A Pennsylvania-based director with a busy season ahead, and a Seattle-based writer and performer with strong point of view and a solo mini-tour.
The program, which will commission new works from queer playwrights of color, will debut with a play by Steve H. Broadnax III.
The pandemic forced educators to reimagine theatre training, and while inflation and dwindling enrollment are adding pressure, some programs are using this moment to innovate.
6 artists will present new works in development over 2 weekends in April.
Following Zak Berkman’s transition to producing artistic director, the theatre has brought on an artistic cabinet including Steve H. Broadnax III, Lisa Portes, Mieke D, and Nikko Kimzin.
Broadnax will remain the head of Penn State’s MFA acting program while committing to direct one People’s Light production per year.