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Winter 2024

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Tomorrow’s Tamoras and Titanias

by Gabriela Furtado Coutinho

High school theatre programs have often been sites of harm, particularly for femme and non-binary kids of color. Educators and intimacy coordinators discuss ways to move classrooms toward healing and reclamation.

The HBCU Edge

by Christopher A. Daniel

Alumni, faculty, and students from historically Black colleges and universities talk about how the unique curricula at these schools prepare Black creatives for success on both stage and screen.

The Unpredictable Experiment

by Nicole Estvanik Taylor

For the last 25 years, the Sloan Foundation has funded plays on a variety of scientific subjects. Have they increased public understanding?


The complete text of Jocelyn Bioh’s hilarious and heartwarming Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, plus a Q&A with the playwright by Lynn Nottage

Editor’s Note


From the Executive Director

Front and Center: Trinity Rep’s La Broa’, I Am Delivered’T at Dallas Theater Center and Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, Kennedy Center’s Through the Sunken Lands, The Warrior Sisters of Wu at Pan Asian Rep, 3 plays with a local focus, Florida Studio Theatre’s real estate strategy

People to Watch: Katy Sullivan, Greta Oglesby

Spotlight on Training: The Path to Careers in Acting, The Pipeline for Designers of Color, and Critical Steps

The Courage to Produce: A Dialogue

Production Notebook: Miami New Drama’s Las Aventuras de Juan Planchard

From the Archives: Photo Trivia

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