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Encuentro Theatre Festival - Rickerby Hinds
By Rickérby Hinds - Directed by Rickérby Hinds
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:30PM
Los Angeles Theatre Center - Gallery
514 S. Spring Street
Spring Street is a one way street headed south.
We are located between 5th and 6th street.
2 blocks from Pershing Square METRO station.
Based on true events. Ages 13+
Dreamscape, a Hip-hop Theater production, depicts the death and inner life of a young woman, “Myeisha Mills,” who dreams though the impact of the twelve bullets that kill her. The play is a meditation and reimagining of the night of December 28, 1998, when nineteen-year-old Tyisha Miller was shot and killed by four Riverside Police Department officers while she lay unconscious in a car. The play takes a clear-eyed look at the relationships between race, the body, and violence and is structured around an autopsy report recited by a dispassionate coroner. As each of the twelve bullet wounds is described in clinical detail, through spoken word, dance and beatboxing Myeisha reminisces about her life using each body part as a jumping off point.