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BY KAREEM M. LUCAS
A new short film from afo's 2020 artist in residence, kareem m. lucas
ANNOUNCING THE 2022
afo SOLO COLLECTIVE
four extraordinary ARTISTS.
four new solo WORKS-IN-PROGRESS.
OUT NOW: AFO SOLO SHORTS ROUND 4
AFO Solo Shorts is an ongoing series of solo short films, created by artists of varying disciplines.
Projects must meet the following criteria:
Feature a solo performer
Be three minutes or less
Expand the form of solo performance
Amplify underrepresented voices
Now available for viewing, watch Round 4 of AFO Solo Shorts here.
MISTER MISS AMERICA
by Neil D'astolfo
Directed by Tony Speciale
JULY 06 - AUGUST 07, 2022
TONIGHT. IS. THE. NIGHT. Y'ALL. It's the 86th Annual Miss Southwestern Virginia Pageant, and Derek Tyler Taylor is fightin' tooth and well-manicured nail to win the crown. But when the road to victory is bumpier than a sock fulla Skittles™, Derek must decide how dirty he's willing to play to make his lifelong dream come true.
RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER
224 WAVERLY PLACE
New York, NY 10014
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