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DOGFIGHT: The Musical

DOGFIGHT: The Musical

Program: Social and Environmental Sustainability Grant
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DOGFIGHT: The Musical

This was a play organized by U-M students that takes place in the Vietnam War era and follows the stories of soldiers awaiting deployment. The show explores themes of camaraderie, forgiveness, tradition, and love while dealing with the complexities of PTSD, social stigma, racism, and war. In order to make the play more sustainable, the show was done using entirely LED lights, which the group was able to get using SES funding. They used funding to recycle post-production materials and reuse the LED lighting for other plays. In addition, they held talkback discussions after the performances to discuss our sustainability efforts and promote similar sustainable practices.