NATIVE VOICES AT THE AUTRY FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS READINGS
Cikiuteklluku (Giving Something Away)
A young Yup'ik girl from rural Alaska faces heartache when a non-Native couple adopts her baby. Written by Holly Stanton (Yup'ik*)
Directed by Ed Bourgeois
Dramaturgy by Shelley Orr
Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 pm
Ungipamsuuka (My Story)
An Alaskan Native sculptor boldly confronts familial, cultural, and sexual trauma with the healing power of art.
Written by Susie Silook (Siberian Yupik/Inupiaq*)
Directed by Stephan Wolfert
Dramaturgy by Robert Caisley and Lauren Simon, Assistant Dramaturg
Friday, June 17 at 7:30 pm
The Bird House
Questions about family, faith, community and the very soil we live on collide in a small West Texas town.
Written by Diane Glancy (Cherokee*)
Directed by Robert Caisley
Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman
Saturday, June 18 at 1:00 pm
The Woman Who Was Captured by Ghosts
A Cheyenne woman faces her own mortality on a metaphysical journey to a place where tradition is the best medicine.
Written by Julie Pearson-Little Thunder (Creek*)
Directed by Jere Hodgin
Dramaturgy by Julie Jensen
Saturday, June 18 at 4:00 pm
VENUE:Wells Fargo Theater
The Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA, 90027-1462.
TICKETS:$10/play or $25/ four-play festival pass; Half price for students, senior and military; free for Autry members
INFORMATION:(323) 667-2000, ext. 354 www.NativeVoicesattheAutry.org