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Carlton Molette

Professor Emeritus, Dramatic Arts and Africana Studies, University of Connecticut

B.A. (Morehouse), M.A. (Iowa), Ph.D. (Florida State). Professor Emeritus, Dramatic Arts and Africana Studies, University of Connecticut, formerly faculty posts at several HBCUs, academic dean (Texas Southern, Lincoln, MO), academic vice president (Coppin State). A professor at Spelman College when Morehouse-Spelman Players premiered ROSALEE PRITCHETT, produced in New York by Negro Ensemble Company (1971), revived for their 50th Anniversary season (2017), other productions by regional and university theatres, published by Dramatists Play Service, and included in the anthology Black Writers of America. A Dramatists’ Guild member since 1971, he has designed, directed, and authored plays, scholarly articles, and books. Much of his work has been in collaboration with his wife Barbara Molette, Ph.D. Their work has been presented on four continents, with awards from universities and foundations, Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, National Black Theatre Festival, Black Theatre Network, and Connecticut Culture and Tourism Commission.