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.
Summer Training Institute
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
July 30-August 4, 2018
Applications due April 15
The Ping Chong + Company Training Institute is a one-week training intensive during which participants work directly with Ping Chong + Company artists to learn the process of creating Undesirable Elements, including: how to conduct interviews and develop original script components; strategies to build relationships with community organizations; and master sessions with Ping Chong exploring the related aesthetics and social justice issues of his multidisciplinary works More info here.