Blood Boundary

Many thanks to all the playwrights who submitted this year! We are thrilled to announce our staged readings finalists:

River of Blood by Ed Bourgeois
Pushing the Bear by Diane Glancy
Round Dance by Arigon Starr

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE & FREE DAYTIME EVENTS:

Thursday April 6, 2017 7:30 PM Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
PREVIEW PEFORMANCE
BLOOD BOUNDARY by Vicki Lynn Mooney

Friday April 7, 2017 7:30 PM Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
BLOOD BOUNDARY by Vicki Lynn Mooney

Saturday April 8, 2017 Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
12 Noon FREE Staged Reading: Round Dance by Arigon Starr
2 PM FREE Staged Reading: River of Blood by Ed Bourgeois
2 PM FREE Make and Take Youth Craft in the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Gallery

7:30 PM BLOOD BOUNDARY by Vicki Lynn Mooney

Thursday April 13, 2017 7:30 PM Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
BLOOD BOUNDARY by Vicki Lynn Mooney

Friday April 14, 2017 7:30 PM Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
BLOOD BOUNDARY by Vicki Lynn Mooney

Saturday, April 15, 2017 Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
12 PM-FREE Staged Reading: Pushing The Bear by Diane Glancy
2 PM- FREE Teen Youth Workshop, Acting 101
5PM-6PM FREE Talking Circle with Vicki Lynn Mooney, playwright for BLOOD BOUNDARY, Randi LeClair, Director, Marilyn Vann, president of the Descendants of the Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes, and Dr. Blue Clark, Native American Law and History expert.
7:30 PM Closing performance of BLOOD BOUNDARY by Vicki Lynn Mooney

*We only accept submissions written for the stage by Native American, Alaska Native, Hawaiian, First Nations, and Indigenous Mexico artists.

OKLAHOMA CITY THEATRE COMPANY NATIVE AMERICAN NEW PLAY FESTIVAL MISSION

The Oklahoma City Theatre Company Native American New Play Festival mission is to showcase stories for the stage authored by Native American, First Nations, Alaska Natives, Hawaiian Natives, and Indigenous Mexico. We are especially committed to voices that honor and bring distinction to the 39 Native Nations who call Oklahoma home. We invite our audiences to experience high quality productions from the growing cannon of new indigenous work that creates space for indigenous voices on the American stage. We aim to produce theatre that fosters appreciation and understanding of our distinct and collective cultures, histories, lifeways and contemporary issues found in our way of storytelling and theatre making.

OKLAHOMA CITY THEATRE COMPANY NATIVE AMERICAN NEW PLAY FESTIVAL VISION

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Native American New Play Festival envisions a thriving, vibrant and sustainable creative space that gives voice and presence on stage to indigeneity. We envision an on-going annual gathering that draws audiences and artists alike to experience, investigate, reflect, and witness indigenous visibly on stage in Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY THEATRE COMPANY NATIVE AMERICAN NEW PLAY FESTIVAL VALUES

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Native American New Play Festival values community collaboration and partnerships with all constituents who recognize the power of indigenous voices revealing untold stories, histories and socio/cultural issues on the American stage. We value the artistry and passion of our performers whose presence and participation fearlessly bring our stories to life. We value the skill and leadership of our directors, stage managers, designers, production and company personnel who guide and support us. We are inclusive to all audiences and all artists who share and contribute to our collective efforts.