Kaysone Syonesa

2019 Early Career Research + Development Grantee | $2,500

“In the Land of 10,000 Stories” research and development

Syonesa will conduct research and development for a free presentation of an original family-friendly play exploring refugee identity in Minnesota. Through traditional Lao storytelling, and shadow puppetry, the theatrical performance will occur in Minneapolis in a culturally appropriate space during the 45th anniversary of the Lao diaspora.