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Alexandria Wailes (uncredited)

VSA presents Deaf Theater Jam at Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre

Nationally recognized performers from the Deaf community combine American Sign Language, movement, gesture, music, and shadow play to explore timeless classics and personal stories through visual theater.
 

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2010 International VSA Festival: Deaf Theater Jam

NOTE: This event is NOT at the Kennedy Center.

Venue: Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th Street, NW
Date:     Wednesday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Featuring nationally recognized performers from the Deaf community, Deaf Theater Jam combines American Sign Language, movement, gesture, music, and shadow play to explore timeless classics and personal stories through visual theater. The charismatic Fred Beam--actor, dancer, choreographer, director, and President of the National Deaf Black Advocates--performs excerpts from his one-man show, Black, Deaf, Male: Who am I?. Mo2 Productions, led by artistic director and actor Monique Holt, created Uncontented Love with text derived from various Shakespearean plays for the 2010 International VSA Festival. Alexandria Wailes, a recipient of the 2004 Tony Honors for Excellence in Theater Award, presents a visual interpretation of Euripides' Electra using American Sign Language with singular intensity and passion.
 
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