The Ukrainian Dentist's Daughter is a true tale of immigration and love, created and performed by Yana Kesala.
From wedding day to first grade and back again, the Dentist's Daughter transcends time to unfurl a life journey of Ukrainian heritage, identity, and anticipation. Based on 64 pages of personal interviews, The Ukrainian Dentist's Daughter is inspired by actual family events. The Ukrainian Dentist's Daughter Created and Performed by Yana Kesala
A missing groom and an unexpected snow storm launch the Dentist's Daughter into a looping resurrection of the bitter and ordinary events leading to a twisted moment of expectation. Reliving memories from Displaced Persons camps, learning English and battling school nuns, the Dentist's Daughter unravels a story of conquest, wit, and hope in modern America.
"Yana Kesala is a force to be reckoned with...See this performance for Kesala's phenomenal acting chops." The Victoria Times Colonist
Yana Kesala is an award winning actress from Seattle, Washington. She has toured throughout Australia and Canada and is a vibrant member of the Seattle theatre community.
"Being Ukrainian, loving the arts is just in your blood."
Odd Duck Studio (View)
1214 10th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122