Artemisia We Women

Episode #137: Chicago Theatre & Activism in the Arts

August 04, 2021 Julie Proudfoot & Willow James Season 1 Episode 37
Artemisia We Women
Episode #137: Chicago Theatre & Activism in the Arts
Show Notes

Artemisia welcomes four outstanding leaders in the Chicago Community to We Women for this very special podcast episode.  Jackie Taylor, the CEO and Founder of Black Ensemble Theatre, Rena Henderson Mason, Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of Bold Agenda, Ilesa Duncan, Artistic Director of Lifeline Theatre, and Dionna Griffin-Irons, writer, producer, alumna performer, and the longtime former Director of Diversity Talent and Inclusion for The Second City will discuss the current challenges facing theatre and the artistic community in Chicago.  The Intersection of Theatre & Community panel will be led by BIPOC theatre artists Willow James, the podcast’s co-host and co-producer, and Myesha-Tiara, the Artistic Director of Perceptions Theatre and an actor/director who has worked extensively with Artemisia.

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