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Livestreamed on this page Thursday 23 September 2021 at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 21:00 BST (London, UTC +1).

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Thursday 23 September 2021

Panel: What Does Anti-racist Producing Look Like?

A Cohort of Theatre Professionals Discuss the Many Ways They’re Embracing a Values-centric Approach to Putting on a Show.

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Thursday 23 September 2021

The Playwrights Realm presented the panel What Does Anti-racist Producing Look Like? livestreaming on the commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 23 September 2021 at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 21:00 BST (London, UTC +1).

Theatres committed to anti-racism and anti-oppression are re-examining a lot of established practices in season planning, hiring, and more. But what does anti-racism look like when applied to the theatre’s core activity—producing plays? In this panel, a cohort of theatre professionals discuss the many ways they’re embracing a values-centric approach to putting on a show, from first rehearsal all the way to closing night.

Led by:
Hope Chávez, Director of Artistic Planning at Long Wharf Theatre

Panelists:
Shaminda Amarakoon, Director of Production, Yale Repertory Theatre;
Denzel Faison, Operations Manager, National Black Theatre;
Sam Morreale, Artistic Producer, Advocate, and Facilitator;
Mei Ann Teo, Associate Artistic Director of New Work, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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