Jason is a theatre artist, musician, and performer recently seen this summer playing Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, writing original music for “Midsummer,” and playing Tinman in Wizard of […]
Ursula K Bowden (Set and Prop Design) Ursula K Bowden returns to Theatre Unbound with the set design for Aliens with Extraordinary Skills. A BFA Technical Theatre and Theatrical Design […]
References New York State Council on the Arts Report on the Status of Women: A Limited Engagement? (2002) by Susan Jonas and Suzanne Bennett www.womenarts.org/nysca-report-2002/ Opening the Curtain on Playwright […]
Is there really such a thing as a “clown visa”?
“My family has been in America since before the Revolutionary War. There are times that I wish I actually were first generation, but it’s kind of weird to think that my family has been here that long.”
Thanks to Matthew A. Everett of Single White Fringe Geek and Jay Gabler of City Pages for checking out the show and weighing in.
“Aliens with Extraordinary Skills is funny, poignant, and very timely, and deserves a bigger audience than was at the Sunday matinee I attended (which, granted, was one of the last beautiful […]
“My Great Grandmother came over from Germany when she was 2 years old. She was one of my favorite story tellers. Since she was very young when she came over she didn’t have many stories of her time in Germany that I remember, however, I loved listening to her stories of growing up in her family culture. I think my Papa definitely brought some of that culture into his family and my dad brought that to me and my sisters.”
“All too many immigration stories involve a harrowing, death-defying flight from danger. But all of them, every one, involves the dream of a better life for the immigrant and their family, the risk that those dreams won’t come true, and the hope that their adoptive country will embrace and shelter them. This perspective is a gift my grandmother gave me, and it’s the perspective I try to keep in mind as our country strives to understand what, from now on, it means to be an immigrant.”
“My fiancé’s grandmother and grandfather immigrated from Latvia. His grandmother, Velta Sparins, was among the first women biology researchers at the University of Minnesota and made history during the women’s rights movements. She has always been a strength to look up to I am grateful for America to be a place for many to seek refuge and thrive.”