Article on “Lines” in G-Sync by Rapid Growth Media

Lifestyle editor for Rapid Growth Media, Tommy Allen, took note of the powerful original work Lines which did not go unnoticed in the hubbub of ArtPrize.  Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Lines: The Lived Experience of Race – We Need To Talk, West Michigan

Almost completely overlooked this past weekend during the ArtPrize hustle downtown was the tiny sign at the Spectrum Theatre, home to Grand Rapids’ Actors’ Theatre, that simply read “Sold Out.”

The reason was the debut of the new ethnographic drama by Stephanie Sandberg and Company, “Lines: The Lived Experience of Race,” which gives voice to the dimensions of diversity in West Michigan today.

The drama, culled from over 150 interviews from West Michigan individuals, is brought to life utilizing the development process of Sandberg employed in her 2007 original work, “Seven Passages: The Stories of Gay Christians.”

Different this time from the last is the author did not have to go before the Board of Trustees at Calvin College where Sandberg is an Associate Professor of Theatre… (Be Sure and read the rest of the article on the Rapid Growth website.)

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