Hiawatha Project

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Hiawatha Project is a professional theatre company located in Pittsburgh. Established in 2010 by Anya Martin and Michelle Carello,[1] the company's mission is to "create original performances exploring specific social questions through myth, free association, and movement."[2] Hiawatha Project's premiere production of Camino, an original play by Martin, was researched, developed, and had a workshop presentation in 2008 and 2009, had a public reading in August 2010, and received a full production in September 2011 at Dance Alloy Theater.[3][4][5][6] Inspired by the true experiences of Milton Mejia and Stephany McMullen,[7][8][9] the production is the first in a series of planned productions that connect the experience of living in Pittsburgh to larger social questions.[10] A production exploring the contemporary role of parenthood titled Helicopter Parents Anonymous is planned for 2013.[11]

See also[edit]

Theatre in Pittsburgh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Press Info". Hiawatha Project. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "About". Hiawatha Project. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Production Timeline". Hiawatha Project. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Pop Filter". Popcitymedia.com. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Camino – It's like sticking an Anderson Cooper segment in the middle of "Watership Down." – Stage – Theater Reviews & Features – Pittsburgh City Paper". Pittsburghcitypaper.ws. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Impassioned 'Camino' tells painful immigration stories". Post-gazette.com. September 23, 2011. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ "El Camino – Main Feature – Pittsburgh City Paper". Pittsburghcitypaper.ws. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Immigrant's story of hardship, love, deportation". Webcache.googleusercontent.com. August 23, 2009. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  9. ^ "The travails of a Honduran immigrant in Pittsburgh inspires the play 'Camino'". Post-gazette.com. September 11, 2011. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  10. ^ "About". Hiawatha Project. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Shows". Hiawatha Project. Retrieved November 12, 2011.