Sojourn Theatre, founded in 1999, is an award-winning ensemble theatre company comprised of 17 artists who live in 7 cities and make performance together around the nation. National/international touring, a body of 25 works, and a reputation for consistent innovation as artists and engagement practitioners has led to: a 2005 Ford Foundation/Americans for the Arts Exemplar Award; being featured regularly at conferences and universities nationwide as a "best practice model" for arts-based civic dialogue; being featured in recent articles in American Theater Magazine and Yale’s Theater Journal; partnerships with non-arts sector organizations such as city and state legislative bodies, social service agencies and cross-disciplinary arts centers around the country. This production at Seattle University will be the 8th iteration of HOW TO END POVERTY. Since the original production in 2013, it has been featured in states from Oregon to Louisiana and contributed to the repurposing of over $70,000 dollars from the arts economy to the anti-poverty economy. Learn more about Sojourn Theatre here: www.sojourntheatre.org.