“Join the City of Boston's artists-in-residence for a free artist talk hosted by Sara Porkalob at the Boston AIR pop-up space in Upham's Corner on November 15 from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Sara Porkalob is an award winning arts activist based in Seattle. She’s featured in Seattle Magazine’s Most Influential People of 2018, City Art’s 2017 Futures List, and served as Intiman Theatre's 2017 Co-Curator. She is a co-founder of DeConstruct, an online journal of intersectional performance critique. Her first full length play Dragon Lady is the recipient of three 2018 Gregory Awards for: Outstanding Sound/Music Design, Outstanding Actress in a Musical, and Outstanding Musical Production, has garnered a Seattle Times Footlight Award, and a Broadway World Award for “Best New Play”. In March 2019, American Repertory Theatre will produce Dragon Lady and Dragon Mama, the first two plays in her family trilogy The Dragon Cycle. Next year, she is collaborating with the City of Seattle and their new Creative Strategies Initiative (CSI), a new City effort that uses arts- and culture-based approaches to build racial equity in non-arts policy areas like the environment, housing, workforce and community development and Nordo’s Culinarium will produce her new play, 7th and Jackson, a historical fiction with music inspired by Seattle’s International District.”