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Graceful Rebellions ()

Produced by

Lapis Productions

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Director: Evalyn Parry
Playwright: Shaista Latif


Bob Nasmith Innovation Backspace


August 7th, 2014 – August 16th, 2014


Love is a sacred act of grace. Rebellion is the refusal of obedience. Joy is a state of divinity and destruction. Power is given to those who take. Can a queer Afghan woman identify herself in an occupied land?

Part tribal storytelling, part folklore and myth. Tradition is history repeated.  (


Shaista Latif Performer

Creative Team

Evalyn Parry Director
Shaista Latif Playwright
Evalyn Parry Dramaturge


Johnny Salib Stage Manager
Amanda Geensen Program Design
Amanda Geensen Photography


Chris Malkowski Venue Technician
Chris Malkowski Festival Lighting Designer
David Fisher Venue Technician