And So We Walked

And So We Walked: An Artist’s Journey Along the Trail of Tears is a new documentary, solo theater project written and performed by Cherokee performance artist and community activist DeLanna Studi and directed and produced by Kenan Institute for the Arts Executive Director Corey Madden.

Upcoming residencies and performances:

November 29 - December 10, 2017
Brown University/Trinity Rep and Yale University Native American Cultural Center

March 31 - May 16, 2018
Portland Center Stage, Portland, Oregon


Triad Stage hosted the play’s North Carolina premiere in April 2017 at the Hanesbrands Theatre.

As part of the project, the Kenan Institute for the Arts and the Cherokee Historical Association also hosted the Native American Theatre Project, a three-week “creative co-laboratory” in Cherokee, NC, sponsored in part by the Cherokee Preservation Foundation.

Other project partners include:

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