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Tuesday
October 2021
10:00AM – 11:30AM

Personal Perspective on History: Black Designers in the American Theatre

Add to Calendar 2021-10-05 10:00:00 2021-10-05 11:30:00 Personal Perspective on History: Black Designers in the American Theatre Whether it's a play, musical, or performance art piece, lighting is the element that can bring a show to life. Lighting designer and UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Emerita Kathy A. Perkins has enjoyed a 45-year career in the theatre, designing over 400 productions across the country and internationally, including this fall’s Broadway production of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind. By blending her experiences as a career lighting designer with her theatre scholarship, Kathy offers a unique view into the history of Black designers in American theatre. She takes us back to the earliest known artists and their work then moves through the over one hundred years of challenges and change that played a role in Black designers’ status in the field today.  This webinar is a co-production of Raleigh Arts & Triangle Friends of African American Arts. Learn more about the event and speaker Event Details When: Tuesday, October 5, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free Where: Zoom, a free video-conferencing software Please register to join   City of Raleigh S.A. Corrin Arts Grant Director, Raleigh Artssarah.corrin@raleighnc.gov 919-996-4686 America/New_York public

Whether it's a play, musical, or performance art piece, lighting is the element that can bring a show to life. Lighting designer and UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Emerita Kathy A. Perkins has enjoyed a 45-year career in the theatre, designing over 400 productions across the country and internationally, including this fall’s Broadway production of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind. By blending her experiences as a career lighting designer with her theatre scholarship, Kathy offers a unique view into the history of Black designers in American theatre. She takes us back to the earliest known artists and their work then moves through the over one hundred years of challenges and change that played a role in Black designers’ status in the field today. 

This webinar is a co-production of Raleigh Arts & Triangle Friends of African American Arts.

Learn more about the event and speaker

Event Details

  • When: Tuesday, October 5, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: Free
  • Where: Zoom, a free video-conferencing software
  • Please register to join
     

Contact

 

S.A. Corrin
Arts Grant Director, Raleigh Arts
sarah.corrin@raleighnc.gov
919-996-4686

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Event Type:
Arts and Entertainment

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