Do Good Dialogue: Freedom to Speak, Freedom to Act

Do Good Dialogue: Freedom to Speak, Freedom to Act

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 . 7 PM
Belarus Free Theatre photo by Nicolai Khalezin
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Belarus Free Theatre

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1 hour 30 minutes

Belarus Free Theatre is a Belarusian underground theatre group. Under the current political system the troupe has no official registration, no premises, nor any other facilities. Rehearsals and performances are typically held secretly in small private apartments, which due to security and the risk of persecution, must constantly be changed.

In this Do Good Dialogue, Natalia Koliada, the company's co-founder, will be joined by UMD faculty members and the campus community members to speak about freedom of speech, persecution, gender in Russian theater, refugee artmaking and more.

Presented in partnership with the Maya Brin Distinguished Lectureship Program, UMD School of Languages, Literature and Culture, and UMD Russian Program.

Join Belarus Free Theatre for a performance of Burning Doors on October 26 and 27, 2017 at 8 PM.