Collaboraction, Chicago’s home for social-issue driven contemporary theatre, announces Encounter, a winter festival curated around the theme of Racism and Racial Healing in Chicago with theater, visual art, music, video, dance and more.
Encounter is an explorative event series encompassing three full-length works, three short work collections, four free staged readings and three one-night- only events, each created by Chicago artists working in a variety of media, all intended to incite knowledge, discussion and action around the theme of Racism in Chicago. Encounter features new works by theater artists and choreographers who performed in Collaboraction’s PEACEBOOK fall festival, alongside Collaboraction newcomers from other disciplines.
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Featuring two Full-Length Shows:
Not Quite: Asian American by Law, Asian Woman by Desire
Three short-work collections: History, Identity, and Resistance
Four FREE Staged Readings: Some Thoughts On Race and Racism In Chicago From Some People Who Aren't Sure What To
Do And Who Sat Down And Talked About It, HASHTAG WHO'S NEXT THE MUSICAL, Come My Beloved, and A Blue Island in the Red Sea
And three ONE NIGHT ONLY Special Events: Journey to Forgive Us, Talk Stories: An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show, Saints and Sinners, and Our Chicago