ABUELITO by Noelle Viñas

A podcast that speaks about the secrets and hardships that are both hidden and revealed to first-generation immigrants and their children as a result of diaspora through the lens of first-generation Uruguayan-American, Tachi. This 3-part mini-series explores how much of cultural memory and trauma is inherited generation-to-generation and how the heritage is further complicated by having both the oppressed and oppressors in our lineage.

Palestinian Youth Movement

Mini documentary telling the story of the youth of the Palestinian diaspora and the urgent call to return

Cal Shakes

In a collective, institutional response to sexual harassment and other harms happening in Bay Area theater spaces, Cal Shakes invited Mia Mingus of the Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective to lead a year-long workshop for a cohort of diverse theater makers committed to studying transformative justice practices. We Rise Production recorded 4 of the 8 workshop sessions as well as one-on-one interviews, and from this footage is co-creating a podcast to tell the story of the cohort’s journey, its learnings, mistakes, joys, and transformation.

TheatreFIRST: The Weavers Initiative

Connecting theatrical productions with social justice through podcast, media, and community engagement

The TheatreFIRST podcast is produced by We Rise Production