14 episodes

Land has memory, buildings have memories. The untold stories that populate every brick of USC's campus deserve to be listened to, because by listening we question, we honor, and we speak our truth. Intended to be listened to while walking through USC's campus, Brick by Brick allows for a truly immersive theatrical event featuring six stories based on USC’s history researched, written, directed, acted, and sound designed by USC students entirely remotely. More information, a list of our sources, and a map to help guide you around campus can be found at aeneidusc.com/brickbybrick

Brick by Brick: An Audio-Theatre Experience Aeneid Theatre Company

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Land has memory, buildings have memories. The untold stories that populate every brick of USC's campus deserve to be listened to, because by listening we question, we honor, and we speak our truth. Intended to be listened to while walking through USC's campus, Brick by Brick allows for a truly immersive theatrical event featuring six stories based on USC’s history researched, written, directed, acted, and sound designed by USC students entirely remotely. More information, a list of our sources, and a map to help guide you around campus can be found at aeneidusc.com/brickbybrick

    Curtain Speech

    Curtain Speech

    Brick by Brick: An Audio-Theatre Experience is an original piece devised and produced by Aeneid Theatre Company at the University of Southern California. A map to help guide you around campus as well as a list of sources used for research on this project can be found at aeneidusc.com/brickbybrick.

    Please be aware that this piece contains racist language, moments of physical abuse, and references to sexual violence that some listeners may find upsetting.

    Aeneid Theatre Company is a student-run theatre group at the University of Southern California. For more information, including upcoming projects, head to aeneidusc.com.

    • 1 min
    Part I: UV Kids

    Part I: UV Kids

    Set in 2017, three friends meet up to play basketball across the street from the newly rebuilt USC Village. However, tensions begin to rise as they stare down this permanent reminder that they can never truly relive their childhoods.



    Director: Christian Alejandro Lopez

    Writer: Aria Schuler

    Researcher: Brooke MacDougal

    Sound Designer: Amelia Anello

    Jessy: Julianna Montano

    Kevin: C.J. Craig

    Max: Javi Casanova

    • 8 min
    Interlude 1

    Interlude 1

    The voice of an ominous Storyteller greets a regular USC student walking on campus, beginning a unique adventure full of rich history and stories of the university's campus.

    Director: Jack Stolrow

    Writer: Diego Dela Rosa

    Sound Designer: Will Forker and Naveen Bhatia

    The Character: Lingaire Ofosuhene

    The Storyteller: Callie Skopelitis

    • 3 min
    Part II: 귀신 (Gwisin)

    Part II: 귀신 (Gwisin)

    What tethers ghosts to our reality? The ghost of Ahn Chang Ho takes you on a tour through moments in time to answer this question, by examining the legacy carried on by his wife and children in their family home.



    Director: Sophia April Grose

    Writer: Samantha Bloom

    Researcher: Tae Jin Suh

    Sound Designer: Nick Kassoy

    Dosan: James Kanuch

    Phillip: Stephen Kim

    Philson: Thomas Winter

    Susan: Kiana Fong

    Ralph: Justus Ahn

    Soorah: Anna Fujii

    Helen: Rebecca (Seo Hyeong) Ko

    • 11 min
    Interlude 2

    Interlude 2

    As the journey continues, the Character hesitantly prepares to hear another story about an often overlooked, yet very important, landmark on campus.

    Director: Jack Stolrow

    Writer: Diego Dela Rosa

    Sound Designer: Will Forker and Naveen Bhatia

    The Character: Lingaire Ofosuhene

    The Storyteller: Callie Skopelitis

    • 3 min
    Part III: The Visitors

    Part III: The Visitors

    On the evening of Día de los Muertos, students Gaby and Dom create an ofrenda to César Chávez. They reflect upon his activism, and how his legacy challenges his critics, his admirers, and the ambitions of all who strive to live in “service to others.”



    Director: Sydney Gamble

    Writer: Diego Dela Rosa

    Researcher: Sierra Tsementzis

    Sound Designer: Amelia Anello

    Gaby: Rebecca Tabor

    Dom: Stella Grimaldi



    Please be aware that this piece contains racist language.

    • 11 min

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