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Black Theatre Day, is a collective effort launched by The International Black Theatre Summit, which is led by Dr. Monica White Ndounou, Associate Professor of Theater at Dartmouth College and founding Executive Director of The CRAFT Institute, with additional support from WACO Theatre Center, Project1Voice, and Plowshares Theatre Company with regional planning committees that include Support Black Theatre, African-American Shakespeare Company, Birmingham Black Theatre Collective, the Hansberry Project, the Black Theatre Network, and The St. Louis Black Repertory Company. Cohorts and allies throughout the Black Theatre field include numerous participating organizations and supporters over the past two years.

The Black Theatre 2023 National Committee


 Dr. Monica White NdounouThe CRAFT Institute, The International Black Theatre Summit, Dartmouth College, Create Ensemble

Gary AndersonPlowshares Theatre Company, Black Theatre Network

Carlton V Bell IIBirmingham Black Theatre Collective

Sophina BrownSupport Black Theatre

Valerie Curtis-NewtonThe Hansberry Project

Ron HimesThe St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre

Erich McMillan-McCallProject1 Voice

David ParkerBirmingham Black Theatre Collective

Aija PenixBirmingham Black Theatre Collective

K. Zaheerah SultanBlack Theatre Network

Shay WaferWACO Theatre Company

Sherri YoungAfrican-American Shakespeare Company 

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