When We Breathe - Native Voices 27th Festival of New Plays

Tuesday June 29

5:00 PM  –  7:00 PM


In When We Breathe by Jaisey Bates (Huron heritage’d), four paths cross in a sacred, storied land where every breath is a riot of beauty—a revolutionary act of courage grit grace faith fire.


Jaisey Bates writes, directs and performs with their multicultural theater company, The Peoplehood (the-peoplehood.com). A Princess Grace Award / O'Neill National Playwrights Conference / American Blues Theater Award finalist and Kilroys List honorable mention, Jaisey is a recipient of the Emerging American Playwright Prize from Marin Theatre Company and had a Featured Play for the Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s Native American Play Festival. Their education includes Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, the American University in Cairo and Loyola Marymount University.