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Nefertiti Walks

I am overwhelmed by the enthusiasm, the feedback and the residual response to my One-Woman Show: Nefertiti Walks which premiered in the 2016 Art All Night DC Festival Sept 24. It was a 23 minute long performance, a timeline of Nefertiti as an Ancient Queen traveling to various places throughout the Globe. As, I recall the events leading up to my performance I can say that I found myself dreaming one day and one-woman tour of the world as a solo performance artist. I've been inspired by Nejla Yatkin, a Turkish native woman who shares dancing with the world and has set a number of works on professional dance companies. My encounter with her work "What Dreams May Come" first in Chicago and again in Washington DC at Dance Place gave me an idea of where I could begin. From this piece, I was given the permission to as an artist to create the environment for which my story could come alive: set, props, lighting, and costuming. I concluded the performance by asking the audie