Kevin D. West a long time Penumbra company member is an actor, director and educator having recently directed A Soldier’s Play, Fences and The Colored Museum at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Select Penumbra credits include By the way meet Vera Stark, Two Trains Running, Radio Golf, Fences, Zooman and the Sign, Some Place Soft to Fall, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Seven Guitars, A Raisin in the Sun, Free fall and I Wish You Love staged at The Kennedy Center and Hartford Stage. Other credits: Of Mice and Men (Park Square Theater) Bud Not Buddy (Children’s Theater company) K2 (Jungle Theater) The Story (Pillsbury House Theater) The Dance on Widows Row, Bill of (W)rights, Cut Flowers (Mixed Blood Theater) A Raisin in the Sun (Alchemy Theater) The Meeting, To Kill a Mockingbird (History Theater) The Death of Bessie Smith (Theater Latte Da) Tommy J and Sally (MN Jewish Theater) other, the Guthrie Theater, Phoenix Theater Indianapolis. West is the artistic director of the Capri after School Theater (CAST) and a resident teaching artist at PYC Arts and Tech high school. Film: Domestics, Sweets Caroline, the Death of Tommy Grimes, Bill’s Gun Shop and Justice. (B.A. Theater Arts Metropolitan State University.)
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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
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—Phyllis Goff, Supporter