What is your identity? African American What are you working on? Two projects. The Podium : An New Musical about 1968 200M Olympic Medalists; Thommie Smith, John Carlos & Peter Norman American Skin : The Musical. This is about everyday Americans who have been murdered in this county because of the color of their skin. […]
Read More Interview with Playwright and Screenwriter Eric Christopher Jones!
What is your identity? I am a Black woman. Writer. Fighter. Lover. Twerker. Some-time actor. Tell us about TWENTYEIGHT and other pieces that you are working on. TWENTYEIGHT is currently running at The Vortex. I just finished a full length play called Mingus about a famous black intellectual’s relationship with two of his students. I also recently […]
Read More Interview with Playwright Tyler English-Beckwith
How do you identify? How does your identity affect your work? I am Afro-Mexican originally from Monterrey, Mexico. It affects my work in many ways. Having two nationalities in my blood (Mexican and Nigerian) has given me an open mind to people from different cultures, and religious backgrounds. What are you working on currently? Currently […]
Read More Interview with Actor and Writer Nasir Villanueva
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Black and Latino Playwrights Conference, a week long “workshop and showcase featuring the work of student and professional Black and Latino playwrights, conducted by professional guest directors and artists.” I sat in on the workshop that Judy Tate taught on 10-minute plays and got […]
Read More Reflection: Getting my life changed at the Black and Latino Playwrights Conference
The highlight of my summer was participating in the first ever Fornes Workshop.
Read More Reflection: Fornes Playwriting Workshop