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American Theatre, A New World Awaits Us

06-12-2020 News

Dr. Indira Etwaroo and Kenny Leon. (Photo of Leon by Lelund Durond Thompson)           EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION | OPINION  JUNE 10, 2020  0 COMMENTS A New World Awaits Us For Black theatre artists, this is a time for healing; for our white counterparts, it is a time of reckoning. Can we make...

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The Black Rep announces a shift in the schedule of its 44th season

05-25-2020 News

Bubbling Brown Sugar, which would have opened the 44th season at The Edison Theatre in September,  will move into Season 45. Producing Director, Ron Himes explains, “We were looking forward to opening with BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR but we’re not sure what the world post Covid will be. But, we know things...

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SEASON 43 ENDS - CANCELLATION MARIE AND ROSETTA

04-17-2020 News

PRESS RELEASE: SEASON 43 ENDS - CANCELLATION MARIE AND ROSETTA   ST. LOUIS April 16, 2020 – The Coronavirus Pandemic has significantly disrupted communities and businesses around the world. The St. Louis region and The Black Rep is no different in compliance with the Shelter-at-Home order. We have held...

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You Shop, Amazon Gives

04-08-2020 News

Welcome To:   You shop. Amazon gives.                                                                                        

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REMAINING PERFORMANCES OF SPELL #7 CANCELLED

03-12-2020 News

Dear Friends, We believe in the power of theatre to bring communities together in the most difficult times, however after much consideration and in an abundance of caution, we’ve made the decision to cancel the remaining performances of Spell #7. While I know our patrons and...

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TEF POE TO MAKE HIS BLACK REP DEBUT IN SPELL #7

02-18-2020 News

ST. LOUIS FEBRUARY 3, 2020 – “Spell # 7” will be The Black Rep debut of rap artist Tef Poe. Tef Poe has received numerous Hip-Hop awards for his work, and was recently featured as a Harvard Fellow at the W.E.B. DuBois Research institute. Tef says “This is...

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PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOP

The Black Rep professional guest artists visit schools and community organizations and conduct short and long-term workshops in creative drama, theatre performance, cooperative games, theatre production and poetry performance for students and teachers.

 

Participants learn poetry composition, creative self-expression through vocal and movement techniques, characterization and adaptation of poetry for performance.

Pricing for these professionally-staffed workshops at your location begins at $175. To book a workshop for your school or site contact The Black Rep Education Department at (314) 534-3807 or via email education@theblackrep.org.