Illinois Theatre Professors Creating New Work with Struan Leslie
Theatre Artist Struan Leslie begins his residency with the University of Illinois Theatre Department. Follow the links below for more information.
“...an exploration of the transgressive nature of the artist in society-i.e.-how does a black girl from the Midwest wreak havoc on Shakespeare? How does she get the world to see the 'totality' of her?, not just the repressive/confining roles society feels comfortable squishing her into. how does she enact the width and breadth of her 'SELF' through the works of one of the greatest artists the world has known, and whose very modern day interpretations belie her worth and very existence? how does she 'shift the paradigm' or learn to live happily/productively, outside of it?”