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Waylon Lenk

Waylon Lenk is a Karuk theatre artist and educator whose family hails from the villages of Taxasufkára and Ka’tim’îin on the Klamath River in northwest California. His work exploring the intersections between Indigenous and Western performance styles has been seen from the Sycuan Band’s San Diego US. Grant Hotel to the Piggyback Fringe Festival on unceded Algonquin land in Wakefield, Quebec. He holds an MFA in Dramaturgy from Stony Brook University.

Native Theatre in Oregon
Essay

Native Theatre in Oregon

26 June 2015

Waylon Lenk considers how the University of Oregon and Southern Oregon University are doing Native theatre and compares their models to his approach to organizing a reading series by Native authors at Oregon State University.