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"Depth Deception" Malia's 1st evening length show!

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Hello! My name is Malia Lam and I am a dancer in NYC. I will be producing and choreographing my first ever evening length show on Friday May 31st and Saturday June 1st, 2024 at 8pm at Triskelion Theater (106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222)
(click here to learn more about the show)

I've always wanted to tell the story of my fake eye and how I see the world through the medium I love the most, dance. I've always wanted to tell the story of my fake eye and how I see the world through the medium I love the most, dance. This year, I've had some incredible opportunities present themselves that lead up to creating my own show and I do not want to pass them up, but I need a little extra financial help for my vision to come to life.
By donating, it will help pay for:
* Theater costs
* Studio space for rehearsal
* Dancers
* Music
* Photography
* Videography
* Costumes
* Props
* lighting designer
* stage and house manager
* Show Reception, theater rental
* Advertisement flyers
* And more!

My identity is intertwined with my disability. I was born with a rare cancer in my left eye called retinoblastoma. “Depth Deception” is about growing up with one real eye, one fake eye and the challenges that come with that. This dance recreates experiences I have on a daily basis through actions and memories that define how I view the world half blind. It follows my progress of owning my perspective, while the dancers with full vision begin to realize my differences and the contrast between seeing half blind and seeing with two eyes. “Depth Deception” takes the audience on a journey exploring different points of view. I am constantly challenging myself to discover all the possible ways in which my point of view limits yet enhances how I move half blind.

I want to thank my incredible cast (Alex Schmidt, Joey Mattar and Steven Orrego Upegui) and my lighting designer and stage manager, Maddy Kasemichael.

I am so excited to share this art with the world and I hope you get to see it happen with me <3


  • Scott DeVoe
    • $65 
    • 13 d
  • Risa Lam
    • $50 
    • 17 d
  • Julia Kadar
    • $50 
    • 28 d
  • Michael Ott
    • $50 
    • 30 d
  • Lucas Wittmann
    • $100 
    • 1 mo


Malia Lam
Brooklyn, NY

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