From Ashes to Angel's Dust at 5th Annual Poetic License Festival

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Wild Project: 195 East 3rd Street New York, NY 10009

 The powerful choreodrama From Ashes to Angel’s Dust: A Journey Through Womanhood (FA2AD) will celebrate the resiliency of black womyn during Women’s History, Sexual Assault Awareness and National Poetry Months. The FA2AD performance will be featured on April 1, in New York City, NY as part of The Fifth Annual Festival of New Poetic Theater Poetic License 2016: Some Kind of Now Festival. 

April 1, 2016 7:00pm 

The Wild Project: 195 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009

Tickets are $18. 


Selections from “From Ashes To Angel’s Dust: A Journey Through Womanhood” will be presented in Relate-ta-tive Landscapes: Black Womyn Magick, a performance art showcase created by Flowers that looks at the landscape of racism, sexism, sexuality, media, gender and women of color, Relate-ta-tive Landscapes asks the questions: How are we relating or not to self, others, community and the environment within this landscape? How do we love ourselves? How do we love each other? 

The 5th Annual Poetic License Festival is an annual festival of new poetic theater, music, art, dance, dialogue and a special performance of From Ashes to Angel’s Dust: A Journey Through Womanhood.

More about the Playwright:

Zoë Flowers is an author, poet, actress, Reiki Master and seasoned domestic violence expert. Zoë teaches poetry and theatre at an arts based high school in Brooklyn, NY. Her poetry can be found in Stand Our Ground; Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, and Dear Sister: Letters From Survivors of Sexual Assault and several online journals. Zoë has appeared on National Public Radio and has spoken internationally on the issue of domestic violence.

Dirty Laundry: Women of Color Speak up about Dating & Domestic Violence emerged from interviews Zoë conducted with survivors of domestic and sexual violence. From Ashes to Angel’s Dust: A Journey Through Womanhood (FA2AD) is a ChoreoDrama that uses monologues; poetry and vignettes to breathe life into the original stories shared in Dirty Laundry and includes new stories about racism, same sex violence, body image and the journey to self-love. Zoë wrote, produces, directs and acts in the powerful ensemble piece, which has had a number of successful performances across the country.

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