Peoples’ Voice Cafe at Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall
239 Thompson Street, between West 3rd & West 4th Streets • New York, NY 10012
Theater, monologues, poetry, music, film
Judith Sloan is an actor, audio artist, writer, radio producer, human rights activist, educator and poet whose work combines humor, pathos and a love of the absurd. Her stories take the audience on journeys about the trials and tribulations of teaching in prisons and youth detention centers, migration, refuge, the climate crisis, and navigating bureaucracies. She will be performing excerpts of songs and monologues from various theater projects including IT CAN HAPPEN HERE; Yo Miss!; Crossing the BLVD and a new work in progress, This is Not a Drill, written in collaboration with Andrew Griffin. Her work has been supported by the New York Foundation on the Arts, commissions from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Queens Council on the Arts, the Puffin Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and support from NYU professional development fund. She will be joined by guest performers including poet, performer, playwright Darrel Alejandro Holnes, filmmaker and visual sociologist for PEP’s research lab Mychal Pagan, and playwright Mêlisa Annis. Special guest author/performer Najla Said.