2018 Festival

*All line-ups are subject to change.

#NWUF18 PARTICIPATING VISUAL ARTISTS

Kira Bucca I Am…, Photography
Aamil Qureshi The Journey (A Cycle), Visual Art: ink and mixed media on paper


Belonging: an evening on topics of identity

Tuesday, June 5th 2018 at 7:30PM
Theaterlab Theater, Manhattan
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Opening Night party to follow panel and performances

ADVOCATE: Forward March New York

Panelists: 

Artists:

Neo CihiFamily of Mirrors, Spoken Word
Kate MoranIn Search Of, Short Film
Srilatha Rajamani, Comedy
Jypsy JeyfreeFaces of a Wild Woman, Performance Art
Lorena Russi – New Neighbors, Short Film
Lara Americo Create Your Own Gender, Performance Art
Andrea Coleman How to Have a Black Friend, Comedy
Isabella Tan Welcome Home, Short Film
Salome Egas & F.U.N. CollectiveStereoflight, Scripted Scene
Lindsay Heatley
, Jess CostaDreamers, Short Film
Sammie JamesKicking Myself, Comedy
SPECIAL GUEST: Maria Shehata, Comedy

OPENING NIGHT PARTY PERFORMERS:

Alyssa Rallo-Bennett, Original Music
Anita Flores, Comedy


Attachment: an evening on topics of love and loss

Wednesday, June 6th 2018 at 7:30PM
Theaterlab Theater, Manhattan
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ADVOCATE: Lady Parts Justice League

Panelists:

Artists:

Robin Irene MossMy Love Won’t Go Anywhere, Music
Jeena BloomSelections from The Crash Years,  Comedy
Emilyn Kowaleski Our Heroine: The Legend, Short Film
Tessa Ramírez-Keough
Muerte, Short Film
Gabby Shea Y’ALL DON’T MOURN RIGHT…OR MAYBE YOU DO, Spoken Word
Noemi de la Puente featuring Stephanie Sandoval.Quinceañera 2.0, Monologue
Robin BadyUnder Belly, Storytelling
Tracey Breese Winter Beach, Short Film
Kelli DunhamPudding Day (an excerpt), Comedy
SPECIAL GUEST: Ziwe Fumudoh  Comedy


Strive: an evening on topics of power and career

Thursday, June 7th 2018 at 7:30PM
Stonestreet Studios, Theater 8A, Manhattan
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ADVOCATE: Self-Esteem Rising

Panelists:

ARTISTS:

Regina Hoyles Naps, Short Film
Elizabeth Ebbert
I Am Meant to be This Way, Short Film
Kim Blanck, Janna Emig, Jessica Frey, Claire Rothrock, Annie Tippe, Ryann Weir
Basic Witch, Short Film
SPECIAL GUEST: Amber TamblynSpecial Reading
Kelsey Burns with Kathryn WilsonAnna O, Dance
Rosalind Grush –  #ladyboss, Comedy
Mahima Saigal Me Too, Spoken Word
ThoughtressWhen I Throw My Hands Up,  Spoken Word
Kelley Selznick, Mindy Escobar-Leanse, Vicki Oceguera, Katie McGeorge
Badass of Science: Metamorphosis and Maria Sybilla Merian,  Puppetry
SPECIAL GUEST: Emma Willmann, Comedy


Being: an evening on the topics of mental, emotional, and physical health

Friday, June 8th 2018 at 7:30PM
Stonestreet Studios, Theater 8A, Manhattan
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Closing Night party to follow panel and performances

ADVOCATE: A Better Balance

Panelists:

Artists:

Alyssa Rallo-Bennett, Original Music
Nina MozesI’m Just Fine, Spoken Word
Tabitha Vidaurri
How and Why to Stay Sober During the End Times, Comedy
Mia Y. AndersonHair Freedom,  Monologue
Nikhaar Kishnani –  I Don’t Know, Storytelling
Ashley Lauren Rogers, Comedy
Jenny Hann featuring Emily Marsh My Stars, Puppetry
Lindsy Bissonnette, with Kim Hicks reading I WILL BE HEARD and Elizabeth Taylor reading SUNFLOWER GIRL, Poetry
Brennan O’Rourkebreathing while queer, Poetry
Non KuramotoThe Fart Play (I’m Sad): A Dance, Performance Art
Pati AmorosoNi4Ni, Short Film
Sarah Hartshorne, Comedy
Katharine Pettit Creative –
“Mental Maze” by The Verbal Artisan
“Lift Your Head” an excerpt from I Could Never Love Anyone…
choreography by Katharine Pettit, featuring Aimee Van Dam, Nichole Forde, Becca Fox, Lorena Marin Ortiz, Katharine Pettit, Rachel Caron

CLOSING NIGHT PARTY PERFORMERS

Sarah Mac, Original Music
Haiku Gals, Custom Haiku Poetry
Kailey Marshall, Original Music