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Silence is Violence The Future of the Field

Silence is Violence: The Future of the Field

Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) Presents
Silence is Violence: The Future of the Field


A Devised Virtual Performance Directed by YPT Artistic Director Farah Lawal Harris
In Residency at Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts

March 2021

In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the nation’s growing awareness about racism and oppression after the death of George Floyd, Jr., Silence is Violence: The Future of the Field will explore how young theater artists from Howard University envision the future of American theater. 

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Call for Submissions from Howard University Theatre Artists of All Disciplines!

Selected Howard students will participate in a devising process in the fall semester; student performers will take part in a rehearsal and filming process with professional actors in the spring semester. All students will receive university credits for their participation in this project. The deadline to submit is September 30, 2020.

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