Apr 12th 2019

Salon Series at Evanston Art Center, curated by Carol Solberg Moss, is excited to present Ada Cheng’s second solo performance Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts: Loving across Borders.

This performance tackles issues on gender, culture, and feminism. I explore how one learns about love and abuse across borders. The materials are pertinent to current debates on gender equality.

Ada Cheng is a professor-turned storyteller, performing artist, and show producer. She has been featured in storytelling shows and done her solo performances in different cities in the United States. She debuted her second solo show, Breaking Rules, Broken Hearts: Loving across Borders, with Fillet of Solo and performed it at both The Exit Theatre in San Francisco and the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York in 2018. She will be taking this solo performance to Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival in March this year. Ada is a speaker for Illinois Humanities 2019-2020 Road Scholars Speakers Bureau. She is the producer and the host of several storytelling shows, including Pour One Out: A Monthly Storytelling Series, Am I Man Enough?, Talk Stories: Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show, and Speaking Truths Series.

Her motto: Make your life the best story you tell.

$15 donation appreciated.

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