Responding to Systemic and Collective Trauma with Community Partnerships | June 15
Responding to Systemic and Collective Trauma with Community Partnerships: - This panel discussion invited organizational representatives from MASS MoCA, Berkshire Museum, The Mount, Shakespeare & Company, IS183, CATA, and WAM Theatre to discuss current efforts, challenges and opportunities. Co-facilitated Gwendolyn VanSant from BRIDGE Inc., Quenna Barrett and Rebecca Martínez from the Center for Performance and Civic Practice (CPCP), this conversation explored the importance of listening and responding to the community as we notice the issues that have emerged within our organizations across the county.
Rebecca Martínez is a director, choreographer, deviser, facilitator and ensemble member of Sojourn Theatre. Originally from Denver, Colorado with deep ancestral roots in the Southwest, she’s now based in Brooklyn, NY. Recent projects include: I Am My Own Wife (Long Wharf Theatre); Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis), Miss You Like Hell (Baltimore Center Stage), Wolf at the Door (Milagro Theatre, NNPN rolling world premiere), Anna in the Tropics (Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Henry Award for Outstanding Direction). Rebecca has worked with INTAR, Working Theater, Signature Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, the Lark, The Playwrights Realm, New Dramatists, the 52nd Street Project, Radical Evolution, Milagro Theatre, Oregon Children’s Theatre and Brave New World Repertory Theatre among others. Member of: Sol Project Collective, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, INTAR’s Unit52, SDCF Observer, Latinx Theatre Commons Advisory Committee, 2019 Audrey Resident, New Georges Affiliated Artist, 2018-2020 WP Lab, 2017 Drama League Directing Fellow, Member of SDC. She is the recipient of four Portland, Oregon Drammy Awards and the Lilla Jewel Award for Women Artists. Rebecca is an artist with the Center for Performance and Civic Practice where her work focuses on co-designed, cross-disciplinary social and civic practice engagement and invitation strategies. Rebeccamartinez.org