TCAN: Arts in Minnesota: Meeting the Moment
Artists and arts organizations respond to the twin crucibles of the pandemic and the protests. Another event in YAANW's "Arts in Minnesota" virtual series. Free. RSVP by October 7.
Sarah Bellamy (Sarah Lawrence), artistic director, Penumbra Theatre; Penumbra Theatre, one of only three professional Black theater companies in the nation and perhaps the most esteemed, gave dramatist August Wilson his first production.
Roger Cummings (Harvard), chief cultural producer, Juxtaposition Arts; Juxtaposition Arts is a teen-staffed art and design center, gallery, retail shop, and artists’ studio space in North Minneapolis.
Kimberly Motes (College of St Benedict and St. John’s), managing director, Children’s Theatre Company; The Tony Award-winning Children’s Theatre Company is the nation’s largest theater for youth and families.
Rhiana Yazzie (USC), filmmaker and founder, New Native Theatre. New Native Theatre is an 11-year-old company dedicated to fostering and telling Native American stories from Minnesota and beyond through commissions, nurturing and productions.
Star Tribune theater critic Rohan Preston, Yale ’89, asks the questions.
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