What I Thought I Saw: Random Acts of Blindness with Leslye Orr
Enjoy the hilarious one-eyed adventures of playwright and performer Leslye Orr, and her off-kilter view of life in a 3-D world. Leslye, who is legally blind since birth, relives her childhood in thick glasses, being one of eight kids in Sioux Falls, doing crazy sound effects and taking a big leap of faith as a wannabe performer in Minneapolis. FREE. RSVP to Carolyn.O.Anderson@gmail.com and a map will be emailed to you. Ms. Orr is a playwright, actor and theatre instructor who regularly performs and tours her original plays. As a speaker / specialist through an appointment by the US Department of State, Leslye travels with her show "Hand in Hand" and has appeared through American embassies in Latvia, Lithuania and Israel. She is a sound effects enthusiast and has been featured on A Prairie Home Companion. She and her husband theatre artist Zaraawar Mistry own and operate Dreamland Arts, a performing arts studio and theatre in St. Paul. Their website is http://www.dreamlandarts.com/.
Community Engagement Center
UNO Campus (near the bell tower), Omaha, NE 68132