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Truthworker Theatre Company (Grades 9-12)

  • Aaron Davis Hall | Marian Anderson Theater 129 Convent Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
Photo by Truthworker Company

Photo by Truthworker Company


Marking this time we are living in with poignant reflection, protest, and vision, Truthworker Theatre Company will perform excerpts from their provocative three-part body of work that depicts the prison industrial complex through the lens of a dozen youth directly impacted by mass incarceration. This trilogy, comprised of original hip-hop theatre productions, moves from the school-to-prison pipeline and youth criminalization, through the impacts and practices of solitary confinement, and into re-entry upon release.

Truthworker Theatre Company is a social justice based, hip-hop theatre company founded and directed by Samara Gaev. Providing youth leadership programming, professional stipends, and rigorous artistic training; Truthworker raises awareness and catalyzes action for racial, gender, and economic justice.

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