Spiderwoman Theater Founder and Artistic Director Muriel Miguel, talks about her fascinating journey from the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn to her pioneering contributions to the current feminist and Indigenous theatre movements in the United States, Canada and around the world. Experience this extraordinary life through photos and video from the last 50 years.

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Investigate the unique process that the women of Spiderwoman Theater use to create their plays. “Storyweaving” describes the layering of stories, images, sound, movement and music, creating a three dimensional tapestry which is embodied in space and becomes the theatre production. Incorporating the exercises that have been learned in the workshop, the participants will collectively build a performance of the stories which they will then present.