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Invitation to a Party Interrupted
Essay

Invitation to a Party Interrupted

by Todd London
1 July 2020
Livestreaming Black To The Future: Building a Tomorrow
Video

Livestreaming Black To The Future: Building a Tomorrow

Join us as we talk with former I AM SOUL residents about envisioning a new future and exploring how to create radically free black spaces.

Thursday 2 July 2020
Harlem NY United States
We Don’t Want Your Statements, American Theatre
Essay

We Don’t Want Your Statements, American Theatre

or, The Solidarity We Actually Needed

by Kelvin Dinkins, Jr., Al Heartley
11 June 2020
Howlround Theatre Commons
From the World Theatre Map
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Daughters of Lorraine Podcast
Series

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast

This podcast centers and privileges the narratives of Black theatremakers, scholars, and audiences while also underscoring the need for understanding the influence of Black theatre on the American theatre landscape.

screen shot of a tweet by @pangmeli that reads "I’m all for activist communities, queer communities etc, but communities are few and far between. what we have more of are scenes. Two signs that it’s a scene: it doesn’t have multiple generations (children, elders) and the members all have a suspiciously similar aesthetic."
Conversations Across Generations
Series

Conversations Across Generations

Dialogues with UK based Performance Artists

Each of the dialogues in this series speaks of the connection between political activism, creativity, and spirituality— and highlights the importance of intergenerational knowledge-sharing for the future of the Live Arts and Theatre sectors of the UK.

#BLKARTS Presents: Black Womyn Going Dark!
Series

#BLKARTS Presents: Black Womyn Going Dark!

Erin Washington and Deanna Downes explore the history and legacy of Black women in the performing arts.

Afrolatin@ Theatre
Series

Afrolatin@ Theatre

This series highlights many outstanding Afrolatin@ theatre artists around the United States who diligently offer the world their art.

State of Black Theatre
Series

State of Black Theatre

This series explores the current state of Black theatre and its role in the American theatre landscape.