PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
Feb 3 2021
Presented in partnership with the Eastern Panhandle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Following an online screening of the documentary, Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic of Shepherd University moderates a panel discussion with social justice and education leaders. Event Program»
Kara Lee Corthron
Dec 8 2020
CATF Associate Producing Director Peggy McKnowen and Trustee Hans Fogle interview Playwright Kara Lee Corthron (WELCOME TO FEAR CITY, 2017) and discuss her young adult novel, DAUGHTERS OF JUBILATION. Kara Lee reads chapter one of her book. Event Program»
Dance We Do ntozake shange Book Talk
Nov 16 2020
Professor Renee Charlow and dancers/choreographers Dianne McIntyre, Halifu Osamare, and Laurie Goux engage in dialogue about the ntozake shange’s life and work as a dancer. Event Program»
Oct 26 2020
Virtual Book Signing with playwright of ROUNDING THIRD and other CATF plays. Event Program»
CATF’s Founder and Producing Director, Ed Herendeen, interviews the playwright of SHEEPDOG.
Playwright Victor Lesniewski discusses his unique tech background and how his experience influenced his play THE FIFTH DOMAIN with CATF’s Producing Director, Ed Herendeen.
Playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger discusses how she is most interested in the connections between the characters and between audiences in her not-too-far-off-in-the-future play BABEL.
Ed Herendeen is joined by playwright Terence Anthony to discuss his play THE HOUSE OF THE NEGRO INSANE.
Cardiad Svich and CATF’s Producing Director Ed Herendeen discuss Cardiad’s play USHUAIA BLUE.
Chisa Hutchinson and CATF’s Producing Director discuss Chisa’s play WHITELISTED.
THE MAKING OF SERIES
Playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger and Director Megan Sandberg-Sakian discusses the weight and meaning behind Jacki’s play’s title.Then Costume Designer Yao Chen who talks us through the process of creating and dressing the Stork.
The House of the Negro Insane
Playwright Terence Anthony, Director Tamilla Woodard, and Set Designer Claire Deliso share how they will create Attius’s world at the Taft State Hospital in the round.
The Fifth Domain
Playwright Victor Lesniewski and Director and CATF Producing Director Ed Herendeen discuss the unique cyber-noir style of Victor’s play, THE FIFTH DOMAIN.
Playwright Chisa Hutchinson and Director Jade King Carroll discuss the themes and topics of Chisa’s play WHITELISTED with CATF’s Associate Producing Director, Peggy McKowen.
Playwright Cardiad Svich and CATF’s Producing Director Ed Herendeen discuss the technical elements, including sound and costumes, that bring this magical and poetic play to life.
Playwright Kevin Artigue, director Melissa Crespo, and lighting designer John Alexander discuss the play SHEEPDOG.