Join emerging artists and climate leaders for an evening of climate storytelling, inspired by Greta Thunberg’s urgent question, “Can you hear me?.” Presented in collaboration with Georgetown University Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics and Georgetown Environment Initiative.
Join us for a special climate storytelling event inspired by Greta Thunberg’s urgent question “Can you hear me?” An ensemble of DC-area artists and activists present original performance that weaves their own experiences of living, creating, and organizing within the climate crisis with Greta’s words.
Feat Ashanee Kottage, Elliot Williams, Lilli Hokama, Myiah Smith, and Nadia Nazar
Directed by Caitlin Nasema Cassidy
Dramaturgy by Robert Duffley
Produced by Caitlin Nasema Cassidy and Wijdan Al Khateeb
Stage Management by Julia Beu
Production Assistant Joseph Ravago
Assistant Direction by Jameson Nowlan
Text by Greta Thunberg, Jacob Hirdwall, Caitlin Nasema Cassidy, Myiah Smith, Lilli Hokama, Ashanee Kottage, Elliot Williams, Nadia Nazar, and Robert Duffley
This event is part of We Hear You—A Climate Archive, a global performance project exploring youth perspectives on climate crisis/chaos. We Hear You—A Climate Archive is a collaboration between Dramaten (The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden), The Earth Commons—Georgetown University’s Institute for Environment and Sustainability, The Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC, and The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics with additional support provided by the Swedish Arts Council. The project is co-conceived by Caitlin Nasema Cassidy and Jacob Hirdwall.
Special Thanks: The Greta Thunberg Estate
The Earth Commons—Georgetown University’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability
Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC
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