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058: Prepare and connect. Actor Lakeisha Coffey shares her theatre wisdom and her gratitude.

Want acting tips from one of the Triangle’s most well-known actors? Actor Lakeisha Coffey reveals her process, how to audition, and how she finds her character. (Guess what? She played Durham civil rights activist Ann Atwater twice — have you seen the movie trailer for Best of Enemies, the upcoming film with Taraji Henson? That’s …

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046: What are the benefits of a residency? Dasan Ahanu speaks on Black Poetry Theatre’s decade of connection.

“So much is possible.” Dasan Ahanu is a Poet, Emcee, Writer, Playwright, Performance Artist, Lecturer, and Educator in Durham, North Carolina. He is managing director and co-founder of Black Poetry Theatre (BPT), an African American theatre company started in 2008 that creates original productions featuring artists from the community. Dasan performs two of his original poems in …

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023: Lead Curator and Strategist JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell launches the first BULL CITY BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL

JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell gives us the scoop on The Bull City Black Theater Festival, a vital, NEW, and upcoming event in Durham, NC. Why a festival rather than a stand-alone performance? Why focus on local artists? Who should attend? Why this festival now? JaMeeka answers those questions and more with gratitude, grace, and enthusiasm. Be there. …

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