Damaris Webb: Bicoastal Performer, Teaching Artist, and Theater Maker

directing a staged reading of “Fishers of Hope” for Boom Arts GLOBAL VOICES LAB – February 11th

BOOM ARTS GLOBAL VOICES LAB:
INTERNATIONAL PLAYS IN TRANSLATION
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February 11, Cascade Campus, Portland Community College
Presented by Boom Arts in partnership with the Cascade Festival of African Films & the World Affairs Council of Oregon

Fishers of Hope by Lara Foot (South Africa)
Directed by Damaris Webb
Staged reading Saturday, Feb 11 at 3pm

International plays in translation offer a unique window into global perspectives. This two-weekend Lab connects visiting and local theatre directors with dynamic contemporary international plays in translation. Join us for readings and workshop performances, followed by conversations with artists and scholars, on two Portland campuses:
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Post-show discussion with Prof. Elise Granek, Environmental Science, Portland State University

Lara Foot, one of South Africa’s most acclaimed contemporary playwrights, has been called the artistic heir to Athol Fugard. In this play, a community reckons with the impact of environmental degradation.