“Woke!” consists of a series of spoken-word personal narratives that deal with racism, sexism, feminism and all of their intricate intersectionalities. It’s the first installment in the theatre’s “Devising Democracy” series, a line of productions intended to generate conversation around current political issues.

I spent a lot of that weekend worrying that I was going to regret going. It’s the middle of midterms, I have a lot of deadlines, papers, readings and projects. I tried to cram as much as I could before departing and I’ve been paying for the weekend since I got back. But seeing this show, with its amazing cast and all of the hard work and labor put into it, was worth it.

Born in the U.S. to Oaxacan parents, 21-year-old South Los Angeles photographer Zuly Garcia has taken it upon herself to portray indigenous women and their beauty through a project entitled “Flores Politicos."