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Dream Acts Re/Union Company

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About the show

Imagine that you don’t have a country. It doesn’t matter if you believe you’re American, because no one else believes you. You don’t exist. Worse, you are hunted for deportation. You love this country, but the country does not love you back.

In Dream Acts, five undocumented teens from Nigeria, Mexico, Ukraine, Korea, and Jordan face the extraordinary challenge of living ordinary lives under the radar.

Panel discussion: Sunday, March 25, 5 pm

Re/Union Company and Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York (IASNY)
present the panel DREAM ACTS: The Role of Theatre in Social Change

Featuring DREAM-eligible undocumented youth Yelky Ramos and Nataly Lopez, and special guests: Thanu Yakupitiyage (DREAM Fellowship Coordinator, New York Immigration Coalition), Carlo Alban (theatre/film artist, author of the autobiographical solo show Intringulis, about his life as an undocumented immigrant), Marcy Arlin (artistic director of Obie-winner Immigrant Theater Project, CUNY professor), Meiyin Wang (associate producer of "Under the Radar" Festival and Symposium in New York). Moderated by playwright Saviana Stanescu.

Dream Acts is part of the 2012 Spring Artist Lodge.

Credits

Dream Acts is written collectively by Mia Chung, Jessica Litwak, Chiori Miyagawa, Saviana Stanescu and Andrea Thome

Directed by Kristin Horton

Performed by Neimah Djourabchi, Anna Kull, Rey Lucas, Rory Lipede, Tiffany Villarin

With consulting dramaturgy by Suzy Fay

Lighting Designer: Raphael Mishler 

Costume Designer: Savana Leveille

Stage Manager: Kate Rourke

Assistant Producer: Ann Marie Dorr

Project Assistant: Nicole Sandry

Tickets

$15

March 23-25 @ 7pm

March 25 @ 2pm

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