Saturday, October 13, 2012
Time: 3pm -­‐ 5pm


118th & Adam Clayton Blv.

A discussion about the visual interpretation and the live theatrical work. This will be a moderated conversation by Michael Dinwiddie with the playwright: Eric Lockley, the director: Jonathan McCrory, and the curated visual artist Jill Knox & Leonardo Benzant of the gallery to see how the two medias of art [the play and visual art] are in conversation with each other.

Moderated by: Bridgit Evans
Panelist: Herb Boyd, Michele Shay & Frank Leon Roberts

Art and Identity: Obligation or Choice​

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Time: 3pm – 5pm


118th & Adam Clayton Blv.

How does the idea of a "post-racial" America impact how we currently view the world? Can America ever look past race? This will be a panel discussion exploring race politics and how it plays itself out.

Affirmative Action in the 21st Century​

Hip Hop Theater Festival  & Blacken the Bubble

Breakin' Through

a Talkback on The Play Development Process

Tuesday Oct. 16th
following 8pm performance of Blacken the Bubble

Artists will share experiences and advice about going through the play development process from the "drama" to "getting laughs", what does it take to bring a play to life?


Featuring Playwrights Joceyln Bioh & Eric Lockley

Director Jonathan McCrory
Moderator: Theater Practitioner/ Dramaturg Monica Williams