|When:||Back to Calendar » November 30, 2012 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm|
|Where:||Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
6 Bourn Pl
STORRS MANSFIELD,CT 06269
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Erik Ehn joins us for a discussion on his work and “Puppets and Extreme Violence”
The discussion begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 30th. The event is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.
The current exhibitions will be open to view before and after the talk.
Erik Ehn’s work includes The Saint Plays, No Time Like the Present, Wolf at the Door, and Ideas of Good and Evil. The Soulographie project is currently in development – a series of 17 plays written over 20 years, on the history of the US in the 20th Century from the point of view of its genocides; produced at La MaMa, in NY, November 2012 (scripts include Maria Kizito, Heavenly Shades of Night are Falling, Yermedea, Drunk Still Drinking). He conducts annual trips to Rwanda/Uganda, taking students and professionals in the field to study the history of these countries, and to explore the ways art is participating in recovery from violence. He produces the Arts in the One World conference yearly, which engages themes of art and social change. Artistic Associate, Theatre of Yugen. Graduate of New Dramatists. Current Director of Writing for Performance, Brown University.