Mix & Mingle at Marty’s Martinis!

Mix & Mingle at Marty's Martinis!

Sankofa Theatre Company is inviting everyone to join them at Marty’s Martini Bar (1511 W Balmoral Ave.) on Sunday, February 16th for drinks, networking, and a panel discussion on film and t.v. in Chicago! Join us and Mike McNamara for an afternoon Q & A about the on-camera scene burgeoning in Chicago!

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February 9, 2014 · 8:34 pm

New website by our graphic designer Kaitlyn Kearn!!

Newsite by our graphic designer Kaitlyn Kearn!!

Brand new line of giclée fine art prints just launched by designer Kaitlyn Kearn! Check out the Walter & Blanche shop at http://www.walterandblanche.com and stay tuned for new Chicago pieces.

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October 4, 2013 · 3:05 pm

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

PyramusPuckMusterseed!Eight Foot Puck!Bottom!A play!
HelenaOberonPuck!Titania!We are their Parents!Faeries Attack!
Herbert!Snug!Cast List!Roar!Energy Ball!Purple with Love's Wound
Critters!DemetriusVillain!The MechanicalsPuck Attacks!

Production photos from Sankofa’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM at 3031. Edited and directed by Edgar Sanchez. Set design by A.J. Tarzian. Props and puppets by Christopher Bednash and Frank Sjodin. Photos by Aaqib Usman and Lori Pike.

Cast:

Puck……………………………………….…….Eliza Shin

Titania…………………………………….……Emily Finck

Oberon………………………………………….Mike Cherry

Lysander/Snug………………………………Frank Sjodin

Hermia……………………………………….…Susan Sjodin

Helena………………………………………..…Jeannie Saracino

Demetrius/Snout…………………………..Eric Lynch

Bottom………………………………..…………Joe Zarrow

Peter Quince/Faerie………………………Kristen Johnson

Flute/Faerie………..…………………………Danille Pfister

Starveling/Faerie………………………….Pearl Paramadilok

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July 30, 2013 · 8:29 pm

MIDSUMMER – TEASER

Here’s a small teaser of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM @ 3031. July 19th-21st, 2013. Edited and directed by Edgar Sanchez. Set design by A.J. Tarzian. Props and puppets by Christopher Bednash and Frank Sjodin. Video by Lillian Carter.

Sankofa Theatre Company – Reclaim Art

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July 30, 2013 · 6:42 pm

You Don’t Know My Life, Ni Mi Madre by Arturo Soria

Join us in supporting company member Arturo Soria’s journey. Below you’ll find an excerpt form his website as well as a link to support his hit solo show: You Don’t Know My Life, Ni Mi Madre!

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“Arturo Soria is an actor/writer/teaching artist and member of the Actor’s Equity Association. He began his career in Chicago where he received a BFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University in 2005.

Recently, he originated the role of Tano in the critically acclaimed World Premiere of Hit the Wall, written by Ike Holter and produced by The Inconvenience at Steppenwolf Garage Theatre. He was recognized in the 2012 April 16 issue of The New Yorker Magazine for his portrayal.

In his solo show You Don’t Know My Life, NI MI MADRE Arturo takes on the role of his mother and explores issues of identity, gender, culture and what it means to be a mother. YDKML has premiered at several theatre festivals including 14 @ Stage 773, Solo Festival, and Solo Jams at MPAACT Theatre Company.”

SUPPORT ARTURO SORIA

http://igg.me/at/YDKML2/x/3912911

For more information on Arturo Soria, you can visit his website at: www.ArturoSoria.org

Sankofa Theatre Company – RECLAIM ART

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

JULY 19th-21st @ 3031 N Honore

One Weekend Only on the Outdoor Stage!

Pre-Show Party at 7:30pm, Show Starts at 8:00pm

Runtime is Approx. 70 minutes

B.Y.O.B.

$10 Suggested Donation

Live music, puppetry, dance, followed by a painting party!

Also receive a free Dionysus cup  for the Cupid’s Bowl! Fall in love with one drink!

MSND Finished

Edited and Directed by Edgar Sanchez

Set design by A.J. Tarzian

Cast:

Puck……………………………………………….Eliza Shin

Titania…………………………………………Emily Finck

Oberon……………………………………….Mike Cherry

Lysander/Snug……………………………Frank Sjodin

Hermia………………………………………Susan Sjodin

Helena…………………………………Jeannie Saracino

Demetrius/Snout…………………………..Eric Lynch

Bottom…………………………………………Joe Zarrow

Peter Quince/Faerie………………Kristen Johnson

Flute/Faerie……………………………Danille Pfister

Starveling/Faerie………………Pearl Paramadilok

Join us for a retelling of MIDSUMMER’ full of MUSIC, DANCE, PUPPETRY, and MORE!

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April 16, 2013 · 9:37 pm

HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS YEAR!

                               

                                                                                                     

                                                                                                               

“So we were fina wosankofa a, yenkyi”
“It is not wrong to go back and fetch that which you have forgotten”
We can’t wait to see you there!
The Sankofa Family

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