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PLAYMAKING: Part 1

An innovative and immersive program that engages students ages 9 – 11 in the fundamentals of playwriting over the course of 10 weeks, culminating in a public performance of the student-written work by adult actors.
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PLAYMAKING: Part 1

Time & Location

May 22, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Youtube Live Stream

About the Event

Saturday, May 22 at 8pm

PLAYMAKING: Part 1

Featuring:  Ammy Ontiveros, Arthur Keng, Bernard Addison, Ebony Howard, Liz Morrison, Jor-el Vaasborg, Marnina Schon, Stephanie T. Keefer, Tarah Pollock and Tiana Randall-Quant.

Join us and witness 5 brand new plays come to life this evening. Playmaking is a hands-on program that engages students ages 9 – 11 in the fundamentals of playwriting over the course of 10 weeks, culminating in a public performance of the student-written work by adult actors. Our presentation is an experiment in equitable and collaborative storytelling that offers young students a way to expand their imaginations through intergenerational exchange while teaching important life skills in tandem with key writing skills.

Please RSVP to receive a complimentary watch link via email one hour before the performance begins.

PROGRAM

The Gone Wrong Story, by Miabella Lopez, age 9

Directed By Eddie Ruiz

Tiana Randall-Quant..........Mo

Stephanie Keefer................Mr. Cricket

"Why Are You Looking At Me?" Lyrics by Miabella Lopez, music by Austin Chanu

Blueberry Moon, By Ava Castañeda, age 11

Directed By Alice Tuan

Ammy Ontiveros..........Luna Chang

Arthur Keng..................Bingwen

"Luna's Song,"Bingwens' Song" and "Apology Song" Lyrics by Ava Castañeda, music by Austin Chanu

Steve the Great Amazing Monkey, by Jade Huerta, age 10

Directed By Zury Ruiz

Tarah Pollock..........Mrs. Tina Briggs

Bernard Addison......Zookeeper Zach

"Dear Friend Steve" Lyrics by Jade Huerta, music by Austin Chanu

Street Friends, by Jaelynn Hayes, age 11

Directed by Jully Lee

Ebony Howard........Raven

Marnina Schon........Lev

"Make It Work" Lyrics by Jaelynn Hayes, music by Austin Chanu

The Mystery of the Missing Parents, by Julia Zapata, age 9

Directed by Sarah Cho

Elizabeth Morrison..........Nancy

Jor-el Vaasborg...............Navarog

"Island Song" Lyrics by Julia Zapata, music by Austin Chanu

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