Contemporary Scene Study for BIPOC Actors
This course is an invitation to BIPOC artists to explore and perform theatre texts outside the confines of race. Actors will focus on characters of color as well as traditionally white-cast roles, all through a multicultural lens. For BIPOC actors with some scene study experience.
Online Class: Our Early Fall 2020 adult semester will take place entirely online via Zoom. Classes require live participation at the scheduled times using your own device. Zoom is most effective when used on a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet. Students using a cellphone to access class are likely to experience reduced functionality that may limit their ability to participate fully in class. Please review the technical requirements necessary to take part in an online class before enrolling.
Folger Theatre: The Taming of the Shrew, Cyrano (Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Best Ensemble), Much Ado About Nothing, Othello in Othello, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Measure for Measure. The Shakespeare Theatre Company: Numerous productions including The Marlowe and Roman Reps and Romeo and Juliet. Roundhouse Theatre: Permanent Collection, Tabletop, The Little Prince. Ford's Theatre: Jitney, Sabrina Fair, Necessary Sacrifices. Arena Stage: K2, All My Sons, The Great White Hope, Hot-n-Throbbing. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company: The Last Orbit of Billy Mars, Tommy J & Sally, Our Lady of 121st Street, Starving. Everyman Theatre: Cherry Orchard, The Soul Collector. Signature Theatre: Angels in America, Parts 1 & 2 (Helen Hayes Award Nomination for Part 2). Regional Credits: Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Hangar Theatre, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Training: Howard University, BFA. The Pennsylvania State University, MFA. Royal National Theatre, London.