Native Land, Native Hands 2022

April 30, May 7 & 14 2022

Site specific work examining the historic oppression of Bay Area Deaf community and BIPOC communities through the sculptures of Douglas Tilden.

Directed/Written/Choreographed:   Antoine Hunter
Music composed:   Radha Mehta
Dramaturgy:   Kim Epifano
Costume design:   Jhia Jackson
Lead Deaf Actors:   Jac Cook,  Sarah Young Bear-Brown
Urban Jazz Dance Company:   Kelly Garrett, Marissa Head, Cynthia Rodriguez, Danielle Silk, Zahna Simon, Piper Thomasson, Korea Venters, Geraldine Wong, Linda Steele II

UJDC Admin Team: Zahna Simon
Technical Dir & Project Manager:  Zoë Klein
Production Associate & Stage Manager: Sanie Brock
Technical Assistants: Kim Epifano & Abigail Armendaris
ASL Interpreters: Deanna Annie Dieckman, Juan Ramirez, Dane Lentz, Valerie Avila, Pilar Marsh

Performance Schedule

FREMONT – Sat. April 30 at 2pm

Meeting Point:
California School for the Deaf
39350 Gallaudet Drive – Fremont, CA 94538

BERKELEY – Sat. May 7 at 2 pm & 4 pm

Meeting Point:
UC Berkeley Campus
Outside the 2401 Bancroft St. Dance Studio

SAN FRANCISCO – Sat. May 14 at 4pm

Meeting Point:
Corner of Market St. & Montgomery St. Then procession down Market St. to Bush St. landing at Mechanics Monument Plaza.


Supported By

Funding & support for Native Land, Native Hands is provided by Creative Work Fund, East Bay Fund for Artists, The Kenneth Rainin Foundation, California Arts Council Impact Grant, and San Francisco Grants for the Art/Hotel Tax Fund, Handlery Union Square Hotel, Intersection for the Arts, Paz Productions, ZKP/Zoë Klein Productions.

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