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Bootstraps: An American Fable

  • The Culture Mill Lab 1616 Jordan Drive Saxapahaw, NC, 27340 United States (map)

A production by The Art Monastery Project

Acrobatic, slapstick and sung, two Americans battle their way across a cardboard landscape in search of The Dream. Did we mention they are white, middle class, and kinda unaware? Featuring raw, powerhouse performances from Kaitlin June and Raphael Sacks in the roles they were born to play, and directed by Shawn Shafner, award-winning taboo-breaker. Bootstraps challenges audiences to question how we otherize our neighbors, how success is constructed and the role white people can play in perpetuating and dismantling systems of oppression. Are you ready to play outside the box?

"Bootstraps: An American Fable" is made possible through Culture Mill's Open Space Policy. For more info, visit

Earlier Event: August 2
Art Making and Money
Later Event: September 23
Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium