American Mill No. 2

American Mill No. 2 Created by Pioneers Go East Collective

American Mill No. 2 is an original docudrama with new musical arrangements by Kamala Sankaram of existing ballads and protest songs about Ella May Wiggins – a textile mill worker, union organizer and folk singer who found herself at the forefront

of the protest movement during the strike at the Loray mill in Gastonia, NC in 1929.


American Mill No. 2 features a multi-talented cast of actors and musicians, with Kamala Sankaram, Brittane Rowe, & Anthony Napoletano.



Written/Directed: Gian Marco Lo Forte, Choreography: Maura Nguyen Donohue

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