Master Class for the Public: Directing August Wilson with Lou Bellamy
ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
Lou Bellamy will place the work of August Wilson into conversation with Penumbra’s signature aesthetic, honed from more than twenty years of directing Wilson’s work. Master class participants will be introduced to the breadth and depth of Wilson’s writing through this lecture exploring the playwright’s seminal texts. Featuring performed excerpts of Wilson’s works by seasoned company members. This class is ideal for anyone interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the making of an August Wilson play from one of the foremost interpreters of his work. Open to all ages and interests; no theatre experience required.
Sponsored by the MSAB Arts Learning Grant.
DATES AND TICKETS
1 hour prior to performance
270 N. Kent St
St. Paul, MN 55102
Map & Directions
“Summer Institute gave me a purpose as a woman and person of color to share my personal experience without oppression and judgement.”
—Rahila Coats, Summer Institute Alumna