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Dig It! Voices/Voces: Our Young People Speak!

People's Theatre Project

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Dig It! Voices/Voces: Our Young People Speak!

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People's Theatre Project and Seven Stories Institute in partnership with the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood present

A theatrical collage of music, words and movement created and performed by local teens. Inspired by Howard Zinn’s Young People’s History of the United States and their own life experiences, the young actors have also created a printed anthology which will be available at the performance.

May 19 | 7:30pm | YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood | 54 Nagle Avenue | 10040

May 22 | 2pm | The Morris-Jumel Mansion | 65 Jumel Terrace | 10032

Developed and Performed by:
Sofia Arnold, Ben Edelman, Romy Garcia, Jelissa Hernandez,
Angel Martinez, Angel Suazo

Program Facilitators:
Mino Lora (Artistic Director, People’s Theatre Project) and
Veronica Liu (Managing Editor, Seven Stories Press)

Guest Facilitators:
Eddie Antar (playwright), Bob Braswell (actor), Sarita Covington (poet/actor),
Dyalekt (poet/actor),  Daniella Gitlin (writer), Will Glass (musician), Melissa Riker (choreographer), Andrew Sargent (historian)


Voices/Voces: Our Young People Speak! is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by NewYork State Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Additional support for People’s Theatre Project is provided by the Union Square Awards, a project of the Tides Center; and NoMAA Regrant Program, made possible by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation.

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People's Theatre Project

People’s Theatre Project, a nonprofit arts and social justice organization, unites members of under-represented communities to raise awareness of their shared struggles through the personally and socially transformative process of collaborative theatre making.

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