SANKOFA SEASONS

The Meaning of Sankofa

Atlanta artist Aaron Henderson describes the elements of his “Sankofa Bird” piece created to celebrate the Sankofa Seasons at Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company.

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As part of our 2021-22 Season – “Go Back And Get It” – True Colors Theatre will be expanding its work of amplifying Black Voices by increasing the reach of established Black Artists nationally and commissioning new works from emerging Black Artists locally.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols:
“Go Back and Get It” Season

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols:
“Go Back and Get It” Season

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AMPLIFY BLACK VOICES

In our time off the stage, we have been creating free virtual content uplifting Black voices, truths, stories and lives. As we move towards getting back on stage, your gifts will be more important than ever!

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Marie and Rosetta: True Colors Theatre Company 2021-22 Season

MARIE AND ROSETTA

November 30th – December 30th, 2021

Written by George Brant
Directed by Andrea Frye
Music Direction by S. Renee Clark

To kick off our “Go Back and Get It” season and celebrate our return to stage, we proudly present Marie and Rosetta. Belatedly acknowledged as the Godmother of Rock ‘n Roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe shattered every barrier that she faced as she made her mark on the music world. Marie and Rosetta chronicles her journey with young gospel singer Marie Knight, whom she recruited away from Mahalia Jackson.

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True Colors Theatre Community Conversation: Preserving Our History: Teaching Black Theatre

PRESERVING OUR HISTORY

Teaching Black Theatre

Date: Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
Time: 7:00-8:30pm
Location: Atlanta History Center

True Colors is proud to present “Preserving Our History: Teaching Black Theatre.” Presented in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, this Community Conversation will feature leading theatre educators as they discuss the joys and challenges of teaching Black stories and performance at both historically Black and predominantly white institutions of higher learning.

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Amplifying Your Voice

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TRUE COLORS THEATRE COMPANY

True Colors Theatre Company is a nonprofit regional theater company based in Atlanta, GA. Our mission is to celebrate the rich tradition of Black storytelling while giving voice to bold artists from all cultures. We add dimension and relevance to our work on the stage through active community events and education programming. The vision of Artistic Director Jamil Jude is for the company to thrive at the intersection of artistic excellence and civic engagement.

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The Imlay Foundation

The Wish Foundation

The Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation
The Arthur M. Blank Foundation

Sponsors

The Arthur M. Blank Foundation
The Imlay Foundation
The Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation

The Wish Foundation