Cinthia Chen, Anna May Wong, the Actress Who Died a Thousand Deaths
Utilizes "live cinema theater" to both re-create and reimagine moments from Anna May Wong's films and life, subverting typecasted and Orientalist tropes of her films & offering a "re-framing" onstage.
Marcelle Davies-Lashley, Liberian Girl in Brooklyn
The piece creates a snapshot of Marcelle's family history, interweaving songs and movement of American and West African influences.
Cristina Pitter, Decolonizing My Vagina
A ritual performance piece exploring the relationship to self-love and self-worth as seen through the experiences of a queer fat woman of color who has dated primarily white men.
Edisa Weeks/Delirious Dances, Three Rites: Liberty
Connected like a puppet to objects informing the black experience, Edisa alternates between blackface & whiteface storytelling & visceral dance to dig into the foundations of Liberty in America.