MISF Performer Natacha Ruck

Photos By George Maracineanu

Friday, October 9, 2020
8:00 – 9:30pm PT

May the Feminine Rule

Written and Performed by Natacha Ruck
Developed with David Ford

San Francisco, CA, USA

France, 1981: The first socialist president is about to be elected and young Natacha is ready to implement her own political platform. But first, she and her mother have to take down the schoolyard bully, emasculate the rules of French grammar, and make off with grandmother’s chocolate.

About the Artist

Natacha is a San Francisco-based writer, performer, and podcaster who uses stories to deepen understanding and foster action. Her award winning documentary work has appeared at the MoMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as on National Geographic, NBC NY, and on Public Radio affiliates nationally. She used to run the Stanford Storytelling Project’s Storylab. Currently, she teaches multimedia storytelling at the University of San Francisco and is the Managing Editor of the Duolingo French podcast. At night, she explores the boundaries between French and English on stage in two solo shows: YOU’RE GOOD FOR NOTHING… I’LL MILK THE COW MYSELF and INTERPRET THIS.


As recommended by the performer
Age recommendation: 13+
Trigger Warnings: No
Run time: 48 minutes