The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) presents playwright Stacey Karen Robinson, 2009 BCA Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) winner, as she performs her winning play. Quiet Frenzy will be workshopped Thursday, December 9th, from 6:00-8:00pm, at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451. Admission is free and all are welcome.
Quiet Frenzy is a solo show about grief and awakening. After a family tragedy, LaShonda falls apart and comes together in a fractured symphony of remembrance and rebirth, loss and laughter.
Stacey Karen Robinson is an actor, playwright, solo performer and Bronx native. Her works include This Bright Flow, Wounded Heart, Deja and the January River and Quiet Frenzy.
Ms. Robinson received her BA from Brown University in Afro-American Studies and studied in the Actor Training Program of the Julliard School. Stacey was the recipient of BCA’s 2009 Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) Award in playwriting.
Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create literary, media, visual, and performing works of art. 25 BRIO grants of $3,000 each are awarded to Bronx artists. BRIO award winners complete a one-time public service. The awards are based solely on artistic excellence. Winners are selected by a panel of arts professionals representing the award disciplines. Only artists living in the Bronx are eligible to apply.
Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) celebrates over 45 years as a private, non-profit membership organization that is the official cultural agency of Bronx County. Recognized nationally as a leading arts service organization in providing cultural services and arts programs, BCA serves a multicultural constituency in excess of 1.4 million residents. BCA provides an array of services to 5,000 artists and more than 250 arts and community-based organizations.
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Funding for BRIO is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs - Greater New York Arts Development Fund Additional funding is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Scherman Foundation and BCA’s membership program.