Bull City Black Theatre Fest takes place at Manbites Dog Theater, 603 Foster Street, Durham, from March 15th, 2018, to March 24th.
The festival includes staged readings of new short plays, community discussions and workshops. Some of the events are ticketed, and some are not.
Here’s what’s going on:
Thursday, March 15th, 7:30 p.m.: 12.21.09, Ops Theatre
Friday, March 16th, 7:30 p.m.: Definition of a Hero, Black Poetry Theatre
Satursday, March 17th, 7:30 p.m.: Raissanour, MOJOAA Performing Arts
Tickets: $10 / $5 students
The State of Black Theatre: Then, Now, Locally
Friday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
An interactive Black theater overview with Rhetta Green, John Harris, and JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell
Saturday, March 24, 3 p.m.
A conversation with artist Monet Marshall about her recent performance art exhibition, Buy My Soul and Call it Art, with Mike Williams, founder of the Black on Black Project.
Saturday March 17th
11:00am -12:45pm – Masterclass with Howard Craft (fee)
1:00pm – 2:45pm – Acting with Lakeisha Coffey
3:00pm-4:45pm – Movement with Tristan Parks
Sat March 24th
10:30am – 11:45am – Coffee, Conversation and tips for actors: with Kathy Hunter-Williams
11:00am – 1:15pm – Next Act: Creativity and Performance for women over 50 with Rhetta Greene and Robin Carmon Marshall