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Theater (2024) 54 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 May 2024
.... The second: the Black Collectivity Project, a movement-based ensemble led by Nia-Amina Minor, David Rue, marco farroni, and Akoiya Harris, which conducted historical research about the lives and movements of twentieth century Seattle-based Black artists, including dancer Syvilla Fort, and staged...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 101–115.
Published: 01 February 2017
...André Lepecki In a talk originally presented at the 2015 Munich conference for the “Show Me a World” project, scholar André Lepecki, drawing from postcolonial theory and critical black studies, puts forth a critique of the colonial tendencies within curatorial practice and the art system. Lepecki...
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Theater (2017) 47 (2): 9–21.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that you don’t like? Maybe it means that you have to listen more than you might with your white friends. You have to learn to listen and not speak. And I don’t like all the work I see, but who cares, this isn’t about me being sepa- rate from the possibility of a black moment, a black collective...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 54–83.
Published: 01 February 2024
... string hanging from the mic stand. Enters t: Long black hair braided on two sides, a dark blue tunic over a bright green skirt with embroideries on it. Red shoes. Sits on the transparent chair down stage. t: The body The collective The sweat The smell Theater 54:1 doi 10.1215/01610775-10918668 © 2024...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 84–97.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., the dramatic dialogues derived from narratives from Black women she collected for her dissertation. Dickerson was intrigued with the way Mattis utilized interviews and ethnography as methodological approaches. This is unsurprising, as Dickerson had a long history of devising performances from oral narratives...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 139–161.
Published: 01 February 2017
... in an anonymous collectivity.”1 The delineated black body implies a special project, a particular brand that turns race into a category and a frame. And yet there is, at the same time, a naïveté in the representation of black experience — a skewed representation of blackness, or else the black body rendered...
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Theater (2016) 46 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 November 2016
...André M. Zachery © 2016 by André M. Zachery 2016 André M. Zachery Artist’s Journal Futurity and the Containment of Blackness in Twenty-First-­ Century­ Performance The term Afrofuturism was coined by Mark Dery in his 1994 Flame Wars chapter “Black to the Future.”1...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the imaginary character of Scanlan in order to investigate straight white men’s dominance in the art world.) The Yams Collective, whose mostly black and queer members actively advocate for racial parity in the arts, found this race-­ based role-­playing so problematic that they felt it negated...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the imaginary character of Scanlan in order to investigate straight white men’s dominance in the art world.) The Yams Collective, whose mostly black and queer members actively advocate for racial parity in the arts, found this race-­ based role-­playing so problematic that they felt it negated...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 February 2015
... SayYaminAfrican?, or the Yams Collective, withdrew their video piece from the Whit- ney Biennial to protest the curators’ inclusion of Joe Scanlan’s Donelle Woolford piece, in which a white male Ivy League professor hires black female actors to perform the role of a fictional black artist. (In a further...
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Theater (2003) 33 (2): 108–109.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Jonathan Shandell The Women of Provincetown, 1915–1922 by Cheryl Black 2002:University of Alabama Press © 2003 by Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre 2003 Books St ephen J.B ottoms their subjects’ homosexuality...
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Theater (2024) 54 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., a central idea, and through the development process, text, movement, and production elements are collectively created. This outlook showed up as I was developing my one-­person show, The Intersection: The Sandra Bland Project. Roused by the story of Black Lives Matter activist Sandra Bland s detainment...
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Theater (1976) 8 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 February 1976
...), May, 1975. Hatch-Billops Collection, New York City. 16. James V. Hatch and Omanii Abdullah, The Black Plqyulright: 152 Ymrs (K.Y.: Drama Book Specialists, 3. Loften Mitchell, Black Drntnn (N.Y.: Hawthorn 1976.) Books...
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Theater (2003) 33 (2): 102–105.
Published: 01 May 2003
... men,” Black vows to “place the achievements and experiences of[Provinc etown’s] women Trumping the Triumvirate center stage.” The book celebrates the pioneer...
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Theater (2003) 33 (2): 106–107.
Published: 01 May 2003
... men,” Black vows to “place the achievements and experiences of[Provinc etown’s] women Trumping the Triumvirate center stage.” The book celebrates the pioneer...
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Theater (1994) 25 (2): 56–66.
Published: 01 May 1994
... woman silently watches the bad theater of white Europe from outside the residence’s win- dows; there, the voices tell us (the event is described, never shown), Stretter, in her black decollete, dances with Europe’s diplomatic corps in Calcutta, trying hard to remain a Lady...
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Theater (2020) 50 (2): 47–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on individual payments than on securing funds to build autonomous black institutions, improving community life, and in some cases establishing a homeland that will enable African Americans to develop a political economy geared more toward collective needs than toward accumu- lation. 38 Indeed, minor repair...
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Theater (2014) 44 (3): 86–93.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sarah Bay-Cheng © 2014 by Sarah Bay-Cheng 2014 Oakwood Apartments By David Commander Surveillance Project and the Black Psyche By M. Lamar Special Effects festival New York, January 2014 Sarah Bay-Cheng­ Ready for My Close-Up­ Oakwood Apartments By David Commander...
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Theater (2021) 51 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 February 2021
... seemed to finally find their voice, theater makers did too. A callout soon followed from a collective of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (bipoc) theater makers who founded the online platform We See You, White Ameri- can Theater. According to their website, it started off as an initial...
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Theater (2024) 54 (1): 98–119.
Published: 01 February 2024
.... August Wilson, Black Bart and the Sacred Hills Script (2), Undated, Series ix, Subseries 1, August Wilson Archive, ca. 1965 2020, sc.2020.05, Archives and Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System. 11. Wilson, Black Bart and the Sacred Hills Script (2), Undated. 12. Black...