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Lauren Ferebee

Lauren is currently a 2014 fellow at Saltonstall Arts Colony. She recently finished a six month residency in Spartanburg, SC as HUB-BUB's first-ever theater artist in residence. Her most recent work includes Sexual Geography (March Forth Productions/HUB-BUB/Flux), The Reckless Season (Spartanburg Little Theatre/HUB-BUB), Somewhere Safer (FringeNYC 2013, Old Vic/New Voices Play Exchange finalist), and Blood Quantum (At Hand Theatre/WET Productions). Her first play, Invisibility, or Tiny Rockets was recently performed as a complement to Adaptive Arts Theater’s educational workshops on autism. Two of her short plays are published online at indietheaternow.com. She is a member of playwriting collective Lather, Rinse, Repeat, and studied playwriting at Primary Stages/ESPA. BFA, NYU/Tisch.

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Art for All
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Art for All

What South Carolina Taught Me About Radical Theatermaking

5 September 2014

Over my time in Spartanburg, I learned firsthand that South Carolina is not a homogenous place. There are all kinds of people in South Carolina, people with voices and powerful stories. A lot of those stories are invisible because of the cultural and political climate that surrounds them. That doesn’t mean they aren’t there—but it means that to those living outside of the state, they don’t exist.