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Durango Colorado’s Fort Lewis College Theater promotes cultural awareness.

By admin | February 17, 2012

Tucked into the foot of the Rocky Mountains in the southwest corner of Colorado, is the quaint and sentient town of Durango. The campus of Fort Lewis college, a four year liberal arts school, stands perched on a plateau along the eastern edge of this small western town. The college commands breath-taking views of the snow-capped La Plata mountains and beautiful Animas valley below.

The college years are an important and impressionable time in a young person’s life. It is a time when cultural awareness and respect for cultural and racial differences can be positively shaped and engrained.Want more? Click here/tag What better way to engage this concept than through artistic expression that may be observed in the performing arts.

The Department of Theatre at Fort Lewis college conducts outstanding performances from a standpoint of multicultural diversity. Since the college itself lies directly in the heart of Native American country, awareness and appreciation of the diversity and importance of native culture is respected and valued. Much of this appreciation of culture is reflected in the Fort Lewis college theatrical performances.

The community of Durango lauds the efforts of the Fort Lewis Theatre Department, for its emphasis and promotion of cultural awareness through its exceptional theatrical productions and performances.

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