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Deadria Harrington

Deadria Harrington is a multifaceted theater artist based in New York City. Currently she is a member of the Producing Artistic Leadership Team of The Movement Theatre Company [TMTC]. With TMTC she has served as a Producer developing a number of new works by emerging artists of color, most recently look upon our lowliness by Harrison David Rivers, conceived and directed by David Mendizábal, which she will be producing with TMTC in February 2013. Deadria is also the lead producer on TMTC’s eco friendly theatre initiative GO GREEN, where she has also served as a director. Most recently, she produced this program in the 2012 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity with a new piece entitled 4 Sustenance, which received the Greener Planet Award and 8 nominations within the festival. Harrington also worked as an Assistant Director on the workshop production of Talaya Delaney’s Haarlem Berlin, directed by Rachel Chavkinat Vassar College. During her time at Vassar, where she received her B.A. in Drama, she produced, directed and performed in an all Black Female ensemble production of Judith Alexa Jackson’s WOMBmanWARs. While in New York, Deadria has performed as an actor in TMTC’s Wilson Revised at The Studio Museum in Harlem, in a reading of Keith Josef Adkins’ Safe House at La MaMa, and will be collaborating with fellow Women’s Project Lab Producer Meropi Peponides on a new piece entitled The Second Decade.

Illustration of Black people tearing down barriers.
A Future Built by Us

A Future Built by Us

An Imagination Exercise with The Movement Theatre Company

25 March 2021

The Movement Theatre Company members David Mendizábal, Deadria Harrington, Eric Lockley, Taylor Reynolds, and Ryan Dobrin share their visioning for a more equitable theatre field.

Friday Phone Call # 68

Friday Phone Call # 68

Catalyst gathering at the National Black Theatre

1 August 2014

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week, David talks with three people involved in the Catalyst gathering at the National Black Theatre: Jonathan McCrory, Sade Lithcott, and Deadria Harrington.