Sun, Apr 15th | 11:00 AM
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Mariana is a California native and a Chicago-based teaching artist, who loves working with young people to turn their creative ideas into realities. Currently, she works with Barrel of Monkeys theater, teaching 3rd and 4th graders about writing and performance, and For Youth Inquiry, directing, devising and performing in participatory plays advocating for teenage sexual health education in high school classrooms. Mariana also devises, sings and performs in various DIY venues throughout the city. On a sunny summer day, you can find her nestled under a tree in a nearby park, strumming her `ukulele, doing contact poi, and/or munching on cucumbers.