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Number of results found for "Steve Elm" : 7
Alt Title(s): Steve Elm
Location: Interviewed in New York City on July 28, 2005.
Synopsis: Trained at London's Rose Bruford College, Steve Elm (Oneida) has appeared as an actor in film, television and on the stage. Elm has worked as a playwright and director with London's Common Body Theatre, University of Manchester (England), the American Indian Community House (AICH) Youth Theatre Project, and was a founding member of Chuka Lokoli Native Theatre Ensemble in New York City. He has als...
Alt Title(s): American Indian Youth Theater Project: My ugly child
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, in 1994.
Synopsis: My Ugly Child tells the story of a displaced young Native American woman, drug and HIV sick, who comes to realize that all she knows about being Indian is through what she sees in popular culture, most notably in Hollywood films. On her journey to the Happy Hollywood Hunting Grounds, she meets stock Indian characters that promise to teach her how to be a real Hollywood Indian. This performance wa...
Alt Title(s): Chan, Elmm [sic] Romero y Miguel, Chan, Elm Romero y Miguel
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on June 7, 1996.
Synopsis: Native Performance Art is a compilation of Native performance. Performances included are Big Girl, Little Girl, a humorous look at etiquette training for young girls presented by Rebecca Romero & Co. (Cherokee), Stage Struck, an autobiographical piece about the trials and tribulations encountered by Steve Elm (Oneida) while in pursuit of a show business career, Whole Buffalo, written and choreogr...
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on June 10, 1996.
Synopsis: The AICH presents its 1996 Variety Show, hosted by Tonya Gonnella Frischner (Onondaga, Snipe Clan). Performers include: Lisa Mayo's (Kuna/Rappahannock) solo performance, 'Daughters from the Stars: Nis Bundor', Steve Elm's (Oneida), one-man show, 'Stagestruck', Mezzo-soprano, Paula Poulafearh (Tuscarora), Gloria Miguel's (Kuna Rappahannock) one-woman show, 'One Voice', Guitarist Brandon Tubby (Che...
Alt Title(s): Indian Summer '95: American Indian Youth Theater Project ('Indian 101') & Ulali, Indian 101 and Ulali
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on June 3, 1995.
Synopsis: Indian 101 is a dark comedy about a class of Indians with literary aspirations. Set in an adult writing class a few days before Christmas, the students decide to have class as usual despite the teacher's absence. The result is both hilarious and tragic as the critique of work soon degrades into criticism of each other and ends in all out war. Indian 101 was written by the Fourplay Theater Company...
Alt Title(s): Chuka Lokoli Theater: In the essence, In the essence (reading)
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on Mar. 31, 1995.
Synopsis: A reading of Bunky Echo-Hawks, In the Essence, a satirical piece exploring American Indian stereotypes and the impact of others expectations on an Indian's personal life. Bunky Echo-Hawk (Pawnee/Yakama) was a student at the American Indian Arts Institute and a member of the Chuka Lokoli Theater Company. Chuka Lokoli means 'community spirit' in Choctaw. The American Indian Community House (AICH) i...
Alt Title(s): Open wounds Tlalteuctli (Coatlicue Theater Company), In the spirit (Chuka Lokoli Theater Company), Indian Summer 1995, Open wounds on Tlalteuctli
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, in 1995.
Synopsis: 'Open Wounds Tlalteuctli' was written and performed by Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, founders of the Coatlicue Theater Company. This piece is about environmental and societal violence against women. Elvira and Hortencia Colorado, Chichimec Otomi storytellers, playwrights, performers and community activists are founding members of Coatlicue Theatre Company (www.coatlicue.com). They are also membe...