SUNSTAINABLE. ENGAGING. COMMUNITY. ART.
The Ungrateful Immigrant
COMPANY: Ay, Caramba! Theatre
CAST & CREW:
Yulissa Campos: Playwright, Actor & Director Brooklynn Bitner: Designer
FROM: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
ADDITIONAL THANKS TO: Gordon Portman
From the creator of I, Frida and Trapped, a brand new comedy show is brought to you about: what exactly immigrants and refugees should be grateful for. Who owes what to whom. And the meaning of belonging.
Get to know the cast & crew
Yulissa Campos (Actor, Playwright, Director, Producer) is a professional actress and an emerging playwright originally from Ecuador, but calls Saskatoon her second home. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, both from the University of Saskatchewan. Yulissa is the founder and artistic director of Ay, Caramba! Theatre, the first Latinx theatre in Saskatoon. She debuted as a playwright in the Last Sunday in March 2019 with Trapped and wrote, produced and performed Ay, Caramba’s inaugural production I, Frida at the 2019 Saskatoon Fringe Festival. Selected theatre credits: Earth Diver (SUM Theatre), Prairie Nurse (Station Arts Centre) I, Frida (Ay, Caramba! Theatre), The Penelopiad (FerrePlay Theatre). Playwriting credits: Trapped (#ArtApart NTS 2020, Short Cuts Festival 2020, The Last Sunday 2019) I, Frida (Saskatoon Fringe 2019). Upcoming: Theatre in the Park/SUM Creation Studio 2020, M1 Singapore Festival 2021. Yulissa hopes all of you are staying safe and well during this difficult time and she is thrilled to share this new piece to you!