April 30, 2009

Salvage in UK arts festival

SALVAGE Participates In UK's Festival Of First Nations Creative Art In MayNative Voices at the Autry is taking its 2008 production of Diane Glancy's Salvage to participate in Origins, the UK's inaugural festival of First Nations Creative Art. Native Voices is the only U.S. theater company selected to participate along with three others from around the world. Native Voices directors, crew, and Salvage cast and playwright will join with groundbreaking artists from the Indigenous cultures of Australia, Canada, and New Zealand in London. The intercultural, multimedia company Border Crossings brings these artists together to explore First Nations experience in the twenty-first century through theater, film screenings, events, and participation at venues across London.

Native Voices Producing Artistic Director Randy Reinholz and playwright Diane Glancy will participate in panel discussions followed by seven performances of the play in front of an international audience. The play features the original Los Angeles cast, made up of Elena Finney, Noah Watts, and Robert Owens-Greygrass, under the direction of award-winning director Sheila Tousey.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Native Plays and Other Stage Shows.

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