Kapwa Collective presents 'The Journey of a Brown Girl'

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 22:30 to Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 01:30

Kapwa Collective presents the Canadian premiere of "The Journey of a Brown Girl," an Experimental Theatre Movement from New York, for 2 SHOWS ONLY on August 28 & 29 at Toronto’s historic, Factory Theatre.

 Created, produced and directed by artist and activist, Jana Lynne Umipig, this inspired and visionary performance harnesses the power of narrative and storytelling to engage audiences in deep reflection around the struggles and triumphs of the human spirit through the lens of the Filipina. 

 The Journey of a Brown Girl calls out and breaks down ill-representations of Filipinas and movingly reminds audiences of their true selves - powerful leaders, healers, visionaries, teachers and warriors of culture and communities. The performance’s mystical movements and mesmeric malongs enliven and animate the strength of these narratives. 

 Having performed throughout their homebase of New York and in California, this story speaks to diverse communities on empowerment of self and community. We welcome all to experience The Journey of a Brown Girl. 

DATES: Friday, August 28 + Saturday, August 29, 2015

Doors open @ 6:30pm || Curtains up @ 7:30pm

VENUE: Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street (Toronto). Seating is First-Come, First-Serve Basis. Please come early for preferred seating and reception.

ACCESSIBILITY: Theatre is accessible to people using wheelchairs and other mobility supports.We also ask that you Share the Air and come fragrance-free.

PRICE: $15-18 Sliding Scale Advanced / $20 at the Door

 SHARE THE LOVE: Kapwa Collective is committed to ensuring our gatherings/events are accessible and are offering a LIMITED number of sliding scale tickets - contact us for details. 

Get advance tickets at: http://thejourneyofabrowngirlto.eventbrite.ca/  Or contact Aimee at [email protected]. com

About Kapwa Collective:
We are a group of Filipino Canadian artists, critical thinkers, and healers who work towards bridging narratives between the Indigenous and the Diasporic, and the Filipino and the Canadian. We facilitate links among academic, artistic, activist, and other communities in Toronto.

For more information, please contact us:
Email: [email protected]
Blog: www.kapwacollective.tumblr.com
Fb Page: www.facebook.com/kapwacollective


Factory Theatre
125 Bathurst Street
Toronto , ON
43° 38' 44.052" N, 79° 24' 9.8532" W
Ontario CA
Friday, August 28 & Saturday, August 29, 2015. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Show begins at 7:30pm

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