LIVING NEWSPAPER WOMEN’S* EDITION
Residency: Governor’s Island, NYC, September 2018
Work-in-progress performances open to the public:
Saturday, September 8
1 pm, 3 pm and 4:30 pm
Nolan Lane, Building 6A
Intersectional topics related to health, justice, freedom in a devised theater project
Ego Actus Theatre (Joan Kane)
through the Laboratorium Residency with Rising Sun Performance Company
Read More: About the Living Newspaper Women’s Edition
Eight actors, four writers, one director: creating new works in a week-long residency experimenting with the Living Newspaper and concentrating on women’s* issues (women and women-identified).
Participating artists include actors Debra Khan-Bey, Katie Mack, Mary Monahan, Patty Talley, Lia Tamborra and Joan Valentina; writers Brigitte Barnett, Jessica Carmona, Cindy Cooper and Cassandra Medley. Joan Kane directs.
Below: Nolan Lane 6a Governor’s Island: Directions to the ferry ($0-$3).
Workshops: Creative Theatre and Arts, New York City, 2017
For women and mothers reintegrating with the community post-prison
LIVE RADIO PERFORMANCES ON SOUNDCLOUD!
with Julissa Roman, Claudia Schneider, Crista Marie Westley (pictured)
directed by Francesca Mantani Arkus
with the International Women Artists Salon Radio and Heidi Russell
1-Incantation by June Jordan (all)
2- She said – before 1973 by Judith Arcana (all)
3-Nobody by Esosa Edosomwan (Crista)
4-Fine Line (Julissa)
5-You’re On Your Own by Michael David Quinn (all)
6-Parallel Lives by Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney, intro by Angela Bonavoglia (Claudia, Crista)
7-Siege by Susan Wicklund adapted by Cindy Cooper (Claudia)
8-Laws I Want by Words of Choice (all)
9-Why I March by Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo-Wondieh (all)
LIVE STREAMING REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM THEATER FESTIVAL
The first-ever Live and Live Streaming REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM FESTIVAL — March 20, 2016.
Live Streaming from NYC to 50 states and 10 countries
Review the event on Storify.
See pictures of the event at the site of partner VirtualArts TV.
Read a wrap-up of the event.
An Evening Showcase of Short Films & Videos
International Women Artists’ Salon and Hell’s Kitchen Short Film Fest 2016
“Reproductive Justice Tour”
REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM ON FIRE!
A Special 40 minute Performance!
The LEFT FORUM, NYC
Featuring performers: Stacey Linnartz, Krystel Lucas
Claudia Schneider, directed by Francesca Mantani Arkus,
compiled by Cindy Cooper
Read more about Reproductive Freedom on Fire
Creative Workshop with FaithAloud
WBAI/Joy of Resistance Feminist Film Festival – Brooklyn
“Reproductive Justice Walking Tour” FILM plus Live Performance Excerpts with Stacey Linnartz!
The International Women Artists Salon at Dixon Place in NYC
Screening with the UK Festival of Choice
REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE WALKING TOUR
JUNE 7, 2014
NEW YORK CITY
An interactive event
Putting reproductive justice on the map in our lives, our history and our communities.
-A guided walk with a dozen performances through lower Manhattan
-A Roundup and Fair with interactive events, more performances and refreshments
Follow up Blog: Putting Reproductive Justice on the Map
SEE photos on Tumblr, here.
Read more here.
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OUR Words of Choice SHOWS:
LIVE STREAMING performances 2013 in the first-ever WiredArts Fest produced by VirtualArtsTV.
Groups and individuals around the country and the world participated in a LIVE streaming arts event and conversation on choice!
Joining us for discussions: Amanda Marcotte, blogger at Pandagon, writer; Lori Adelman, a contributing editor at Feministing; Lynn Roberts, founding board member of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective; and award-winning filmmaker Marion Lipschutz.
Live Streaming Performance Featured:
Crista Marie Jackson, Carl H. Jaynes and Claudia Schneider
Under the direction of Francesca Mantani Arkus; Stage Manager: Kelly Vieau; Artistic Consultant: Stacey Linnartz; Art by Heather Ault, 4000 Years for Choice; Outreach and Marketing Director: Emma Shakarshy
Marketing and Public Relations Consultant: Ashley Paskalis; Assistant, Marketing: Tiffany Colasuonno; Producer: Cindy Cooper
See the Theater Program here.