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Upcoming Projects


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Upcoming Projects


NAmes of women film tour

presented by collective sex // january - march 2017

Names of Women is a short film based on my abortion story. 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.

Starting in January 2017, I will be touring this film to communities and college campuses across the country.

For more info please visit the website.

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Past Projects


Past Projects


The Snow Queen

new victory labworks program // New york // Feb 2017

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.

 

 


DORUNTINE shares 1st prize at festival

performed at secondotheaterfestival // zurich // NOVEMBER 2016

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 favorite show by connoisseurs throughout the theater festival."

- Blerim Shabani, Albinfo


Names of women, crowd-funding campaign

produced by collective sex // 2016-2017

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.

"It's projects like Names of Women that are helping contribute transforming the world's entire economy to a social good economy."

- David Swan, The Australian


BODY: ANATOMIES OF BEING

performed at The New Ohio theatre // new york // 2016

This piece of theater was created from a 2 year artist residency at The New Ohio Theatre and IRT in New York.

"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


CMX SUMMIT EAST

brooklyn // 2016

"CMX talks are carefully selected based on our incredibly high speaker standards. CEOs and community leaders have taken the CMX stage representing organizations like NASA, Airbnb, the FBI, Burning Man, Lyft, Apple, Facebook, the Navy, Salesforce and more.

Presented on behalf of Pure House about values-based communities, building culture, and the importance of vulnerability and authenticity.

@CMX tweets: "@popsicleliu You changed lives with that [talk] and made immediate friendships happen. Thank you."


DOUBLE FALSEHOOD

performed at Irondale Ensemble theatre // brooklyn // 2016

"An incredibly talented team of performers... Keep Letter of Marque on your radar; they have a lot of heart. Their efforts are commendable, their theatrical practice engaging, and their spirit contagious. Take a chance on these artists, they are headed in an exciting direction."

- Maridee Slater, The Reviews Hub

 

"This new production features moments of laugh-inducing comedy alongside provocative tragedy, all performed by an energetic and talented cast."

- Jed Ryan, The Huffington Post

 
 

DRUNK SHAKESPEARE

original cast // new york // 2015