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Ebony Repertory Theatre presents BACK TO THE FUTURE: In Search of a New Black Theatre Aesthetic -- A 3 Day Theatre Symposium Fri. Oct 14, 6:30pm; Sat. Oct 15, 11am; Sun. Oct 16, 11:30am

Ebony Repertory Theatre

Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 4:30 PM (PDT)

Ebony Repertory Theatre   presents   BACK TO THE...

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 - DAY 2 - BACK TO THE FUTURE: In Search of a New Black Theatre Aesthetic   more info 58 Tickets Ended Free  
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 - DAY 3 - BACK TO THE FUTURE: In Search of a New Black Theatre Aesthtic   more info 94 Tickets Ended Free  

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Please join us for an in-depth weekend of Play Readings and Panel Discussions, featuring notable Actors, Directors, Producers, Union Reps, Casting Directors, Designers, and Scholars, as they examine the historical and contemporary theatre landscape, while raising the question, "Where do we go from here?" This entire weekend has been designed around the work of Dr. Henry Miller, author of the new milestone book, THEORIZING BLACK THEATRE.

 

 

 

Ebony Repertory Theatre

Presents

Back to the Future:  In Search of a New Black Theatre Aesthetic

(Schedule of Events)

Friday, October 14, 2011

 

6:30PM

Registration & Mixer: Meet the Author & Symposium Participants

Introductory Presentation with Q & A: Theorizing Black Theatreby Dr. Henry D. Miller

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

 

11:00AM—1:00PM

Ebony Repertory Theatre Presentation

Our Journey To Building A Professional Theatre Company

  1:00 PM LUNCH BREAK 

Panel #1: - 2:30PM -4:30PM

Images:  Positive & Negative and the New Aesthetic

Readings of scenes from: Henry Miller’s That Word and 3 Scenes Before a Door

 

AFTERNOON BREAK

 

7:30PM

Reading: Henry Miller’s Award-winning Christmas Eve Companion Plays:

Gifts of Parting and A Winter Reunion

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

 

Panel #2:  11:30AM - 1:00PM

Gender and Identity in the New Aesthetic

reading of scenes from:

Henry Miller’s Perfectly Black: Seductions in an Alternate Cosmos of Negritude, Act II

 Excerpt from Eulalie Spence’s Undertow (1929)

 

Panel #3:  1:15PM - 2:45PM

The Female Hero of the New Aesthetic

reading of scene from: Henry Miller’s Grandma’s Hands

 

Panel #4 - 3:00PM to 4:30PM

Producing, Staging & Designing the New Aesthetic

 

For Registration and Information: WWW.EBONYREP.ORG -- 323-964-9766

 

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

Have questions about Ebony Repertory Theatre presents BACK TO THE FUTURE: In Search of a New Black Theatre Aesthetic -- A 3 Day Theatre Symposium Fri. Oct 14, 6:30pm; Sat. Oct 15, 11am; Sun. Oct 16, 11:30am? Contact Ebony Repertory Theatre

When & Where


Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4718 W. Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016

Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 4:30 PM (PDT)


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