Connected by their love of theatre, a primarily white liberal arts institution and the largest HBCU in the country have come together to drive industry change and center underrepresented stories.
After 6 months as interim executive director, McClimon will step into the full role alongside artistic director Paige Evans.
The plan begins with founding artistic director Ping Chong and longtime executive director Bruce Allardice stepping down at the end of 2022.
This year in-person offerings and a musical theatre showcase have been added to the Detroit festival uplifting Black stories and playwrights.
This month Woodzick talks to the founder of the Bearded Ladies Cabaret about her origin story, gender cannibals, and the fine art of hosting.
The honor goes to a freelance director focused on building just communities through generative work, consensus organizing, and research and development.
The longtime leader of Rochester, N.Y.’s Geva Theatre Center will take the helm of Cleveland’s flagship theatre while it searches for a permanent successor to Laura Kepley.
The experienced director and educator will suceed Andrew Borba in running the summer theatre in southwest New York state.
After a year as director of the theatre’s director of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (IDEA), she will move up to both oversee a wider variety of operations and to infuse IDEA values throughout the organization.
The NYC-based company will next host Criminal Queerness Festival, welcoming theatremakers from nations where homosexuality is outlawed at a time when U.S. also faces renewed threats from the homophobic right.