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Commissioned Work

Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble continually seeks opportunities to collaborate with artists and storytellers on issues that move us deeply. Bravely bearing witness to unavoidable truths, these commissioned works examine our most fundamental human struggle – namely whether we harm or hold one another. Provocative, heart-breaking, and always illuminating, we create these works to raise consciousness for social change.

Beginning in 2017, our 4-part commission series, Cycle of Violence, will explore the following issues:

Black Moms and Their Sons

With so many African American men locked up, black moms become both mother and father to their sons in the struggle to steer them clear…

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Convict Reintegration

In the United States, 1 in 3 African American men have been or will be incarcerated in their lifetime, caught in a system that profits…

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Honor Killing

This devastating and largely under-studied patriarchal practice exacts the ultimate form of gender oppression by ending the lives of women and girls for perceived dishonorable…

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Sex trafficking

In poor black and Latino neighborhoods like Compton, Watts, Linwood, parts of Long Beach, Van Nuys, and Pacoima, women and girls are lured, bought, and…

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