Jan 13
    Alumnus Steve Matthiasson '91 Named Winemaker of the Year

    The San Francisco Chronicle has named Whittier alumnus Steve Matthiasson its "Winemaker of the... More

"ESCLAVAS" A Play in Spanish

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts and Teatro Sinergia proudly present "ESCLAVAS," written and directed by Rubén Amavlzca-Murúa. Every year, hundreds of young women are kidnapped using violence, deceit or coercion and forced into prostitution. The victims are held using threats, forced debt, lies, and violence. "ESCLAVAS" tells the history, inspired by a real case, of a young Mexican woman brought to the US under the promise of marriage and forced to work as a prostitute, while her mother desperately searches for her. 

The play is in Spanish.

  • Thursday, Jan 09
    Whittier Opens State-Of-The-Art Music Studio

    Cue the melody and hit record. On Wednesday, Whittier College’s Department of Music officiall... More

  • Tuesday, Jan 07
    Brazilian World Percussion Performs at BCS National Championship Pregame Show

    The Whittier College Brazilian World Percussion troupe made its Rose Bowl stadium debut this Mo... More