Hungry for the Radical: Ricardo Gamboa and the Impact of the Hoodoisie

I co-wrote feature on The Hoodoisie, a radically politicized, biweekly live news show podcast in a different gentrifying neighborhood every month. As the theater editor of Scapi Magazine, I curate my section to focus on work that highlights DIY theater and performance in Chicago. Click here to read the article. The full text of the … Continue reading Hungry for the Radical: Ricardo Gamboa and the Impact of the Hoodoisie

The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago

I wrote a theater feature for Newcity Magazine's Stage section on how community-engaged, socially-conscious theater is changing the landscape of performance in Chicago. Click here to read the published version of it. Below, I've posted a longer, "uncut" version of this piece, that featured more voices from the different theater organizations/groups/collectives I had the honor to speak … Continue reading The Other Side of the Curtain: How Community-Engaged, Socially Conscious Theater Is Changing the Landscape of Performance in Chicago