Call for Juneau Histories Theater Project Participants
Ping Chong + Company is creating a new Undesirable Elements interview-based performance of communities, histories, and connections, produced by the Juneau Arts & Histories Council. This project will be led by Ping Chong, Ryan Conarro, and Juneau artist Frank Kaash Katasse (Tlingit). We are looking for Juneau residents willing to share their own stories on stage--no professional acting experience required. More info here.
Participant questionnaires are due January 17, 2018.
Undesirable Elements: Generation NYZ
The Duke on 42nd Street
January 13-21, 2018
Exclusively for The New Victory Theater, Ping Chong + Company will amplify the voices of young New Yorkers in the 25th UNDESIRABLE ELEMENTS. From recent discord to distant dreams, hear every experience as they speak their truths and share their stories. Real People. Real Lives. Real Theater.
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity
IPAY Showcase, Philadelphia
January 24-27, 2018
Pennsylvania premiere! Beyond Sacred is an interview-based theater production exploring the diverse experiences of young Muslim New Yorkers coming of age in a post 9/11 NYC.
“A beautiful, funny, and intensely poignant cry for tolerance..” -Santa Barbara Independent
Undesirable Elements: Dearborn
Arab American National Museum
May 11-12, 2018
Experience the world premiere of a new interview-based theater project, created in collaboration with and featuring members of Dearborn’s Arab American community onstage. A “seated opera for the spoken word,” the play will explore racism, the growth of the Arab American community, and the impact of Islamophobia.