Protect & Preserve - June 2019

After the murder of a Two-Spirit Trans Womxn, her lover, and fellow Two-Spirit, Apanpiltzin is unable to find healing. She is haunted by her very real fear of being murdered for being a Trans Womxn of Color. This short play is a tribute to the missing and murdered Indigenous Womxn of the American continent, and is in solidarity with all the Trans Womxn and Femmes of Color who have been murdered for daring to exist.

Nelwat Ishkamewe presents this play as part of the 2019 Politics & Arts: District Vox & 2019 DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival: One Act Battle, with sponsorship by Trans-Latinx DMV.

Written by: Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Direction: Ahanu

Movement: Tiara Moten
Stage Manager: Zayn Thiam

Pablo Ventura as Apanpiltzin
Angel Garcia as The Black Snake

Kariwase Duprey as Ihzapow
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul as Sea-Sia


Politics & Arts District Vox Location:

John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20004
Thursday, June 13,  2019 - 5:30 PM - 8 PM

More info on Facebook event page.

Visit Poltics & Arts: District Vox on Washington Performing Arts' website.

DC Black Theatre Festival Location:

THEARC West - Blackbox Theater

1801 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20020

Category: Drama
Tuesday, June 25,  2019 - 7:30 PM

Category: Battle Championship *
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

*only those who win their individual category are eligible for this battle round.

More info on Facebook event page.

Visit The One-Act Battle event page on DC Black Theatre & Arts Festival's website.

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