NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE’S HEALING AND RESILIENCE
THE NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE’S STAGE FOR HEALING AND RESILIENCE
Co-Produced by The Public Theater and National Black Theatre
In partnership with the National Black Theatre, MOBILE UNIT’S SUMMER OF JOY invites audiences into a space of reflection and meditation, as well as actively giving voice to their own experiences, through National Black Theatre’s Stage for Healing and Resilience. The community stage features artists from Mobile Unit’s community partners sharing their own narratives of resilience and hope in spoken word, poems, monologues, and songs.
1. To produce transformational and dialogue-generative theatre that successfully shifts inaccuracies around African Americans' cultural identity by telling authentic, intersectional stories of Black life.
2. To use theatre as a means to educate, enrich, entertain, empower and inform national consciousness around the social issues impacting our communities.
3. To provide a courageous and supportive space for artists of the Black diaspora to hone their entrepreneurial spirit and articulate the complexity, beauty and artistic excellence intrinsic in how we experience the world through their craft—acting, directing, producing, creative placemaking, designing and/or playwriting.
Run time: 30 minutes
Saturday, July 31:
Ridhima Hegde, Helen Taylor, Moe, Washington Kirk, Mia Anderson, Jocelin Zhuo
Sunday, August 1:
Ridhima Hegde, Helen Taylor, Mia Anderson, Washington Kirk, Greg Caz