The Eagle Project Presents LOST VOICES

The Eagle Project Presents LOST VOICES

THE EAGLE PROJECT is pleased to announce its upcoming production of LOST VOICES an evening presenting two World Premiere plays written by Larissa FastHorse and Elise Marenson both directed by Jessi D. Hill. LOST VOICES is an evening of two one-act plays that explore how Hurricane Katrina uncovered America's darkest secrets.

VANISHING POINT, written by Lakota playwright Larissa FastHorse, is a new work inspired by the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe, America's first official climate refugees.

WIDE BLOSSOMS by Elise Marenson, deals with a young African American woman who reminds a seemingly white lawyer that in the end we are all connected to one another.

Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays October 28th through November 13th at 7:00 pm and 2:00 and 7pm on Sundays. All tickets are $18.00, $10.00 with current student ID. For reservations, please book online https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/965406Artists Bios:

ELISE MARENSON'S feature length screenplays Jeremy, Malcolm, and Bess, Spacious Skies, Chorus Girl, and Picked Out, were finalists in Ace Fest, Filmmakers International, Scriptapalooza, and Chesterfield Writers Film Project competitions. Two scripts are currently under option. She wrote and directed Joanie and Amalia, which earned jury mention at the International Short Film Festival at Clermont-Ferrand. She is a script consultant and has taught acting, using what she learned from her teacher Uta Hagen. Her theater reviews appear at thefrontrowcenter.com. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, and NY Women in Film & Television. Elise recently completed a two-hour pilot for an upcoming TV crime series. She is currently developing two full length stage plays, American Flamingos and Comfort Zones.

Larissa FastHorse is an award-winning playwright, director, and choreographer based in Santa Monica. Her produced plays include Urban Rez, Landless, Average Family, Teaching Disco Squaredancing to Our Elders: a Class Presentation, and Cherokee Family Reunion. She has written commissions for Kennedy Center TYA, Native Voices at the Autry, Artist's Rep, The Eagle Project and Mountainside Theatre, among others. She developed plays with Kansas City Rep, Artist's Rep in Portland, Baltimore's Center Stage, Arizona Theater Company, Mixed Blood, the Center Theatre Group Writer's Workshop and Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor. Larissa was awarded the PEN USA Literary Award for Drama, NEA Distinguished New Play Development Grant, Joe Dowling Annamaghkerrig Fellowship, AATE Distinguished Play Award, Inge Residency, Sundance/Ford Foundation Fellowship, Aurand Harris Fellowship, the UCLA Native American Program Woman of the Year and numerous Ford and NEA Grants. She is a current member of the Playwright's Union, Director's Lab West 2015, Theatre Communications Group board of directors, Playwright's Center Core Writers and is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Lakota Nation.

Jessi D. Hill is a theatre director based in New York City. New York credits include new work at New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theater/Joe's Pub, The Playwrights' Center, Primary Stages, Labyrinth, The Women's Project, 59E59, The New Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre, terraNOVA Collective, Culture Project, The Acting Company, The Barrow Group, PS122, Abingdon, Baruch Performing Arts Center, New Dramatists, The Lark, The Playwrights Realm, New Georges, Naked Angels, The Wild Project, and others. She has been a director in professional training programs at Yale School of Drama, Juilliard, The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, Fordham University, Long Island University, Powerhouse/NY Stage & Film, NYU/Tisch, Strasberg, CAP21, The Atlantic School, Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, Hunter College and others. Her work has been seen internationally in Edinburgh, London and New Zealand

THE EAGLE PROJECT, founded in 2012 by Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe member and NYC actor Ryan Victor Pierce (aka "Little Eagle") hopes to use theater to foster a community of artists and audience to give the Native American stories their proper place in American Theater. LOST VOICES will be the company's fourth full production. Past productions include: BROKEN HEART LAND by Vicki Lynn Mooney, TRAIL OF TEARS by Thomas J. Soto and WOOD BONES by William S. Yellow Robe Jr., in 2013. Eagle Project programming consists of The Hatch Reading Series and The America Unveiled Series, an annual event that brings talented poets and comedians together to riff on one of the hottest topics of the time. We are also pleased to announce the launch of our new Education Department, scheduled to start in early 2017. For more info: http://www.eagleprojectarts.org/

LOST VOICES

Performs Wednesday, October 28th through Sunday, November 13th

At HERE Arts Center

Friday, October 28, 2016 @7pm

Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 2pm

Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 7pm

Sunday, October 30, 2016 @2pm

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @7pm

Thursday, November 3, 2016@7pm

Friday, November 4, 2016@7pm

Saturday, November 5, 2016 @ 2pm

Saturday, November 5, 2016 @ 7pm

Sunday, November 6, 2016 @2pm

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 @7pm

Thursday, November 10, 2016@2pm

Friday, November 11, 2016@7pm

Saturday, November 12, 2016 @ 2pm

Saturday, November 12, 2016 @ 7pm

Sunday, November 13, 2016 @ 2pm

Tickets ($18) https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/965406

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