10 days and counting until our teen program performs!

Voices-Meme-2014 Since October 2013, a group of young people have been gathering every Wednesday afternoon at the Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center on 166th Street to learn about themselves, their history, their community, and social justice in our free program VOICES: OUR YOUNG PEOPLE SPEAK, in collaboration with People’s Theatre Project. The young artists write, they read, they act, and they play.

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We had visits from guest teaching artists throughout the winter—comic book, oral history, and spoken word workshops, instruction in playwriting and performance—and the group has just sent the book of their writings to press. DifferentPeopleSameStories_COVER_frontonly

The group is now gearing up to perform their play, devised from their writings in DIFFERENT PEOPLE, SAME STORIES and experiences over the course of the program.

This year we will have three performances of the group’s play at three different locations uptown!

Friday,  May 16 at 7pm
United Palace of Cultural Arts

4140 Broadway (at 175th St.)

Saturday, May 17 at 3pm
The Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center
530 West 166th St. (between St. Nicholas & Audubon aves.)

Sunday, May 18 at 3pm
Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace (between 160th & 162nd sts.)

BOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE at each performance, which will be followed by a book signing. Come out to support these inspiring young people, to read their words, and to listen to what they have to say. You don’t want to miss this. BUY TICKETS HERE!



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