Passion's DRAMA MAMAS opens ArtLightenment Fest-- November 7th (Nashville) — AAPEX

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Passion's DRAMA MAMAS opens ArtLightenment Fest-- November 7th (Nashville)

ArtLightenment 2012's "Cabaret/theatre" opening night gala on Wednesday, November 7th will kick off the festival with a screening of DRAMA MAMAS, a documentary short profiling African American Women Stage Directors, by NYC director, comedienne and film maker PASSION. 

Passion’s work has been critically acclaimed as "stunning" and "creative.” She has directed over thirty-five productions, including Saviour?, by Esther Armah, Real Black Men Don’t Sit Crosslegged On The Floor (Best Ensemble AUDELCO Award), Melba Moore’s Sweet Songs of the Soul (Best Solo Performer AUDELCO Award). At Newark and Houston airports she directed Gimme Wings! a salute to Black women pioneers of flight. Formerly Known As Sarah, Joyce Griffen’s tribute to Madame C.J. Walker, was presented at the National Arts Club, the Museum of the City of New York, Paul Robeson Theater and Estrogenius Festival. She is a member of the Workshop Theater Company, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, Women’s Project Directors Forum, SDC and former Artistic Director of the NJPAC Young Writers Workshop. This AUDELCO Outstanding Pioneer Honoree recently directed the dual premiere of It Takes A Village To Raise Hell, in Times Square and Harlem. She appreciates your support of her first film, Drama Mamas! Black Women Theater Directors in the Spotlight and Remembered

Reservations are required for Cabaret/theatre and may be made at 615-915-0891.

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