Sitting in Circles with Rich White Girls
At times funny, biting and somber Sitting in Circles with Rich White Girls: Memoirs of a Bulimic Black Boy is the groundbreaking and crushingly honest reclamation story of a fat, gay, bulimic, black boy raised by white parents and struggling to find beauty, acceptance and safe spaces — in a world short on all.
With playful humor and sharp observance, Sitting in Circles… takes audiences on an intense and insightful journey, along the way unpacking the mother lode of identity construction and self-preserving mechanisms. Yet, with the performer's greatest gift being the ability to find playfulness in the midst of grief these stories are funnier than they are tragic. Ultimately demonstrating how even the most painful of experiences can be reclaimed, transformed, and accepted for what they are: the building blocks of our unique identities.
Nov. 19th & 20th, Doors 6:30pm Show 7pm. more details here
Chad Goller-Sojourner is a Seattle-based solo performer; recipient of a distinguished Washington State Arts Commission Performing Arts Fellowship and member of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Diversity Task Force. In 2009, he launched a national college tour of his highly acclaimed solo show, Sitting in Circles with Rich White Girls: Memoirs of a Bulimic Black Boy, which debuted July 2008 at Seattle's BrownBox African-American Theatre. Additionally, his work has been featured on NPR and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. A written memoir is currently in the works. To learn more about Chad Goller-Sojourner and Sitting in Circles, visit sitting-in-circles.com goller-sojourner.com.
Rainier Valley Cultural Center: 3515 S Alaska St
Nov. 19th & 20th, Doors 6:30 pm Show 7:00 pm.
$14; $12 Students/Seniors
Advance sales available: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/132374
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