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Intro


Roots & Wings

A STAGE PLAY AND MEMOIR

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Intro


Roots & Wings

A STAGE PLAY AND MEMOIR

 

Demetra Perros is the creator of Roots & Wings, a memoir and stage play. Uniting theatre, dance, and writing, Roots & Wings offers a story of hope and transformation. Demetra shares her creative work to help others reclaim their own body and voice. 

 
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art


Roots & Wings not only entertains but also educates.
It is art as advocacy, an invitation to reflect on mental health and the conditions that support patients and women.”

–Kelly Webster, MA
College Educator

art


Roots & Wings not only entertains but also educates.
It is art as advocacy, an invitation to reflect on mental health and the conditions that support patients and women.”

–Kelly Webster, MA
College Educator

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ptsd


“Demetra’s story, while rare and elaborate, speaks to a larger truth around mental health: that many cases of PTSD go untreated and undiagnosed.”  

Micah Fields, MFA
–Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran

ptsd


“Demetra’s story, while rare and elaborate, speaks to a larger truth around mental health: that many cases of PTSD go untreated and undiagnosed.”  

Micah Fields, MFA
–Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran

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freedom


 

Roots & Wings shatters the false notion that freedom can be found by suffering in isolation. The parallels that the play strikes in audience members burdened with their own grief or loss evoke the possibility that healing is absolutely within our reach.” 

–Maria Stokstad, MC
Greek American

 

freedom


 

Roots & Wings shatters the false notion that freedom can be found by suffering in isolation. The parallels that the play strikes in audience members burdened with their own grief or loss evoke the possibility that healing is absolutely within our reach.” 

–Maria Stokstad, MC
Greek American

 

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choreo


“Referencing ancient mythology, words derived from the Greek language, the statuesque choreography…all brilliant and captivating.”  

–Vasiliki Agorastos
Modern Dancer  

Events

choreo


“Referencing ancient mythology, words derived from the Greek language, the statuesque choreography…all brilliant and captivating.”  

–Vasiliki Agorastos
Modern Dancer  

Events