The NOCTURNE REMIX 2020 online gallery is now live!. We will also be featuring each artist and their project on our social media feeds (@pingchongco).
Nocturne REMIX 2020 is a series of online works reflecting on the current moment created by a cohort of artists affiliated with Ping Chong + Company. It’s a remix of a postponed performance event, Nocturne in 2020, that was originally intended to premiere in April 2020.
DIGITAL EVENT RECORDING now available online: Secret Survivors 10th Anniversary Screening and Community Panel
We held the Secret Survivors 10th Anniversary Screening and Community Panel on Sunday, April 5th online. Ping Chong + Company, Mirror Memoirs, and Girls for Gender Equity hosted a live panel discussion with NYC and national survivor advocates and community organizers, focusing on how the movement to end child sexual abuse has changed in the intervening 10 years. View the recording of the online event here: >https://vimeo.com/404718892
This event celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Secret Survivors, a groundbreaking interview-based theater production, conceived by Amita Swadhin, written and directed by Ping Chong + Company Associate Director Sara Zatz, featuring 5 adult survivors of child sexual abuse (original cast: Gabriella Callender, Lucia Leandro Gimeno, RJ Maccani, Diana Sands, and Amita Swadhin). telling their true stories on stage.
The session included a grounding meditation for survivors and a therapist presenting tools for survivors currently impacted by isolation, financial vulnerability, and renewed trauma related to the impact of COVID-19.
The documentary Secret Survivors: Using Theater to Break the Silence, a film by Melanie Vi Levy, is available to screen for FREE from April 1-5th, 2020. Screen the film here (no password required through April 5 ONLY): >https://vimeo.com/53875627
Ignacio Rivera (Founder, The Heal Project)
Shanée Smith (Sisters in Strength Program Manager, Girls for Gender Equity)
Quentin Walcott (Co-Executive Director, CONNECT NYC)
Sara Zatz (Writer/Director of Secret Survivors, Associate Director, Ping Chong + Company, NYC)
Moderator: Amita Swadhin (Co-Creator, Secret Survivors; Founder, Mirror Memoirs)
Meditation Leader: Aishah Shahidah Simmons (Creator, Love With Accountability)
Therapeutic Support: Ebony Williams, LMFT, YTT-200
Panel and Q+A
Therapeutic Support Offerings for Survivors
Accessibility: The panel was archived, with a full transcript.