Opening night sold out!
ALAXSXA | ALASKA weaves puppetry, video installations, recorded interviews, and yuraq (Alaska Native Yup’ik drum and dance) in a collage of striking contemporary and historical encounters between indigenous Alaska Native communities and newcomers to the Great Land. Find out more about the show here.
Join us for post-show discussions on Oct 15, 19*, 21**, & 27
*Emily Johnson, American theater artist of Yup'ik descent to join
**Joe Baker and Hadrien Coumans, founders and creators of The Lenape Center to join
"Contemporary Stories of the Lenape Diaspora" co-hosted by The Lenape Center and Ping Chong + Company
5th Floor, 47 Great Jones St
October 21, 3:30-5pm
FREE. Please RSVP email@example.com with subject heading "storycircle"
Founder and executive director of the Lenape Center, Joe Baker, shares personal stories from the Lenape diaspora. Gary Upay'aq Beaver (Yup'ik), a co-creator and performer in Ping Chong + Company's theater production ALAXSXA | ALASKA shares yuraq (Yup'ik drum and dance) and perspectives on his indigenous experience in rural Alaska. Participants are strongly encouraged to reserve tickets for that evening's 7pm performance of ALAXSXA | ALASKA, around the corner at La MaMa (66 E 4th St).
Lenape Center is a indigenous organization continuing Lenapehoking, by promoting Lenape language and the creation, development, distribution and exhibition of Lenape arts and culture in Manhattan.
Alaska Native Yup'ik Drum and Dance & Contemporary Arctic Life with Ryan Conarro and Gary Upay'aq Beaver [Yup'ik]
Room 106, Woolworth Music Building, Princeton University
October 24, 1:30pm
Free and open to the public
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity
CityLore, 56 East 1st St
November 15, 7pm
Join us at CityLore for our interview-based theater production exploring the diverse experiences of young Muslim New Yorkers coming of age in a post 9/11 NYC.