April 2021

We ended March by facilitating a portion of a staff retreat—including a Poetry Writing workshop—for Dissenters here in Chicago, supporting their efforts to mobilize youth resistance to the U.S. war machine. Our essay in conjunction with Transgender Law Center on trans resistance in Puerto Rico is also now up on Autostraddle, and can be read…

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September 2019

We’re currently in residence at the Amsterdam University of the Arts, teaching a weeklong intensive titled performance as protest/protest as performance to undergraduates at the Academy of Theater & Dance, and preparing to remount our solo performance piece Dancer As Insurgent tomorrow evening for the HALf6 series. Wish us luck! When we return home, we will hit…

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February 2019

In honor of Black History Month, we have an article in Teen Vogue titled “I Visited the Plantation Where My Ancestors Were Enslaved.” An emotional recounting of a painful experience we shared with our family members this past November, it offers both reflections on the violence of the trip we took together, and tips for young Black…

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