UM-Dearborn welcomes Rebecca Kling

                                      "Trans Form"

 

                                       Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 6:30 pm

                                                  Kochoff Halls, University Center


On Wednesday, November 20, please join the University of Michigan-Dearborn in welcoming Rebecca Kling.   The performance of  "Trans Form" will begin at 6:30 pm in Kochoff Halls inside the University Center.  

Trans Form: An exploration of Rebecca's life as a transgender woman, Trans Form chronicles her life experiences in a multimedia journey.  This production is perfect for anybody who things they have gender all figured out, and for the rest of us who don't.  It offers a basic primer of the experience of growing up transgender, as well as definitions of common terms, presented in an engaging and entertaining format.  

About Rebecca Kling

Rebecca Kling is a transgender artist and educator who explores gender and identity through solo pieces and educational workshops.  Her multidisciplinary performances incorporate conversational storytelling, personal narrative, humor, movement, video projection and more.  Kling take the position that sharing accessible queer narrative with a wide audience is a form of activism, and that understanding combats bigotry.  

Rebecca has performed her material in nine states and at over a dozen festivals.  Some highlights include Chicago (The Athenaeum Theatre, Temple Gallery, Links Hall, About Face Theatre, Center on Halsted, the DCA Storefront Theatre, and more), the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Chicago Fringe Festivals, the 2011 and 2012 Kansas City and Indianapolis Fringe Festivals, San Berdardino, California and elsewhere.  

A graduate from Northwestern University's Department of Performance Studies with a major in Animate Arts, Rebecca is also an instructor at the Piven Theatre Workshop, and on the Pride Films and Plays board of directors.  

For additional information on Rebecca, please visit: www.rebeccakling.com 

For information or questions regarding this topic, please contact the Office for Student Engagement at (313) 593.5390


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