Vincent Chandler is a Performance Artist and Teacher. Utilizing primary source materials Vincent conceives, writes, and performs theatrical work designed to create a dialogue about personal responsibility and public awareness of the problems that individuals and communities face today. In October 2009, Vincent began traveling to each of the 23 CSU/California State University campuses to meet students, administrators, faculty and lecturers and to collect their personal stories surrounding the current budget crisis. After 100 interviews, he will generate a theatrical performance that will initiate and contribute to a greater dialogue about the state of California. Vincent received his BA and MA in Communication Studies from San Francisco State University.