Open to the Public

Last year, Rosita Choy visited 51 Main twice to tell stories about growing up Asian American in Chicano Los Angeles and coming out as a lesbian. This spring, her stories find her climbing the socioeconomic ladder, uncovering truths about her family in Costa Rica, and examining cissexual privilege. Through a mix of spoken word and dramatic reading, Rosita entertains us even while she asks what it means to experience difference and shared identity. Before moving to Middlebury, VT, Rosita worked for 13 years as an immigrant rights and social justice activist in California, Massachusetts, and DC. She is currently at work on a book of short stories, Una China Latina.