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Visting Libra Professor Madeline Sayet: ‘Indigenous Shakespeares’
October 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Award-winning Mohegan director Madeline Sayet will discuss the historical relationship between Native peoples and Shakespearean performance, and how Native artists have used Shakespearean productions as a tool to reclaim their voices and empower the Native Theater movement.
Sayet is the executive director of the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program (YIPAP), a TED Fellow, and was name a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment in 2018. She recently received critical acclaim for her solo show “Where We Belong” at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.