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Saturday, March 2 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Fire the Canon! Diversifying Academic Theatre Repertoire

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Academic theatre can support diversity and inclusion through production choices and classroom studies. Amplifying the voices of women, people of color, and those within the LGBTQ+ community starts here.

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Chalethia Williams

Theatre Instructor, Miles College
Chalethia Williams, Theatre Instructor at Miles College is an Equity Actress, Director, Writer, Workshop Instructor, Arts Educator and all things "Artsey".  I completed an Apprenticeship at The Alley Theatre in Houston, TX, and my M.F.A. in Acting from Western Illinois University.  I earned my Equity card at Alabama Shakespeare Festival   and.  My most recent roles were Bea in "Four Little Golden Girls: The Bomb That Galvanized the Ci... Read More →
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Amy Guerin

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Amy Guerin is a faculty member with UAH Theatre. She previously taught at Texas A&M University. In 2009, Amy’s production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a collaboration with A&M’s Department of Computer Science & Engineering showcasing flying fairy robots alongside human actors... Read More →
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Jennifer Luck

Assistant Professor of Scenic and Lighting Design, Jacksonville State University
Jennifer Luck teaches scenic and lighting design at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL. She has worked throughout the country as a professional scenic and lighting designer, technical director, and theatre educator.
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Ellen Peck

Associate Professor of Drama, Jacksonville State University
Stage Management, Theatre History, Musical Theatre (also cats and Detroit)

Saturday March 2, 2019 4:00pm - 5:15pm EST
Knoxville Convention Center - 300 C