World Indigenous Theatre

Reading Series 2007

November 29 – December 1


Martin E. Segal Theatre Center/CUNY,
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and AATI present Indigenous theatre artists from Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, Canada, and the United States.

All performances and screenings take place at

The Martin E. Segal 

Theatre Center
CUNY Graduate Center365 5th Avenue, NYC


For more information on readings, go to


Admission to all events is free.


United States~
Thursday, November 29

6:00 PM Opening Panel

7:15 PM Reading of excerpts from SongCatcher

by Marcie Rendon (White Earth Anishinaabe)  

Australia & Samoa~
Friday, November 30

6:00 PM Reading of excerpts from Lessons in Flight
by Maryanne Sam (Erub/Australia)

7:30 PM Reading of excerpts from Le Tauvaga (The Competition)

by Louise Tu'u (Saleaula-Upolu/Asau-Sava'ii/Samoa)

Canada & New Zealand~

Saturday, December 1

6:00 PM Reading of excerpts from Fancy Dancer
by Dawn Dumont (Cree/Canada)

7:30 PM Reading of excerpts from Awhi Tapu

by Albert Belz (Ngati Porou, Nga Puhi, Ngati Pokai/New Zealand)



Indigenous World Theatre Screenings

Saturday, December 1
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

These performances are made possible in part by LMCC's Fund for Creative Communities/NYSCA and Manhattan Community Arts Fund/DCA.  Additional funding provided by the Australian Consul General, Australia Council, American Australian Association and Creative New Zealand. 
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