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October 10 - October 18, 2020
An Original NWT Production
Created by NWT's Rise Participants
An original writing and performance project for youth, by youth, exploring the impact of coronavirus and Black Lives Matter in their lives. The program offered a unique opportunity to unite our youth participants from across our past programming and shows to share their stories, their hopes, and their experiences. Together, they developed this piece.
Participants worked with local teaching artists to create original scripts and music in hopes to connect, support, and inspire one another and our community. The final project culminates in October for a STREAMED performance that is NWT's Fall Youth Production. Approx. run time: 1hr 15mins.
UPDATE about streaming: Near West Theatre's ticketing system now requires every purchaser to create a login credential. In the future, this will track season passes, and for now, it will allow you the ability to stream productions through a secure paywall. For the Encore run of Rise, streaming is ON DEMAND, meaning that viewers can purchase at their convenience, and then stream at their convenience. Once you begin streaming ("Click Here to Stream" in your confirmation email or from your login page on the NWT website), you will have 6 hours to view the production. Learn more about streaming here.
Fall Youth Production, ages 9 – 18
Pay What You Can streaming available for every showing
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