V-Day Philadelphia (MMRP) 2015 and DysFUNctional Theater will be presenting A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT, AND A PRAYER on March 28, and March 29, 2015 to raise funds for Dawn's Place (http://www.ahomefordawn.org/).
DysFUNctional Theater was founded in 2001 by Ruchama Bilenky with the mission of bringing obscure, female-oriented works to the Philadelphia stage.
The Ahimsa House is a center for practices of peace & mindful living. In the heart of West Philaldephia we are center for conscious consumerism. Our pillars are ahimsa (non-violence), dana (generosity), metta (unconditional love), and mindfulness.
Jana Nogowski has collaborated with Ruchama Bilenky in organizing and producing V-Day campaign events including V-Day West Philadelphia (TVM) 2013's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES and V-Day Philadelphia (MMRP) 2014 and 2015's presentations of A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT, AND A PRAYER.
Jana is a local poet, actress, and advocate for prevention of violence against women and children and has performed with Ruchama in several performances over the years.
Ruchama Bilenky is a certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist. She is also an actress and founder of DysFUNctional Theater. She plays bass with the band Sylvia Platypus as well. In addition to her artistic and music endeavors, she also is an outspoken advocate on preventing violence against women and has served as a domestic violence and rape crisis counselor,