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    Gregg T. Daniel Q&A: Black History Month

    You may know Gregg T. Daniel (he/him) from his work as a director at ANW – most recently for August Wilson’s Seven Guitars from the fall. Now, you can learn about his breadth of artistry as an actor and director from working all over the country in our Q&A!  How did you get started on…

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    Black History Month Feature: Nancy Cheryll Davis-Bellamy

    Meet Nancy Cheryll Davis-Bellamy, Co-Founder and Artistic Producing Director of Towne Street Theatre, L.A.’s Premiere African-American Theatre Company. Discover what she calls her “creative evolution” from an actor to a director and a producer, as she brings under-recognized Black stories and characters to life on the stage. How did you get started on your artistic…

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    Black History Month Feature: Carolyn Ratteray

    Get to know our Resident Artist Carolyn Ratteray! You may recognize her from her role as Black Mary Wilkes in Gem of the Ocean and as the director for our virtual reading of Intimate Apparel. Today, Carolyn talks about her love of theatre from a young age and the legacy of her family as she as…

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    Black History Month Feature: Veralyn Jones

    Veralyn Jones is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within and a co-founder of Lower Depth Theatre. She shares about her unconventional path to her present-day career as an artist, following her curiosity to wherever it led her, from dance to Wall Street to theatre. How did you get started on your artistic journey? I…

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    Black History Month Feature: Abdullah Hall

    Abdullah Hall is the Artistic Director of Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, which collaborated with Celebration Theatre and Noise Now for TranSister Radio in April 2019. Today, learn all about Abdullah’s career from musical theatre to Paramount Pictures to their role today as a teacher and the Artistic Director for the largest trans-identified chorus in…