Members of the SGU Veterans and Families Development of USA, and Merl Pugh, a former White Star CIA operative participate in community panel discussions together with the cast, Playwright Amy Russell, Director/Co-Producer Teresa Mock, and Co-Producer Sandy'Ci Moua. Lee Pao Xiong - Director of Center for Hmong Studies at Concordia University curates.
Amy Russell speaks with Col. Hauly C. Moua
Rehearsal photo: actor Sandy'Ci Moua, shadow puppetry by Kristi Ternes
Rehearsal Photo: actor Sandy'Ci Moua, shadow puppetry by Kristi Ternes
Rehearsal Photo: actors Gregory Yang and Song Kim
Rehearsal photo: actor Gregory Yang and Song Kim
Shadow puppetry artist Enyo Farabi Iverson prepares backstage at The Wellstone Center.
Shadow Puppetry Designer Kristi Ternes prepares backstage at The Wellstone Center.
Research and Development Workshop with Center for Hmong Arts and Talent: actors Erik Hoover (Lee Mayevsky), Gregory Yang (Su Ly), and Sandy'Ci Moua (Shua Li)
"I’m so glad that you chose the village of Bouam Long. That is my village. My father was killed there. It was like watching my life on stage."
-Houa Vue Moua, co-author of Trail Through the Mists, community activist, diversity educator, Presidential Thousand Points of Light Award recipient
From Left: Akiko Ostlund (Stage Manager), Cathleen O'Malley (Naropa University MFA Lecoq-based Actor-Created Theatre alumna), Amy Russell (Playwright), Teresa Mock (Director, Co-Producer), Flora Bare (Actor - Gay Mayevsky), Sandy'Ci Moua (Actor - Shua Li, Co-Producer)
Post-collaborative rehearsal with special dramaturgical support from Sunny Chanthanouvong, Executive Director of Lao Assistance Center, and Lee Pao Xiong, Director of Center for Hmong Studies.
Front of House Volunteers from the University of Minnesota and Concordia University.