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Staged Play Reading, “Rachel”
October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
People of Color OLE Theater Ensemble Initiative presents a staged reading of “Rachel” by Angelina Weld Grimke, directed by Michelle Cowin Gibbs.
October 17, 2019 6–8 p.m.
Mane Stage, Lion’s Pause
Sponsored by The Taylor Center for Equity and Inclusion, with additional support from To Include is To Excel with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
There will be a small reception following the performance. This event is free and open to the public.
The POC Ole Theater Ensemble Initiative seeks to utilize theatre pedagogies that will help foster Black and Brown ethnic communities at St. Olaf College. We seek to use theatre pedagogies situated in acting theory and acting as a practice to explore, reflect, and share various Black and Brown ethnic identities and cultural practices. Several activities include staged readings of various Black and Brown ethnically diverse playwrights and/or communities of color; faculty-led workshops that engage in using theatre pedagogies that explore, reflect, and share Black and Brown ethnic identities across campus; and guest speakers whose work reflect how theatre pedagogies can be used to support Black and Brown ethnic communities at St. Olaf College.