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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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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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009: Actor Jessica Flemming rides the waves of overlapping projects and deep reflection

How do we measure individual growth and advancement as theatre artists? Can we contribute to a local theatre scene? What life lessons are learned thru improvisation?  Enjoy this wide-ranging conversation with Jessica Flemming, as we touch on those questions, explore the balance of overlapping projects, and get the scoop on LAKE PLACID, an improvised play …

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005: Director JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell gives voice to the value of community

JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell gets deep about Black Ops Theatre Company, the inaugural Bullcity Black Theatre Festival, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and more. Get inspired by her thoughts on the importance of sustainability, community, and making space for each other. (There’s also a surprise mention of Lord of the Rings, and a theatre-parent support group!)* JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell is …

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