MARCH 2022 | 12th Annual Short Play Festival
Trickster: Coyotes, Rabbits, and Ravens, Oh My!
Many Native stories involve a Trickster, a cunning, crafty, clever, mischief-making being who often teaches humankind how to be while embodying what not to be. A Trickster is the ultimate disrupter. They can be charming, witty, funny, harsh, critical, but they have a truth to share with us if we only listen. And if we don’t listen? Well, they will find a way whether we like it or not.
JUNE 2022 | 28th Festival of New Plays
Selected playwrights will develop their plays over ten days in residence at the Autry. Audience feedback is key in the culmination event, a festival of staged readings with an illustrious cast and creative team who share these theatrical works in progress.
OCTOBER 2022 | Desert Stories for Lost Girls by Lily Rushing (Genízaro)
When Carrie moves in with her grandmother, Rosa, she is thrown into a world of memory and mystery that unearths her family’s story and identity—shining a light on a dark and bloody period in the history of the American Southwest.
Reservations available in February 2022.