Jamecia Bennett is a national recording artist, drummer, producer, songwriter & new lead singer of the 3x Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness. She has also received a NAACP Image Awards for Best World music, Dove and Stellar nominated with her group James Grear and Company. Performing Actress in the 5x Tony Award show Caroline or Change & directed The Night before Christmas a Musical Fantasy (Guthrie Theater)Detroit 67, Black Nativity&Get Ready (Penumbra Theatre) Rent &Rocky Horror (Lab Theatre) Blues in the Night(Ordway Theatre) Lonely Soldiers (History Theatre) I Know I’ve Been Changed, I Can Do Bad All By Myself & Madeas Family Reunion (Tyler Perry Productions) Men Cry in the Dark (Michael Baisdon) Passing Strange (Mixed Blood Theatre) Color Purple(Park Square Theatre) Drummers Theatre Credits: Passing Strange, Ain’t Misbehavin (Capri Theatre)
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Join our movement to create transformational change for individuals and communities! A gift in any amount supports vital preparatory work for our next lifecycle as a performing arts campus and center for racial healing. Your donation will go directly to supporting artists of color as we develop the holistic programming that Penumbra will offer.
Members will receive:
• Special access to virtual readings and workshops by artists
• Guided meditations and reflections to support healing
• Opportunities to participate in the planning process
• News about the Penumbra Center for Racial Healing
A donation in any amount helps to sustain our company and grow our impact in the community. Donate online or by calling 651.224.3180 today.
“I’m super-excited about Penumbra’s next life cycle that will combine the theatre and a learning center–a place that allows for questioning, reflecting and understanding.”
—Phyllis Goff, Supporter