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Date & Time Details: April 20, 2021 at 7 p.m. EST

Location: Virtual Event

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Portraying a Tantric Queen – A Virtual Event (Part Two) with JOANNA ROTTE

With Joanna Rotté

April 20, 2021


Sky Lake presents Art and the Artist, a four-part series of personal dialogues investigating the mark of dharma on the artistic process.

Eric Archer will be a weaver of these dialogues. He is a musician, artist, and poet who builds community through presence and connection.

Part Two:  A discussion of how a theatre event featuring the noble life of Yeshe Tsogyal came to be written, produced and performed. A scene from the play will be enacted. Joanna Rotté, Professor Emeritus, combines acting and directing theatre with practicing meditation.


Joanna Rotté
Joanna Rotté, writer, actor, director and teacher, is Professor Emeritus at Villanova University, where she served as Chair of the Theatre Department and Director of East Asian Studies. In Japan in the late 1970s she studied Zen Yoga and Japanese cultural arts and cultivated an interest in Buddhism. In 2001 she adapted and directed Prajna, a play by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. In 2009, she wrote (and for subsequent years performed the title role in) All Victorious Ocean based on the tantric life of Yeshe Tsogyal. She is a meditation practitioner and teacher and is devoted…
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