‘Masters of the Currents‘ Collaborative Theatre Sharing and Community Celebration
For Immediate Release
Collaborative theater sharing and community celebration gives voice
to the Micronesian experience in Hawaii
For more information contact: Marla Momi Musick, firstname.lastname@example.org
July 25, 2016, Honolulu – Masters of the Currents is a collaborative theater sharing and community celebration created with the participation of the local Micronesian community. The event addresses the current tension in Hawaii surrounding its newest immigrants from Micronesia combining community based story collection, social justice practices and devised theater techniques that will result in a world premiere professional theatre production in Hawaii.
This community-driven event is a led by Los Angeles based TeAda Productions, in collaboration with The Alliance for Drama Education, and the Honolulu Theatre for Youth.
WHAT: “Masters of the Currents” collaborative theatre sharing and community celebration
WHEN: Saturday, July 30, 2016; 6:00 p.m. sign in and refreshments, followed by performance and discussion
WHERE: Tenney Theatre, (on the grounds of the Cathedral of St. Andrew),
229 Queen Emma Square Honolulu, HI
This collaborative theater sharing and community celebration is appropriate for all ages.
TeAda Productions’ cross-disciplinary performances address health, education, and social justice issues of communities of color. TeAda’s community-based projects embrace a fearless commitment to provide artists the space to explore cultural and political issues most relevant to their communities. TeAda Hawaii partners include The Alliance for Drama Education, and the Honolulu Theatre for Youth. Community engagement partners include Innocenta Sound-Kikku and the Micronesian Health Advisory Coalition, and Kokua Kalihi Valley.
This project is made possible, in part, through a grant from the Network of Ensemble Theaters’ Travel & Exchange Network (NET/TEN), supported by lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional support provided by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.