Destiny, USA

Destiny, USA

Convection Productions

Vancouver, WA

In Trump’s era, will Laura discover the humanity of Americans?

In November 2016 Laura moves from Toronto to Syracuse, New York. She wasn’t expecting to be residing in Trump’s America. Gaining her first job as a Relay operator for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing causes her to question whether she can discover the hidden humanity of the American people. This production integrates ASL video performance featuring three Deaf actors, and closed captioning.

Category: Solo Performance

Tags: Comedy, Drama, Storytelling

Rating: PG-13 (13+)

Venue: Art Academy – Room 204 (A204)
Run Time: 60 Minutes

Artist Bio

Laura Anne Harris is an award-winning performer/writer now living outside Portland, Oregon. Awards for her production Destiny, USA include: 

2019 Outstanding New Work – Toronto’s Now Magazine 
2019 Outstanding Production – Toronto’s Now Magazine 
Top 12 Fringe Shows – Toronto Star 
2019 Best Production – Vancouver’s Fresh Sheet 

“Harris’s story is an hour-long testament to empathy and the belief that wherever you are, you are exactly where you need to be,” – Toronto Star 

Past Fringe Credits

2019 CAFF Lottery Winner:
2019 Ottawa Fringe
2019 Toronto Fringe
2019 Edmonton Fringe
2019 Victoria Fringe
2019 Vancouver Fringe Festival.

Plus 2020 Belfry Theatre Spark Festival in Victoria, BC and 2022 Pi Theatre Season in Vancouver, BC.