America

America

by Kim Yaged

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Overview

AMERICA is a theater/dance hybrid that explores ethnicity, race, religion, and culture in the United States. Sound collage, music, and movement complement the text as it undresses stereotypes and prejudices, creating a provocative social commentary that challenges us to examine our belief systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781514753811
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/11/2015
Pages: 38
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.08(d)

About the Author

Kim Yaged is an award-winning writer with a background in theater, television, and film. Her hilarious one-woman tour de force "Hypocrites & Strippers" was nominated for a Best Actress Artsie, and an excerpt of the play was published in Applause Books' "One on One: The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century."

The animated trailer for "Hypocrites & Strippers" has screened at festivals in New York, Chicago, Austin, Tampa, and Rio. "Coming Full Circle," the newest short based on the play, was invited to Provincetown Film Festival and Twin Cities Film Festival and was optioned by Spike & Mike's Animation Festival.

Kim received the Kennedy Center's Meritorious Achievement Award for her play "America." "America" also won the Audience Award at the Downtown Urban Theater Festival in New York and was part of House Special at ODC Theater in San Francisco.

Kim's chamber opera "www.love" was showcased by the New York City Opera and performed at University of Michigan and Alma College. This production won four Ann Arbor News "Best of" awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Production.

Kim's work has been presented internationally, including London, Berlin, and Edinburgh, and her stories and poems have been published by Random House, Cleis Press, Ballantine Books, and Arsenal Pulp Press.

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