Greenhouse Theatre Festival Highlights Modern-Day Mental Health Struggles

Monday, May 06, 2019

GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- “SF State graduate student Just Duléa presented her piece, Depression Diaries, on the last two days of the festival. The performance incorporated music, dance and poetry to explore the life of the protagonist, Ayodele, and her battle with depression.

“Duléa said that she wanted to specifically express mental health difficulties in the Black community.

“‘[Depression Diaries] navigates the complexity of balancing mental health and wellness within the Black community,’ Duléa said. ‘I wanted to create something that felt like community and personal at the same time. This is about creating space.’”