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Indians in a Box: there is no "I" in NDN

solo performance · native voices at the autry · Ages 12+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America

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JEN KENYON certified reviewer June 15, 2015
tagged as: identity · native american · solo
Jennifer Bobiwash is an amazingly versatile performer. Through the hour long journey she brought to life many distinct and charming characters, each illuminating a piece of the pluralism puzzle. This one woman show is a very entertaining exploration of the challenge of securing personal identity in a multicultural society.... full review
SANDI QUEEN certified reviewer June 07, 2015
There is no "I" in NDNZ was an interesting work-in-progress. It made nice use of a range of emotions and moved through "visuals" in a way that you did not realize that the hour was up. It gave anyone things to think about and a very small slice of present Indian history and how one woman was trying to find her "roots" in her Canadian/Indian heritage. I would like to see this again when it is polished. If you have not been to The Lounge, as I had not, there is plenty of street parking on the streets adjacent to Santa Monica Blvd. (if you don't count Vine St.). Thank goodness for the sign on the street, I missed the theatre but saw the sign at the last minute and circled the block to park. Inside is comfortable after you "check in" but... full review
JESSIE PROKSA certified reviewer June 19, 2015
There Is No I n Ndn, was a fun show and it raised some interesting questions relating to where do we draw the line when it comes to claiming a certain identity? And what are the consequences of defining yourself as one thing or another? I was also impressed by Jennifer's energy and passion for telling her story. This is a pretty fast paced show; Jennifer switches characters often, and her personal narrative is interjected with info. relating to different historical events, so if you want to follow the story you have to stay on your toes! ... full review