Young at Arts Alumni Series: How They Enlighten the World

Join host Sharyn Pirtle in discussion with Young at Arts Alumni, Talia Oliveras as we highlight her courageous journey from growing up in Mount Vernon, NY, landing a full scholarship to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and performing and directing on stages from Amsterdam to Berlin and back in her native NYC with a residency at SoHo Rep.

Sing for Hope. Jan 17 2022.

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On being BLK in an anti-BLK world

„Dreams In Black Major“ by US duo TaNia (Nia Farrell & Talia Oliveras) would have been one of the most anticipated entries in this year’s Stückemarkt. Here they talk about Afrofuturism, the spirit of the ancestors – and wonder if there’s a German Kendrick Lamar. 

Lynn Takeo Musiol & Eva Tepest. May 2020.

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Talia Paulette Oliveras Awarded Interdisciplinary Program Grant from Sundance Institute

While developing the Art of Practice Fellowship in 2021, the IDP answered an urgent call to address financial gaps caused by the pandemic, offering artists more than $240,000 in total financial relief...  Each fellow and grantee was supported in a designated field or combination of fields, including emerging media, interdisciplinary, music, and/or theater. 

Sundance Institute. Oct 28 2021.

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Adulthood Redefined: Looking back on - and forward to - how becoming an adult in America is changing

"For my parents and grandparents, coming of age was about responsibility. They had no choice but to grow up. For me, it's about learning what I want to do and planning on ways to get there."

Talia Paulette Oliveras for Washington Post x Prudential. 2016

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Theatretreffen's Stückemarkt Commission 2021 goes to Ta-Nia

Stückemarkt of Theatertreffen awarded the Commission of Work, funded by the Federal Agency for Civic Education/bpb, to the collective Ta-Nia, Talia Paulette Oliveras and Nia Farrell. The event was streamed live from Haus der Berliner Festspiele and Schauspiel Dortmund. The commission entails the realisation of a new work by Ta-Nia at Schauspiel Dortmund during the 2022/23 season. 

Berliner Festpiele. May 23 2021.

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Closing the Gap Between Dreams and Reality: On the Work of Ta-Nia

. If the proverbial stage entertains limitless fantasy and the audience sits in concrete reality, what lies between? Ta-Nia intricately perceive the possibilities of that synthesis to build a new space. In their words, “a blk space in an anti-blk society.”

The Quarterless Review. May 21 2021.

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