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Chicago’s award-winning Albany Park Theater Project (APTP*) comes to Oakton’s stage, sharing stories of resilience, heroism, love, and hope—the epic quests of immigrant families striving to stay together and build a better life in the land they’ve come to call home. Join the directors and teen ensemble members after the show to explore how Home/Land combines ethnography, community building, and performance.

Performance: 5 - 5:30 p.m.
Presentation and discussion: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Reception: 6:30 - 7 p.m.

Sponsored by the Faculty Professional Development team, Human Resources, and the Performing Arts at Oakton.

For information, contact Mohamed Mehdi, associate professor, at or 847.376.7287


*APTP serves as a local and national model for integrating the arts, education, and social justice. Visit to learn more.

Event Details

Monday, November 19, 5:30 p.m.

Footlik Theater, Des Plaines

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