Undesirable Elements/Pioneer Valley is part of Undesirable Elements, an ongoing series that explores the effects of history, race and culture on the individual lives in a community. The project focused on the Pioneer Valley community, with an emphasis on the rich immigrant history of the region. Culture, community and identity collide to form a living history on stage.
Emmanuel “Manou” Dalomba, Nahid Ibrahim, Herman Moreno, Carlos Oliva and Bunthany Thap
Written and directed by: Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks, in collaboration with the cast
Lighting Design: Darren McCroom
Stage Manager: Amae Kurre
Premiere: New WORLD Theatre, Amherst, MA Bowker Auditorium (September 2003)
The New WORLD Theater
Supported in part by grants from The Nathan Cummings Foundation, and MetLife Foundation, as National Sponsor of the Undesirable Elements series.