A play by Carolyn Dunn
DIRECTED BY: Sarah D'Angelo
VENUE: King Hall Studio I
PERFORMANCE DATES: March 18 - 19, 2022 @ 7:30pm, March 20 @ 2:30pm, March 23-26 @ 7:30pm
A socially awkward high school senior, Soledad "Sunny" Sixkiller, discovers her father was a prize-winning pow-wow singer whose grief over the disappearance of his wife (his daughter's mother) has turned him inward. Sunny finds, by accident, her father's old pow-wow tapes and vows to learn his songs in order to bring him back to life.
Sarah dAngelo (Director) is an interdisciplinary theatre artist whose creative interest intertwines performance, embodied and somatic practices with new and mixed media. Her professional work favors storytelling re-presentations of Indigeneity, rematriation, social and environmental justice. In addition to serving as artistic producer with the Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company, she is an actor, voice artist, dramaturg and director. Her directing work has been seen throughout the U.S. including off-Broadway, Canada, the UK and New Zealand. Directing credits include Crumbs from the Table of Joy by Lynn Nottage; Another Part of the House by Migdalia Cruz; Brownsville Song (B-side for Tray) by Kimber Lee; Salvage by Diane Glancy; In the Heights by Lin Manuel Miranda and Quiara Hudes Alegría; Dreamlandia by Octavio Solis; Bulrusher by Eisa Davis; Fefu and her Friends by Marie Irene Fornes; Neechie-Itas by Jo MacDonald, The Bone Picker and Chasing Tailfeathers by Carolyn Dunn. She recently designed and coached dialects for the NYC premiere of Repulsing the Monkey by Michael Eichler directed Daniel Leeman Smith.
She is a Certified Michael Chekhov Teacher/Actor candidate with the Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium. She currently serves at Brown University as affiliated faculty in the Native American Indigenous Studies Initiative and as an Assistant Professor in the Theatre Arts and Performance Studies Department. She teaches classes in performance, voice and movement, designs voice and dialects and directs department mainstage productions. She is a member of Actor’s Equity Association, Screen Actor Guild-American Federation of Television Radio Artist, and an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers union.