A New Undesirable Elements: Japan, Produced by Nippon Foundation's DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS Program
Ping Chong + Company is back in Japan! Co-created by Ping Chong and former UE cast member Hiromi Sakamoto, this interview-based production will highlight those living with disabilities and/or on the margins of Japanese society in Tokyo. More info here.
January 18-20, 2019
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space
January 26-27, 2019
Grand Front Osaka Knowledge Theater
Press Conference Coverage in Natalie Entertainment Site (Japanese), August 31, 2018
Profile Theater Commissions Ping Chong + Company to Create Undesirable Elements Production Exploring Chronic Illness and Healthcare in Portland, Oregon
Led by Associate Director Sara Zatz, this production is a community-specific interview-based work of theater examining issues of chronic illness, caregiving and healthcare. The work will feature stories of three members of Profile Theater's Community Profile program, along with those of health-care practitioners and policy-makers, co-created and performed by the participants themselves.
This project is made possible by a Creative Heights grant from the Oregon Community Foundation and funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. More info here.
February 8-10,15-17, 2019
Morrison Stage at Artists Repertory Theater