Elect erect perform critique

Elect erect perform critique - Will Cliff WAC 1 South...

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Will Cliff 10/4/09 WAC 1 South African Artist Makes Impact at UCLA Last night Pieter-Dirk Uys, a famous South African artist and political satirist, captured the hearts and laughs of the audience at the Gloria Kaufman Hall on the UCLA campus with his show “ Elections and Erections .” In his approximately two hour show, Uys and his rich personality presented a variety of brilliant impersonations ranging from Bill and Hillary Clinton, to Reverend Desmond Tutu, to fictional yet humorous Afrikaans characters. Watching Uys perform is an experience in itself. While he brings his professional acting skills to the table, he adds a unique artistic twist through his blunt and openly gay personality. He says things as they are and conveys them beautifully through his wide range of accents and facial expressions. While doing his impersonation of an Afrikaans wife of a Nazi, Uys said, “Yes I was your wife. Good to you for Washing, Ironing, Fucking, Etc.” Sex was a prominent theme in the performance—hence its title
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course WAC 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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