The IMPACT Performance Festival will be presented virtually on Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18. The IMPACT Performance Festival showcases performance work by 8 MFA and BFA students, who are completing their degrees in the SAIC class of 2021. The virtual festival is free and open to the public.
For program information, to access the live broadcast of each program, and to register for official Zoom watch parties visit: https://sites.saic.edu/gradshow2021/impact/
Laura Does Not Cry for the Glass Menagerie, or: PFFD (Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency)
Sunday, April 18 – 1:00pm – 2:45pm CST
by MFAW student Benjamin Paplham
Performed by: Alex Gruber, Ben Kim Paplham, Cheyenne Andrus, and Sylvia Bowersox
Laura Does Not Cry… is a poetic memory, performed using details of Ben Kim Paplham’s personal experience of disability and borrowed details of Laura Wingfield from Tennessee Williams’ play The Glass Menagerie.