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The Visit
Speyer Hall, University Settlement
New York, NY
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Thank-you for supporting The Performance Project @ University Settlement! Your unique participation in our programming is what makes us who we are. We hope your participation in our programming will continue into the future! To keep connected and for the word on upcoming shows, events, news & more, visit the following links: Website: www.universitysettlement.org/us/programs/arts/ FB: @ThePerformanceProjectatUniversitySettlement Instagram: performanceproject_us For more information, email: ekrivera@universitysettlement.org Thank you! The Performance Project Team


The Visit
(Performance will be followed by a Q&A)
Co-Directed by Sophia Dawson and K'Sisay Sadiki
Featuring K'Sisay Sadiki and Nasira Greene
Featuring art by Sophia Dawson

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:30pm
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 5:30pm

Ticket Prices:
Regular Admission $20
Student/ Artist/ Elder Ticket $15
To Be Free Ticket $40 (50% of your ticket will support the legal defense and immediate commissary needs of US Held Political Prisoners and original members of the Black Panther Party: Veronza Bowers and Kamau Sadiki)
(Tickets are cash only when purchasing on the day of performance at the box office)

The Visit is a work-in-progress interdisciplinary performance project that utilizes performance, tap, visual art and audio to engulf audiences in the experiences of family and supporters of US held political prisoners from the Black Liberation movement. In current discourse on mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex, what is often omitted are the narratives of those who encounter these issues personally on the day-to-day.  "The Visit" will feature an excerpt from "My First Born," a solo performance by K'Sisay Sadiki, daughter of US held political prisoner Kamau Sadiki. The Visit is an excerpt from the TO BE FREE PROJECT, a ten-year portrait project that exposes the stories of political prisoners in the United States who were jailed for their activism in the 1960s and 1970s and advocates for their freedom.

In Honor of: Veronza Bowers, Kamau Sadiki

In Memory of: Hugo Pinell, Abdullah Majid, Mondo we Langa

Special thanks to Maud and Chloe Arnolds, Kadeem Alston-Roman, Allegra Pinell, Pam Africa, Dhoruba

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For additional information about the TO BE FREE PROJECT and to support US held political prisoners visit


(Image: "Family Portrait" by Sophia Dawson


Speyer Hall, University Settlement (View)
184 Eldridge St.
New York, NY 10002
United States


Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Arts > Visual
Other > Political

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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