The MLK Project Artists
YOLANDA ANDROZZO (Playwright) is a native Chicagoan and received her BFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University. She has taught theatre, poetry and fine art to children in both private and public school settings since 1999. Upon receiving training in fine arts from Mission: Renaissance (Los Angeles) and Otis School of Design (Los Angeles), Yolanda began teaching fine arts to children in private studios and drama and art to students within Chicago-area public schools through Urban Gateways and Pegasus Players. Yolanda has worked theatrically with The Goodman Theatre, Writers’ Theatre and The Shakespeare Theatre of Washington. D.C. and has performed her poetry at the Salida Performance Poetry Festival (Colorado), the Estrogen Fest (Chicago) and numerous cafés and theatres. She has dazzled listeners over the air on radio programs such as Chicago's very own WLUW Wordslingers and Reverend Jesse Jackson’s morning show. Additionally, she was an Oral Historian for the Smithsonian Institution’s Latino Chicago program and the Youth Outreach Manager for the Old Town School of Folk Music.
Director: Jimmy McDermott
Sound Design by Mikhail Fiksel
Projection Design by Mike Tutaj
Stage Manager Razor Wintercastle
Featuring Caren Blackmore (Alaya)
Tiffany Renee Johnson (Understudy)