Ping Chong+Company receives National Theater Project grant from New England Foundation for the Arts!.
Ping Chong + Company is one of 6 recipients of the 2016 National Theater Project (NTP) Creation and Touring Grant for our upcoming project, Where the Sea Breaks Its Back. NTP promotes the development and touring of artist-led, ensemble, and devised theater works. Read the full press release here.
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity
Upcoming national performances:
Reston Community Center, VA - November 2, 2016
UC Santa Barbara - November 19, 2016
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - February 18, 2017
Coming Soon: Collidescope 3.0
February 10-19, 2017, Wake Forest University Theatre
Collidescope : Adventures in Pre and Post-Racial America by Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks premiered in 2014 at the University of Maryland, and has had a subsequent production at University of Massachusetts Amherst, with future touring in development. This piece was inspired in part by the unjust killing of Trayvon Martin and is a prismatic exploration of the history of violence directed at African Americans from the Colonial Era to the present. Read an interview with Ping and Talvin about Collidescope here.
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Ping Chong Awarded the National Medal of Arts!.
Ping Chong was honored with the National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists by the United States government. Watch the complete award ceremony, including President Obama's remarks HERE .
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