Voices from the Network
// Stories of Art and Liberation
Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s Word Becomes Flesh
When Bay Area Theatre director Ellen Sebastian Chang sat down with artist, author and father Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Sarah Guerra, Program Director at La Peña Cultural Center, a lively conversation ensued about the remounting of his now-classic Word Becomes Flesh, Black fatherhood, hip-hop aesthetics, artistic and audience transformations, and the role of the National Performing Network (NPN) in artistic development.
The transformative power of “Caterpillar Soup” (Part 2)
In 2008, NPN and Sandglass Theater in Putney, Vermont, welcomed artist and performer Lyena Strelkoff for a one-week residency where she shared “Caterpillar Soup,” an autobiographical work about her journey to wholeness after a fall in 2002 paralyzed the former dancer.