Ping Chong

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UE/Albuquerque, 2006

ABOUT

Undesirable Elements/Albuquerque is a glimpse into five unique lives from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Cast members from diverse personal backgrounds explore intersecting experiences of difference, including disability, Native American identity, and single motherhood. What they each have in common is that they have all felt as if they did not fit into the world in which they were living.

CAST

Amanda Hilleque, Arlyn John, Larry Lorenza, Tonya Rivera, Anna Zollinger

Additional performers:
Bradd Howard, Susan Stroupe

ARTISTIC TEAM

Conceived and Directed by: Ping Chong
Writers: Ping Chong and Sara Zatz, in collaboration with the cast
Lighting Design: Darren McCroom
Technical Director: Colby Landers
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Jessica Barkl
ASL Interpreter: Jaime Campbell

PERFORMANCES

Premiere: First Annual Out of the Ordinary Festival, VSA North Fourth Art Center, Albuquerque, NM (October 2006)

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PRESS

These Exiles Find Their Own Strong, Able Voice, Albuquerque Tribune, Oct. 2006 (Right Click to View)

MULTIMEDIA

Photos:
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IMPACT

"We attend a lot of theater and this performance was truly extraordinary- a unique experience . . .I'd like to see it again."
“I think the whole world should see it."
"I'd pay more. This is a must-see event."
"Excellent, one of the finest events in New Mexico."
"Engaging, educational, moving and powerful."
"Superb – original – relevant – engaging – intensely moving."

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

VSA North Fourth Art Center

FUNDERS

Supported in part by grants from The Nathan Cummings Foundation, and MetLife Foundation, National Sponsor of Undesirable Elements