Female Voices Festival

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    Join us as we investigate the gender imbalance in theatre through a celebration and exploration of the female voice. The Festival includes a short run of for colored girls, (Re)Acts, potluck readings, and a culminating symposium.







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    Saturday, February 25, 2-5 PM, Round House Silver Spring (8641 Colesville Road)


    December 14-18, 2011

    for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf

    by Ntozake Shange
    directed by Jamil Jude, choreographed by DeMoya Watson
    @ Round House Theatre Silver Spring
    A co-production by Forum Theatre Reverb and Colored People’s Theatre
    January 9, 2012
    Forum (Re)Acts: "Sex on the Brain"
    @Round House Theatre Silver Spring
    In a series of 10 minute pieces by local artists we explore the way men and women communicate.
    January 16, 2012
    Potluck #1 – Is there a female dramaturgy?
    Using (Re)Acts: "Sex on the Brain" as a jumping off point, we discuss this question and the idea of what specific point of view female writers bring to theatre.
    January 23, 2012
    Potluck #2 – What are we missing out on?
    Readings of plays by women we love, but aren’t getting produced and a discussion on the why's and consequences. Bring some food to share!
    Round House Theatre Education Center
    * RESCHEDULED: FEBRUARY 25, 2012 *
    @ Round House Theatre Silver Spring
    The culminating event of the festival will be an all day discussion event, taking all of
    the work a step further, exploring the imbalance of whose voices are actually being
    heard onstage.
    February 16 -- March 12, 2012
    by Julia Cho
    directed by jessica Burgess
    @ Round House Theatre Silver Spring
    Also, be sure to follow the discussions on our OpenForum blog as the investigation
    heats up.