Author Archives: Caroline Hattier

Modern Theatre Makers [IN PROGRESS]

Taraji P. Henson-Actor     Keith Hamilton Cobb       Ofosuwa M. Abiola       Reggie Ray       Jacqueline E. Lawton- Actor/Director/Dramaturg/educator/activist/playwright http://www.jacquelinelawton.com/bio.html http://drama.unc.edu/faculty-member/jacqueline-e-lawton/ Willis, Michael. “REGIONAL ROUNDUP: WASHINGTON D.C.” Back Stage (Archive: 1960-2000) Feb 16 1996: 35-6. ProQuest. Web. … Continue reading

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Contemporary Black Theatre Institutions [IN PROGRESS]

The Legacy of Black Theatre Institutions The Changing Landscape of Black Theatre in America  http://www.theroot.com/funding-crisis-threatens-black-theater-1790898953 https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/what-is-the-state-of-black-theater-in-dc/2011/12/22/gIQArcQLfP_story.html?utm_term=.ad2d2b49f595 By DeNeen Brown January 6, 2012 https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/yes-14th-street-may-be-better-these-days-but-something-vital-is-missing/2015/07/21/f144a65c-2fce-11e5-8f36-18d1d501920d_story.html?utm_term=.c74fab665f84   Who Gets Most Arts Money? Still Large, White Organizations   Galella, Donatella. “Redefining America, Arena Stage, and Territory … Continue reading

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Leaders and Pioneers of Black Theatre in the Post Modern Era [IN PROGRESS]

From Revolutionaries to Educators: Advocates & Architects of Black Theatre   Judy Dearing – Costume Designer Judy Dearing began her career as a dancer, working for the Negro Ensemble Company (& the NE Dance Co.) and Sun Ock Lee Dance … Continue reading

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Black Theatre Institutions in the Post Modern Era

The Black Arts Movement: A Tough Act to Follow   NY Times (1979): Black Theatre Has Moved Beyond Revolution A list* of the documented Black Theatre companies (and other Black art and advocacy organizations) active in Washington, D.C. from 1961-1982: … Continue reading

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