Spotlight on ON THE MANGLED BEAM

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Written by Dawn Jamieson (Cayuga)
Directed by Stephen Metcalfe
Dramaturgy by Julie Jensen

@ La Jolla Playhouse on Sunday, June 6 from 4p - 6p
@ Autry National Center on Sunday, June 27 from 4p - 6p

Before and beyond the building of the World Trade Center, the contributions Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) ironworkers made to the building and rebuilding of New York City is legendary. This is the story of the heroic efforts they made in the aftermath of the 9/11 tragedy. Staged reading.

About the Playwright

Dawn Jamieson (Cayuga) is an educator, actor and playwright. Acting credits: Broadway shows Inherit the Wind (George C. Scott, Charles Durning) and The Price (Eli Wallach, Hector Elizondo). Film credits: The Reawakening (Michael Greyeyes, Gordon Tootoosis) and Ivory (Martin Landau, Peter Stormare). Plays written: Silent Quest (a drama about the hunt for a sexually abusive priest) and The Escape of the Potted Plant (a comedic adventure about an FBI undercover operation). BA: Psychology, Michigan State University. MA: Education, Columbia University. Proud member of American Indian Artists, Inc. (AMERINDA), Times Square Playwrights. AEA/ SAG/ AFTRA

About the Director

Stephen Metcalfe's stage plays include Loves & Hours, Vikings, Strange Snow, Sorrows and Sons, Pilgrims, Half a Lifetime, Emily, White Linen, The Incredibly Famous Willy Rivers, White Man Dancing, A World of Their Own, and The Gift Teller. He's been produced in New York and at regional theaters through the United States as well as in Europe and Japan. A new play, The Commons, will have its premier at San Diego's Cygnet Theatre this coming year. Screen credits include Half a Lifetime, Cousins, Jacknife, Roommates, and Beautiful Joe. He was a contributing writer on Pretty Woman, Arachnophobia, It Could Happen To You, and Mr. Holland's Opus. He's been a guest teacher in dramatic writing at University of California at San Diego, University of San Diego and San Diego State University.

About the Dramaturg

Julie Jensen is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Award for New American Plays for White Money, the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work for The Lost Vegas Series, and the LA Weekly Award for Best New Play for Two-Headed. She's received the McKnight National Playwriting Fellowship for Wait!, the TCG/NEA Playwriting Residency for Wait!, a major grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts for Dust Eaters, and the Edgerton Foundation Grant for Billion Dollar Baby. Her work has been produced in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as well as in New York and theatres nationwide. She's received numerous commissions and her work is published by Dramatic Publishing, Dramatists Play Service, and Playscripts, Inc. Her book Playwriting: Brief and Brilliant has just been published by Smith and Kraus. Her play She Was My Brother just finished a successful run at Borderlands Theatre and it will be produced by Plan-B Theatre next fall. She's currently the Resident Playwright at Salt Lake Acting Company.

Playing Greg Linden

Scott Andrew Amiotte (Omaha) is the founder and Executive Director of Triad Productions. Theatre credits in San Diego: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Danny), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Satan), The Glory of Living (Clint), Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Edward), Corpus Christi (James the Less), Troilus and Cressida (Hector/Diomedies), My Three Angles (Alfred), The Skulls Eye (Cpt Dreadbeard), Pirates of Point Loma (Cpt. Arbaez). Tours: Macbeth (Macduff), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon). Film: The Laundromat (Armando), Streets (Ace), The Badlands (Ahsik), Derek (Branco) The American Dream (Latin Fever Rodriguez). Commercials: Table Mountain Casino (Adventure Mike). Voice Overs: Shawl Dancer (Arena Director), Treasure Falls & Splashbattle (Cpt Dreadbeard). Director: Red Light Winter, Diviners. Fight Choreography: The Lonesome West, Troilus and Cressida, MacBeth, Pirates of Point Loma, Skulls Eye.

Playing Becky Davis

Elena Finney (Mescalero Apache) has performed with several multi-ethnic theater companies and was awarded a 2006 "First Americans in the Arts" award for her outstanding performance as Teresa in the Native Voices production Kino and Teresa. She was also featured in the London debut of Diane Glancy's Salvage. Well versed in comedy, she has performed at the Second City and The Upright Citizen's Brigade in Los Angeles. She can also be heard as the voices of several characters in comedian Mike Hollingsworth's animated short films. TV credits include: Love Inc., Charmed, Mind of Mencia, Medical Investigation, and Popular. Film credits include: PowWow Dreams and Cantina. She developed her craft while earning her degree at UCLA's School of Theater, Film and TV. Represented by Tom Parziale, Visionary Talent Management. SAG/ AFTRA/ AEA

Playing Brad Martin

Gregory Zaragoza (Pima) most recently portrayed the leading role of Native Sheriff Gil Lujan in the movie Jordan. He was the Croupier in the final season of The Sopranos, the Abenaki Chief in The Last of the Mohicans, and Tanaghrisson in The War That Made America. He's been in many commercials and television shows including Law & Order, The Jury, North & South, and Grace and Glorie. On Broadway, he was Chief Sitting Bull in Annie Get Your Gun alongside Bernadette Peters and the Apparition in Macbeth alongside Christopher Plummer. A licensed lawyer in New York and California, he is the proud father of three talented children and is incredibly thankful to his wife Shiuga for her decades of support. He is most appreciative of Randy and Jean for their work and continued commitment with Native Voices.

Playing Dave Martin

Jason Grasl (Blackfeet) is a veteran of stage, film and commercial. His Native Voices acting credits include Teaching Disco Square Dancing to Our Elders and The Further Adventures of Super Indian, as well as an assistant director credit for Salvage. Other stage credits include The Blame of Love (which he also co-wrote), From Little Seeds, Be the HunterBoomtown 1925, Tony n Tina’s Wedding, and Smell of the Kill. Film credits include Fantasy Football: The Movie, The Seminarian, April’s Fools, and Banking. He voiced eight different characters, including the lead, in the Barcid Foundation stop-animation piece Crazy Ind’n: The Sequel. This spring he wrapped production for the soon to be released webseries End Result. Represented theatrically by Storm Talent. SAG/ AFTRA


Playing Jess Sharp

Zahn McClarnon (Hunkpapa Lakota) was raised in Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska and has been acting for over eighteen years. He's guest starred on multiple TV shows including Saving Grace, Life, The Shield, and NYPD Blue. He's also had the pleasure of a starring role in Spielberg's Into The West and has worked with award-winning directors John Irving, Bruce Beresford, Alex Cox, and Chris Eyre. He recently concluded a run of So Far From Scioto, wrapped the film Blood Line, and will begin filming I'm in Love with a Church Girl next month.

Playing the clerk and additional characters

Adam Parker graduated from San Diego State University with a BA in Theatre Arts with Special Distinction. He is the Artistic Director and a founder of Triad Productions. Directing credits: Shopping & Fucking (San Diego Premiere 2009), The Lonesome West (2009), Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (2008), Kindertransport (2005), A Stye of the Eye (2005), Stop Kiss (2004), Lysistrata (2004). Acting credits: Debut (Native Voices);  Troilus & Cressida (Compass Theatre); Macbeth (XMO Shakespeare); A Midsummer Nights Dream (Poor Players); Sideman, Othello, The Waiting Room, The Boundary (SDSU).

This team is completed by Stage Manager Pamela Sevilla who also serves as Native Voices Literary Associate and this year's Retreat and Festival Assistant.

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Spotlight on TIME IMMEMORIAL

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Written by Jack Dalton (Yup'ik Inuit) and Allison Warden (Iñupiaq Eskimo)
Directed by Jere Hodgin
Dramaturgy by Robert Caisley

@ La Jolla Playhouse on Sunday, June 6 from 1p - 3p
@ Autry National Center on Sunday, June 27 from 1p - 3p

Long, long ago, there was the light. And then there were Tulu and Miti. And then… history happened. A clever retelling of how the world was made. Staged reading. 

About the playwrights

Jack Dalton (Yup'ik Inuit) has grown up an ambassador between two worlds -  his Yup'ik Inuit and European heritages. A professional storyteller, actor, writer, and teacher, he received the first Expressive Arts Grant from the National Museum of the American Indian. He has created and produced five theatrical works of storytelling; written a book; co-wrote and starred in the play Raven’s Radio Hour; performed internationally in France, Denmark, and Australia; headlined the Scottish International Storytelling Festival; and has received grants to co-write and star in two plays, Time Immemorial and Cauyaqa Nauwa: Where Is My Drum? He is currently, writing his fourth play, Assimilation.

Allison Warden (Iñupiaq Eskimo) is a Performance Artist, who most recently developed a performance art piece in the show “virtual subsistence,” which she helped co-curate at the MTS Gallery in Anchorage. Her performance art piece "Wait, Let Me Finish Putting On My Armor" was also at MTS Gallery. As a playwright, she co-wrote and co-starred in Time Immemorial with Jack Dalton in the spring of 2009. She also is a rapper, under the name of AKU-MATU and is about to release an album, using her own beats that she creates, sampling her traditional music and sounds. Her one-woman show Ode to the Polar Bear, which explores climate change and the fate of Alaska's polar bear,  has been touring for the past two years.

About the Director

Jere Hodgin has produced over 200 productions, many of which were new and premiere works, and his directing career includes more than 175 plays, operas, and musical. For 20 years he was the Producing Artistic Director of Mill Mountain Theatre; he served as Artistic Director and Co-Producer of Highlands Playhouse in NC and has directed at numerous theatres including Walnut Street Theatre, The Barter Theatre, The Phoenix Theatre, and Wayside Theatre. He's served as a NEA site visitor and has been a member of the NEA Creativity Panels multiple years. He's a past president of the Southeastern Theatre Conference where he also chaired the Playwriting Committee. He is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Actor’s Equity Association, Theatre Communications Group, and The National Theatre Conference.

About the Dramaturg

Robert Caisley is Associate Professor of Theatre & Film, and Head of the Dramatic Writing Program at the University of Idaho. He served as Idaho Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director from 2001- 2004. His play The Lake received its Equity World Premiere at Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre and was subsequently produced at the Mill Mountain Theatre and at New Theatre in Coral Gables, Florida. Other plays include: Kissing, The 22-Day Adagio, Good Clean Fun, and Front. His numerous short plays include Western Mentality, The Apology, and Santa Fe, which was a finalist for the 2004 Heideman Award from Actor’s Theatre of Louisville and originally produced by Stageworks/Hudson as part of the 2005 Play By Play Festival, Hudson, NY. His new play Push was commissioned by Penn State School of Theatre.

Playing Miti

Carolyn Dunn (Muskogee Creek, Seminole, Cherokee) is a poet, playwright and scholar whose poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Her poetry has been collected in Outfoxing Coyote and the forthcoming Echolocation; she is the editor of two anthologies: Hohzo — Walking in Beauty (with Paula Gunn Allen) and Through the Eye of the Deer (with Carol Comfort); and she is the author of a children's book, Coyote Speaks (with Ari Berk). She is the founding director of the American Indian Theatre Collective and her play Ghost Dance is currently in development with the Los Angeles Theatre Project. She is also a songwriter and member of the all–women Native drum group The Mankillers.

Playing Tulu

Kalani Queypo (Blackfeet/ Hawaiian) is a proud collaborator with Native Voices at the Autry where he serves on the Advisory Council. He's been seen in the Oscar-nominated film, The New World, and the Emmy Award-winning Into the West. He received the Directorial Discovery Award at the prestigious Rhode Island International Film Festival for a short film he wrote and directed, Ancestor Eyes. Other awards from the film festival circuit include Best Short Film, Best Music Score, Audience Choice, and an Aloha Accolade Award. He works closely with the Young Native Voices: Theater Education Project and is currently producing a feature length film, Our Voices, Our Stories, which will explore the impact of this writing program on Native youth in the urban LA community.

This team will be joined by Ally Zonsius who will serve as the show's stage manager. More info on Ally to come soon!
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Spotlight on TOMBS OF THE VANISHING INDIAN

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Written by Marie Clements (Metis)
Directed by Seema Sueko
Dramaturgy by Brian Quirt

@ La Jolla Playhouse on Saturday, June 5 from 4p - 6p
@ Autry National Center on Saturday, June 26 from 1p - 3p

This contemporary tragedy converges the dreams, blood, and tears of three separated Indian sisters against the backdrop of the political, cultural, and social currents of 1970s Los Angeles. Staged reading.

About the Playwright

Marie Clements (Metis) is an award-winning performer, playwright, director, screenwriter, producer, and co-director of Frog Girl Films and the newly formed Red Diva Projects. Her twelve plays, including Copper Thunderbird, Burning Vision, and The Unnatural and Accidental Women, have been presented on some of the most prestigious stages for Canadian and international work garnering numerous awards and publications including the 2004 Canada- Japan Literary Award and two short listed nominations for the Governor General’s Literary Award. As a director she is currently working on her feature film for Tombs and just premiered her performance work- The Road Forward commissioned by the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad.

About the Director

Seema Sueko is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company. Directing credits: Since Africa (The Old Globe and Mo`olelo, Patté Award Outstanding Ensemble); Good Boys, Permanent Collection and The Adoption Project: Triad (Mo`olelo). Acting credits: The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Yale Rep and The Old Globe Patté Award and Craig Noel Award for acting); Rashomon (North Coast Rep); A Christmas Carol (San Diego Rep); and A Chorus Line (Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre), among others. She is a three-time recipient of Chicago's Jeff Award. Playwriting credits: remains (McDonald Playwriting Award); commission from Mixed Blood Theatre to co-write Messy Utopia (Ivey Award) and Hijab Tube. Seema developed Mo`olelo's greening initiative and led the Company through its selection as the Inaugural Resident Theatre Company at La Jolla Playhouse. She holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago and is a member of Actors' Equity Association.

About the Dramaturg

Brian Quirt is artistic director of Nightswimming (Toronto) and dramaturg for its City of Wine project, Ned Dickens’ seven-play cycle. His plays include Blue Note (with Martin Julien), The Death of General Wolfe and adaptations of Jane Urquhart’s The Whirlpool, Michael Redhill’s Lake Nora Arms (with Jane Miller) and the Iranian play Aurash (with Soheil Parsa). He directed the premiere of the Nightswimming commission, Such Creatures by Judith Thompson, at Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille in January and dramaturged recent works by Anosh Irani, Anita Majumdar, Kendra Fanconi, Andy Massingham, Don Druick and Richard Sanger. His freelance dramaturgy credits include Marie Clements' Tombs of the Vanishing Indian (Native Earth Performing Arts). He is the past-president of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and a two-time recipient of LMDA's Elliott Hayes Award for Dramaturgy.

Playing Jessie

Michelle St. John (Wampanoag) is a Dora nominated, two-time Gemini Award winning actor with more than 30 years of experience in film, television, theatre, voice, and music. Film credits: Where the Spirit Lives, Smoke Signals, Northern Exposure, Every Emotion Costs, and The Business of Fancydancing. Theatre credits: Trickster of 3rd Avenue East, Sucker Falls, Death of a Chief, Annie Mae’s Movement, and Marie Clements' plays – Unnatural and Accidental Women and Copper Thunderbird. Michelle is a Co-Founder of Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble, a Native women’s theatre company based in Toronto. She's currently a producing partner with Evan Adams and Marie Clements in Frog Girl Films and Artistic Producer of red diva projects, an innovative, inter-disciplinary, Indigenous performance company based in Toronto that recently produced the closing show in the Aboriginal Pavilion as part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad.

Playing Miranda

Tamara Podemski (Anishnabe) is a multi-disciplinary artist from Toronto, Canada. She's a graduate of the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts, where she studied theatre, dance and music throughout its 10-year program. For the past 18 years, Tamara’s career has spanned across theatre, television and film, most notably in the Broadway production of Rent and in Sterlin Harjo’s Four Sheets to the Wind, which garnered her a Special Jury Prize for Acting at the Sundance Film Festival, as well as an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Most recently, Tamara starred in the World Premiere of Marie Clements’ The Edward Curtis Project, as part of the Cultural Olympiad in Vancouver. She is so happy to be making her debut with Native Voices at the Autry. Chi Meegwetch!

Playing Janey

Tonantzin Carmelo (Tongva, Kumeyaay) was previously seen in Native Voices at the Autry's world premiere production of Carbon Black, as well as Teaching Disco Square Dancing to Our Elders, Please Do Not Touch the Indians, and Jump Kiss. This year she played Victoria in the Denver Center's production of Eventide. Film credits: Thunder Heart Woman in Into the West; and the lead in the feature films Imprint, Unearthed, Shadow Heart and the recently shot Shouting Secret's. She is the voice and image of Kendra Daniels in the EA Game Dead Space and has guest starred on CSI: Miami, Dark Blue, and American Dad. SAG/ AFTRA/ AEA

Playing The Mother, The Lone Woman, Ruth, and Sarah

Carla-Rae (Seneca, Mohawk, French Canadian) has an acting career that spans 20+ years. She's acted in regional plays, local and regional commercials, industrial training videos, and print modeling. Over the last six years she has built a film and theatre resume that includes the Indie film Imprint (Best Supporting Actress), a supporting role in the pilot episode of FOX series New Amsterdam, HBO’s Taking Chance, PBS Docudrama We Shall Remain and, most recently, a guest star role in new ABC series Scoundrels airing in next month. Carla-Rae has continued to garner roles on stage and off-Broadway with leading roles in The House of Bernarda Alba directed by Lenny Delgado of Liguorian Players and Edith Stein by Arthur Giron. She also has a music CD called Glimpses.

Playing Dr. Hansen

Nick Mills is honored to be part of this year's Playwright's Retreat. He is the Artistic Director of VITALITY Productions in Los Angeles and received his MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program. In 2009, his original two man show, Egg Farm, which he co-wrote and performed, premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival. Other favorite roles include Adam in Itamar Moses' Back Back Back at The Old Globe (original cast) and Winston in The Credeaux Canvas directed by Carrie Preston. TV/ Film: True Blood, Nothing is Cool, The Appointment, The Receptionist, Deported. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity.

Playing Detective Fullen

Sean Simbro is a graduate of the A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University where his credits include: Dionysus (The Bacchae), Raskolnikov (Crime and Punishment), and Fedotik (Three Sisters) which traveled to the Edinburgh International Festival. Recently, in LA, he has been on Greek (ABC Family), in several independent films, and created the internationally lauded hit internet mega-series Darren Disaronno’s Red Harbor. Sean holds a BA in Dramatic Arts from San Diego State University.

Playing Bob Stills

Stephan Wolfert left a career in the military for a life in the theatre after seeing Richard III. Since leaving the Army as an Infantry officer, he has received his MFA in Theatre from Trinity Rep Conservatory; created and directed the military segments for Twyla Tharp/ Billy Joel’s Tony-award winning Broadway musical Movin’ Out; created the largest touring Shakespeare Company in New England; and taught acting and Shakespeare at Cornell University. He currently teaches and directs at the Antelope Valley College, performs with three theatre companies in Los Angeles, and is the founding director of the Veterans Center for the Performing Arts. He was first seen in Native Voices at the Autry's Please Do Not Touch the Indians and is elated to be back. SAG/ AEA

The team for Tombs also includes Virginia Carmelo (Gabrielino/ Tongva Consultant), Jennifer Bobiwash (Assistant Director), and Crystal Mercado (Stage Manager).
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Young Native Voices

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From 2002 to 2009, Young Native Voices Theater Education Project worked with Native American youth at the Southern California Indian Center and The American Indian Club House.  To date 50 new plays have been written as part of this project.  In September and October 2005 Native Voices at the Autry took it's Young Playwrights Project to the Coeur d'Alene Schitsu'umsh Reservation in Idaho and in July 2006 Young Native Voices Theater Education Project worked with 37 students from the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation when they were in residence for a month at the Sycuan Reservation in San Diego County.  
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2011

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NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES
March 2011
The Frybread Queen by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee, Muskogee Creek, Seminole)
Equity Production / World Premiere

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, SAN DIEGO and LOS ANGELES ~ PLAYWRIGHTS RETREAT & FESTIVAL of NEW PLAYS (18)
May - June 2011
Cikiuteklluku: Giving Something Away by Holly Stanton (Yup’ik)
Workshop / Staged Reading

Ungipamsuuka: My Story by Suzie Silook (Yupik)
Workshop / Staged Reading

The Bird House by Diane Glancy (Cherokee)
Workshop / Staged Reading

The Woman Who Was Captured by Ghosts by Julie Pearson-Little Thunder (Creek) Workshop / Staged Reading

Residency at SDSU / Retreat / Workshops / Readings
Festival Readings at two venues / La Jolla Playhouse / Autry National Center

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ FIRST ANNUAL SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL
November 2011
The Indian on His Toes by Diane Glancy (Cherokee)
Staged Reading

Raven One by Lucas Rowley (Eskimo)
Staged Reading

Cornbread and Cornbeads by Constance Owl (Cherokee) and Patience Owl (Cherokee)
Staged Reading

Donny Won't Die by Brandon Oakes (Mohawk)
Staged Reading

Clay and Ink by Cheryl Printup (Apache, Seneca)
Staged Reading

The Litchfield Ceremony by Jaisey Bates (Long House Huron, Algonquin)

Staged Reading
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2012

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NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES~ FIRST LOOK SERIES
February 2012
            Hunka by Larissa Fasthorse (Sicangu Lakota Nation)
            Workshop/Staged Reading


NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES
March 2012
Walking on Turtle Island and Ghostlands of an Urban NDN by: Robert Owens Greygrass (Lakota)
Equity Production/ World Premiere

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ PLAYWRIGHTS RETREAT & FESTIVAL of NEW PLAYS
June 2012

The Hummingbirds by Elizabeth Francis (Cherokee), Kimberly Norris Guerrero (Colville, Salish-Kootenai, Cherokee) and Shyla Marlin (Choctaw)
Staged Reading

            The Bird House by Diane Glancy (Cherokee)
            Staged Reading

Distant Thunder: A Native American Musical by Shaun Taylor-Corbett (Blackfeet) and Lynn Taylor-Corbett
Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES~ FIRST LOOK SERIES
September, 2012
            The Day We Were Born by Jaisey Bates (Longhorn Huron, Algonquin)
            Workshop/Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES~ FIRST LOOK SERIES
October, 2012
            Emergency Management by Jason Grasl (Blackfeet)
            Workshop/Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES~ SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL
November, 2012
           
            Soccer Dad by Garry Harrington (Comache)
            Staged Reading

            The Record Holders by Dennis Tibbetts (Ojibwe)
            Staged Reading

            Sticks by Bret Jones (Muscgoee Creek)
            Staged Reading

            Champ by Lucas Rowley (Inupiaq)
            Staged Reading

            They Shoot Basketballs, Don’t They? by Claude A. Jackson Jr. (Pima/ Hopi Indian)
            Staged Reading
           
            Home of the Running Brave  by Darrell Dennis (Shuswap)
            Staged Reading
           
NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, with PERSEVERANCE THEATRE in ANCHORAGE, AK
December, 2012
            Cikiuteklluku: Giving Something Away by Holly Stanton (Yup’ik)
            Workshop Production


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2013

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NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES
March 2013
            The Bird House by Diane Glancy
            Equity Production/ World Premiere

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ PLAYWRIGHTS RETREAT & FESTIVAL of NEW PLAYS
June 2013
           
            The Healer’s Remains by Lori Favela (Yankton Sioux)
            Staged Reading

            Stand-Off at HWY#37 by Vickie Ramirez (Tuscarora, Six Nations of the Grand River)
            Staged Reading
           
            Where Have All the Warriors Gone? by Darrell Dennis (Shuswap)
            Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ FIRST LOOK SERIES
September, 2013
           
            Stand-Off at HWY#37 by Vickie Ramirez (Tuscarora, Six Nations of the Grand River)
            Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ FIRST LOOK SERIES
October, 2013
           
            Measure for Measure: A Boarding School Comedy by Randy Reinholz (Choctaw)
            Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at THE AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL
November, 2013

Fort Conley by Gary Harrington (Comanche)
Staged Reading

Necessity, as a Reason and a Defense by Jenna Flannigan (Anishinabe)
Staged Reading

A Terrorist Threat by Bret Jones (Muscogee)
            Staged Reading

My Father’s Bones by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) & Suzan Harjo (Muscogee Creek, Cheyenne)
Staged Reading

            Hoop Jumper by Vicki Lynn Mooney (Cherokee)
            Staged Reading

            The Origin of Law by Diane Glancy (Cherokee)
           Staged Reading
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2010

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NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES
March 2010
Tales of an Urban Indian by Darrell Dennis (Shuswap)
Equity Production / West Coast Premiere

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, THE PUBLIC THEATER
May 2010
Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light by Joy Harjo (Mvskoke)
Performance during The Public Theater's New Works Now Festival!

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, SAN DIEGO and LOS ANGELES ~ PLAYWRIGHTS RETREAT & FESTIVAL of NEW PLAYS (17)
May - June 2010
            Tombs of the Vanishing Indian by Marie Clements (Metis)
Workshop / Staged Reading

            Time Immemorial by Jack Dalton (Yup'ik) and Allison Warden (Inupiaq)
Workshop / Staged Reading

            On the Mangled Beam by Dawn Jamieson (Cayuga)
Workshop / Staged Reading

Residency at SDSU / Retreat / Workshops / Readings
Festival Readings at two venues / La Jolla Playhouse / Autry National Center

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE
June 2010
Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light by Joy Harjo (Mvskoke)
Benefit Performance

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, MONTANA REP ~ At UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA, MISSOULA
September 2010
The Frybread Queen by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee, Muskogee Creek, Seminole)
Equity Production

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ FIRST LOOK SERIES
October 2010
The Bird House by Diane Glancy (Cherokee)
Workshop / Staged Reading

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES
October 2010
The Catch Diane Glancy (Cherokee)
Workshop / Table Reading

NATIVE VOICES at the AUTRY, LOS ANGELES ~ FIRST LOOK SERIES at the Native American Arts Marketplace
November 2010
The Frybread Queen by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee, Muskogee Creek, Seminole)
Workshop / Staged Readings
2 performances


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