About the Production
Undesirable Elements/ Washington DC is an interview-based theater production featuring the first-hand experiences of five residents of Washington DC. The participants, originally from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Liberia, Mexico, Vietnam share extraordinary stories from their own lives. The production seeks to break down stereotypes and engage in community dialogue by showcasing the real-life stories and experiences of Washington DC, from those whose stories might not otherwise be heard.
Production Team And Cast
Ping Chong and Michael Rohd
Ping Chong and Michael Rohd, in association with the cast
Rebecca Read Medrano
Kim Chan & Soledad
Project Coordinator/Stage Manager
Edgar R. Ovando
Marlene Calista Cooper, Sandy Hoa Dang, Eugenio Longoria, Arnoldo Ramos, Alida Yath
Gala Teatro Hispano, Washington DC (June 2000)
Rosslyn Spectrum Theater, Arlington VA (October 2001)
Supported by Artists & Communities, a program of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.