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Leah Harris

Leah Harris is a Dallas native, with a Bachelors in Theater Arts with an education/directing concentration from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. In Austin, Leah worked in professional education programs as a teaching artist at the ZACH Theater and stayed actively engaged in her theater community on campus as Producing Director for Transit Theater Troupe (2012-2013). Currently, she is the Manager of Public Works Dallas, which is the community engagement arm of the Tony Award winning Dallas Theater Center. Public Works is founded on the belief that the culture of theater belongs to everyone, so her work in Dallas is focused on creating equitable, joyous spaces for community and rigorous art making to live hand in hand.

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Still Here, Still Enraged
Essay

Still Here, Still Enraged

A Manifesto

15 November 2018

Joanna Lugo and Leah Harris use Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions as a framework to speak out about gender inequalities they've notice in the theatre community, and call on the larger theatre community to fight for gender parity.