The mission of the CollideOscope Repertory Theatre Company is to advance racial justice and healing through performance.
These five short plays allow us the space to laugh, to talk, to cry, to scream, to be creative, and most importantly, the space to be together."
Stevens added that Goodwin's work speaks directly to contemporary Black narratives.
"These five short plays allow us the space to laugh, to talk, to cry, to scream, to be creative, and most importantly, the space to be together," he said.
The virtual production at NYU was seen by over 600 audience members who were able to participate in the conversation in ways made possible through a remote platform. Goodwin will host a conversation with Adam Stevens, Nisha Sajnani, and theatre companies from across the country on the impact of Free Play as part of a TYA/USA Summit on emerging artistic practices in virtual arts programming.
Nisha Sajnani, PhD, RDT-BCT, is an associate professor at NYU Steinhardt and the director of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions’ Drama Therapy Program.
The program worked with members of Penn South to perform a special adaptation of the hit Broadway musical.
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