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SBT @ 14th Annual Lilly Awards in New York City

Support Black Theatre was deeply moved and honored to receive a prestigious Lilly Award on November 27th, 2023, in New York City. The Lilly Awards were founded in 2010 by Julia Jordan, Marsha Norman, and Theresa Rebeck and named after playwright Lillian …

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SBT Student Outreach Nights

In our efforts to make Black theatre as accessible as possible for young artists, we love sponsoring students to see incredible productions like WACO & Watts Village Theatre’s Marty and the Hands That Could, Ebony Repertory Theatre’s Ain’t Misbehavin’, and Marlow Wyatt’s …

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August Wilson New Voices

Support Black Theatre is proud to be the Los Angeles home for the 2023/2024 national August Wilson New Voices competition (formerly the “August Wilson Monologue Competition”). This marks the first time the competition has been helmed by a Black organization in Los …

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SBT’s Collaborative Model™ Inaugural Production — Lines in the Dust

Collaborative Artists Bloc in partnership with Support Black Theatre presents the West Coast Premiere of Lines in the Dust by Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Nikkole Salter. Directed by Desean K. Terry, this dynamic adaptation features Emmy-nominee Kelly Jenrette and NAACP award winner Erica …

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Support Black Theatre was thrilled to join UCLA Students & Alumni for an illuminating, in-depth conversation, moderated by Professor Judy Moreland, about current opportunities for local students and artists. This groundbreaking discussion featured an award-winning panel of multi-hyphenate artist-leaders including: Sophina Brown, …

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SBT Talk Forward for Lines in the Dust at Black Being

Nikkole Salter’s play Lines in the Dust challenges Black women to step out of the confines of how society defines value and success, into a space of self-definition. Through this immersive, community-building SBT Talk Forward™ experience, we explored this topic, as well …

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SBT Talk Forward at AGC

We had such an incredible time hosting our first SBT Talk Forward™ event for Lines in the Dust at Amazing Grace Conservatory! The AGC Community of parents, students and alumni welcomed us with open arms as we performed an excerpt from our …

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SBT sponsored S.H.E. Retreat 2023

SBT was excited to sponsor Shaping Her Earth’s 2023 retreat! This 2023 SHE Retreat provided young women of color a safe, curated space to build relationship with one another and explore their limitless creativity. SBT was so happy to support this incredible …

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Black Theatre Day – September 17th

Happy Black Theatre Day! Tomorrow, September 17th, we collectively honor and celebrate the anniversary of the African Grove Theatre— the first professional Black theatre company in the United States— who over 200 years ago had their first opening night on September 17th, …

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Creating Culture: A New Model of Theatremaking

What an impactful event SBT had at Soho Warehouse with Creating Culture: A New Model of Theatremaking! Thank you to all of the wonderful panelists and attendees for being a part of this illuminating conversation and engaging with an expanding community of …

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