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Here’s where Rhiana’s been and what she was up to lately.

In the land of Zoom in the year 2020, there were many panels and enjoyable podcasts and some other notable events…

Rhiana is among the 2020 Steinberg Playwright Awards winners!
December 2020.

Minnesota Native News, Play Festival Shares Good Medicine
December 2020.

TASTE OF THE SEASON @ The Playwrights Center
Hear from four of the PWC’s exciting 2020-21 Season playwrights as they share a sneak preview of their work, continuing to bring exciting theater right to your home throughout this year!

Direct Address at Cal Shakes – Indigenous Theatremakers: A Rountable Discussion
November 2020.

Echo Theatre Dallas presents their podcast, Echo Offstage: Theatre Women Speak!
Catherine Whiteman chats with “all around theatre maker” Rhiana Yazzie about her upcoming feature film, the founding of New Native Theatre, and the importance of being visible. October 2020.

First Peoples Fund and the Rolling Rez Bus presents, Native Women in Film.
November 2020.

Williamstown Theatre Festival, Pass the Mic: Dismantling White Supremacy and Patriarchy.
As part of WTF’s “Pass the Mic” initiative, Tony Award-winning set and costume designer Clint Ramos (Slave Play, The Rose Tattoo, Paradise Blue), hosts a panel on Dismantling White Supremacy and Patriarchy: BIPOC Artists Reflect on the BIPOC Demands for the American theater. August 2020.

Rhiana Yazzie named a Bush Leadership Fellow

Rhiana Yazzie wins Ordway Award for Vision
Sally Awards honor extraordinary achievements in arts access, commitment, education, initiative and vision.