Performance showcase of the "best of off-off-Broadway" sponsored by TDF.
Performed with Blessed Unrest alongside other theater and dance companies such as Rady & Bloom, Ma-Yi, Kinesis Project, NY Neo-Futurists, The Fire This Time and many others.
After premiering in NY on January 21, 2017 the day after the presidential inauguration, Names of Women began its national tour spreading messages about reproductive justice and intersectional feminism.
Names of Women has been screened at college campuses including Colgate, Barnard, Skidmore, Vassar, Wesleyan, Albright, UMass Boston and has collaborated with organizations such as New York Abortion access Fund (NYAAF), NARAL Pro-Choice America, Center for Reproductive Justice, Advocates for Youth and #ShoutYourAbortion to name a few.
This was the first developmental phase of Blessed Unrest's The Snow Queen. It was made possible through New Victory Theater's LabWorks program and took place at the New 42nd Street Studios.
Starring as Doruntine
Collaboration between Blessed Unrest (NYC) and Teatri ODA (Kosova.) This show is the first ever theatrical collaboration between the United States and Kosova
[ translated ] ""Doruntina" was regarded as the favorite show by connoisseurs throughout the theater festival."
- Blerim Shabani, Albinfo
In August 2016, my production company Collective Sex successfully crowd-funded $20,000 to create a short film and ignite a movement around the topic of abortion.
Our mission is to use this film as a lighthouse for women everywhere to find solidarity and share their stories in community with one another.
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- David Swan, The Australian
"Beautiful, sensual, wistful, and thought provoking."
- Jim Taylor, CBS Radio
"Raw, intense, stunning and emotional."
- Kristin Loughranon, NY Theatre Guide
"Once in a blue moon comes a piece of theatre so impactful you wonder if you won't be talking about it for years to come. A piece of theatre so unique and bold, it makes you exclaim, 'Wait. Theatre can do this?'... Daring in its intimacy, performed with mesmerizing vulnerability, Body is a truly exceptional piece of theatre."
- Rachel Kerry, New York Theatre Review
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- Maridee Slater, The Reviews Hub
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