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prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.
Since 2005 Erasing the Distance has produced a multitude World Premiere Theatrical productions all across the city of Chicago. Each show took a closer look at a specific mental health experiences including domestic violence, trauma, family dynamics, education system, criminal justice system, race and discrimination, immigration, poverty, depression, PTSD, the veteran experience, and more.
For our custom programs, we work closely with a variety of clients and tailor performances to fit the needs of the audience. A typical performance includes 1-3 stories from the Erasing the Distance library followed by a facilitated conversation with the audience.
OUR CLIENTS INCLUDE:
Happening on a monthly basis, our storytelling events feature a performance of a story from our library, followed by a group discussion regarding our personal experiences in relation to the story shared. Storytelling events are free and open to the public.
"One Story At A Time" is a podcast that invites you into the interview portion of the story collection process, giving you an unfiltered window into the beautiful, messy details that make up a person's life. Guests share the details of their unique experiences in their own words, allowing us to understand their point of view, and their mental health journey.
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