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Featured Upcoming Events

Brian Copeland
"Not a Genuine Black Man"

Join comedian, actor and author Brian Copeland for this special performance of "Not a Genuine Black Man". The longest running solo show in San Francisco history, “Not a Genuine Black Man” recounts Brian Copeland's experiences growing up in the East Bay area, in what was then considered "one of the most racist suburbs in America." More about Brian Copeland's "Not a Genuine Black Man".

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  • Wednesday, May 4, 7:30pm
  • Tickets: $15/$10
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Playwrights Festival 2016
Student Repertory Theatre Company

The aim of the festival is to cultivate plays from professional and emerging playwrights that speak to our college students and contribute to fostering the next generation of theatre artists. More about the Playwrights Festival 2016.

Ohlone College Playwrights Festival logo.
  • Thursday - Friday, May 5-6 at 8:00pm
  • Tickets: $10
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  • NUMMI Studio Theatre

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About the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

Drawing of the Smith Center complex.Opened in 1995 on the Ohlone College campus in Fremont, California, the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts houses the G. Craig Jackson main stage theater, the NUMMI studio theater, the Louie-Meager Art Gallery, an outdoor amphitheater, a dance studio, television studios, and a radio station.

The Smith Center at Ohlone College supports the educational needs of the Ohlone College Fine and Performing Arts programs and serves as a cultural center for southern Alameda and northern Santa Clara counties. This state of the art facility is dedicated to providing programming that enriches and enhances the community's cultural life.

For more information, see History of the Smith Center.