Celebrate Women’s History Monthwith the Disability Resource Center, College of Education
and Office of Multicultural Programs
An Evening with Tekki Lomnicki
Solo Performer & Artistic Director of Tellin’ Tales Theatre
Tekki, a person with dwarfism, believes in the healing power of stories. She is a solo performer, playwright and educator. She has devoted her craft to finding ways to incorporate her abilities and those of others to perform compelling stories. In 1995, Tekki and two friends formed Tellin’ Tales Theatre. The company, dedicated to building community through story, produces adult solo performance as well as life-changing mentoring program and how called “Six Stories Up” featuring kids and adults with and without disabilities.
Evening of Monologues – Thursday, March 21, 2013
Carrington Auditorium at 7:00pm
Panel Discussion/Acceptance of Those with Differences
Friday, March 22, 2013 in PSU 313 at 7:00pm
Ms. Tekki was named one of the 100 Women Making a Difference in Chicago by Today’s Chicago Woman. She performs her critically acclaimed solo work for schools, conferences and theater audiences all over the US and Canada and starred in the award-winning film, The Miracle by Jeffrey Jon Smith. Tekki also taught for Chicago’s Gallery 37 and currently teaches solo performance to adults at the Victory Gardens Training Center and Prop Theatre. She is a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship in New Performance Forms, the 2008 3Arts Artists Award in Theater and the 2010 Grigsby Award for Excellence in Solo Performance.