This hip-hop theater piece explores the impact of mass incarceration in the black community. The effects of an imprisoned father ripple throughout the entire family and community, and the play highlights the sharp differences in families with and without a father figure around. It also demonstrates differences in how white men and black men are sentenced.
In Rockfish, Sydney Lemelin explores her half Chinese identity through dance and theater. Research for this piece brought her to old photos, an unused Mah Jong set and half-remembered stories.