Deconstructing American Theater's Great White Way
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Speakers: Sophie Caplin*, Onastasia Ebright*, JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell, Lulla Kiwinda*, Monét Marshall, Casey Pettiford*, Maria Zurita Ontiveros* (*Duke students! For full bios, check out the Facebook event)
Moderator: Jules Odendahl-James, Ph.D.
Free and open to the public, this event includes a light lunch and features a roundtable discussion of women artists at Duke and in Durham who have been remaking the landscape of theatre production to foreground the work of women artists and artists of color. A great mix of Duke student theater leaders and Durham theater artists will discuss inclusion efforts vs. diversity initiatives, color-conscious casting and decolonizing the imagery of Western theater.