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City Lights: In Silence Is Violence: The Future of the Field, Three Howard Artists Interrogate the Theater Industry

Three Howard theater majors, Autumn Angelettie, Ayanna Fowler, and Jaucqir LaFond, have written and performed in a three-part web series, Silence Is Violence: The Future of the Field, available now on YouTube, that explores the complexities and struggles of being a Black theater artist. The episodes are available now on the Young Playwrights Theater YouTube channel; the web show is part of the group’s social justice performance series, Silence Is Violence. The Future of the Field, filmed mostly over Zoom, follows the actors’ three characters dealing with “racism, tokenism, and ethics while working on a project for a white-led theater company,” per the description. […]