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People's Theatre Project
The diverse audience then discussed ways that this could have been handled differently and presented them to the entire crowd. Different people from different backgrounds working together for a positive change.
Lora came to New York from the Dominican Republic in 2000 to study at Manhattanville College. After she completed her graduate degree in peace studies, she became a struggling actor for almost two years, but she says she felt an incessant need to combine community activism with her art.
"Desde el año 2008, el People's Theater Project ha venido desarrollando una notable labor en el Alto Manhattan: usar el teatro para unir a los miembros de las comunidades menos representadas de la ciudad y crear conciencia de sus necesidades. Por estos días la organización recauda fondos para "tomarse" el United Palace Theater.