TruArtSpeaks Presents: "Rose Gold" by Zhalarina Sanders
hrough the mediums monologue, poetry, and rap, Rose Gold recounts the tragedy of black motherhood and the glory of its daughters. This one-person playexplores the relations of black women in light of traumas old and new. Bobbie- Marilyn is a mother. It is her most painful reality. Consumed with guilt, she is determined to correct a mistake from her past, realizing that there may be greater obstacles in the way of this than her own sister.
Zhalarina H. Sanders is a Tampa, Florida native who is a graduate student of psychotherapy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She serves as co-founder and Executive Director of The JVN Project, an organization that seeks to use Hip- Hop as a tool of empowerment. Zhalarina conducts research looking at how we use Hip-Hop as a psychosocial intervention for well-being, and has had the opportunity to travel and be awarded for her work as an emcee, actress, and poet. Appearing on stages such as the Apollo and Queen Elizabeth theatre in London, England as part of the 2012 Olympic Games Cultural Olympiad.
This special, one-night-only showing of "Rose Gold" is tied to TruArtSpeaks "Flip the Script!" conference the following day, where Sanders will be working with MN teen poets and guarantees a packed house!
Pillsbury House Theatre (View)
3501 Chicago Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|