January 19-26, 2024

Ten Thousand Voices: Youth

A Co-Production with
St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists
January 19-26 | All Ticket Are Free (donations encouraged)

Directed by George Keller
Music by Ben Lohrberg
Stage Managed by Maya Vagle

Performed by SPCPA students alongside TTT actors Brian Bose and Isa Condo-Olvera

Program Manager – Ashawnti Sakina Ford
Selection Committee –  George Keller, Jo Holcomb, Marisa Tejeda
Workshop Facilitator – George Keller, Ben Lohrberg, Brian Bose, Ashe Jafaaru, Clay Man Soo, Marisa Tejeda
Dramaturg – Jo Holcomb
Writing Prompts – Kira Obolensky

Ten Thousand Voices returns to affirm and reflect the voices of our community partners by inviting participants to explore their own creative potential. This year the program invites teens to express their voices and imagination through writing and performance. TTV Youth will feature work by students from: SPCPA, South Education Center, Patrick Henry High School, South High School, Avalon School and Washburn High School.

Ten Thousand Things sincerely thanks the staff at each community for sharing the opportunity with participants.

Quotes

Attendee at SPCPA
"Amazing show. We saw it three times and it gets better each time. Our daughter is in the show, thanks for giving her an opportunity to do this."
Student at Patrick Henry HIgh School
"I loved how the sound pulled the show together."
Attendee at South High School
“I was touched by the show and found it beautiful."
Julie at SPCPA
"A great experience…thank you. Love hearing the voices of our youth and the performers were so engaging."
Student at Avalon School
"This was really cool."
Attendee at SPCPA
"It is an amazing collaboration. I heard whispers of students expressing surprise, interest in how pieces were interpreted."
Student at South HIgh School
"I cried and really enjoyed how grief became a song."
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