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Native Artist Talk: Rhiana Yazzie

April 5, 2018 - 6:30pm

Walter Library 402
117 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis MN
USA - United States

Rhiana Yazzie is a Navajo playwright, film, and theatre-maker based in Minnesota. She’s the 2017 Sally Award winner for Vision and the artistic director of New Native Theatre, a new way of staging Native American plays,newnativetheatre.org. She was a 2016/2017 Playwrights’ Center McKnight Fellow, a two-time Jerome Fellow, and a Core Member. She is writing a play for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Public Theater in American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle. Her newest project is writing/directing/acting in her new film, A WINTER LOVE. A graduate of the University of Southern California, she’s produced events featuring Madeleine Albright, Spaulding Grey, and Stephen Hawking.