Harper Joy Theatre's Spring Guest Artist Series: The State of the Arts Our spring Guest Artist series will introduce our audiences to prominent artists from the world of performing arts in the contemporary United States, focusing on the topics, practices, and conversations dominating the field. Torange Yeghiazarian- "Putting the Middle East Center Stage" Originally from Iran, Torange Yeghiazarian, is the founding Artistic Director of Golden Thread Productions, one of the first Middle Eastern-focused theatre companies in the United States. She will share her journey from her beginnings of the daughter of an Iranian film star and Iranian military officer / night-club owner, to her immigration to the United States following the Iranian revolution, to creating Golden Thread Productions, and bringing theatre about the Middle East and by Middle Eastern and Middle Eastern American artists to stages in the United States. The theatre is celebrating its 25th anniversary. She is also a director and playwright, and was also crucial in the founding of the Middle East America: A National New Plays Initiative (MEA). She will share the program’s lasting impact and the future of Middle Eastern American theatre.
Torange Yeghiazarian: Putting the Mid...
Date and Time
Friday Apr 23, 2021 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
Friday, April 23, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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