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1504, 2020

True Colors Responds to New York Times Article

Over the next several weeks, True Colors staff will share updates on our vision and programming, discuss the intended impact of work on the local and national theatre ecology, and encourage dialogue around building a more connected Atlanta arts community. Artistic Director Jamil Jude offers his initial views on an article written about Atlanta theatre and outlines the series.

Jesse Green of the New York Times recently provided the Atlanta Theatre community […]

2403, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Atlanta Residents

Resources for Atlanta residents who are being negatively affected or are in a position of need due to the coronavirus crisis

GA-13 School Meal Distribution Sites:

Clayton County Public Schools Grab-n-Go Meal Services
Cobb County Public Schools & MUST Ministries
Douglas County Public Schools Drive-Thru Meal Service
Fayette County Public Schools Emergency Meal Service
Fulton County Public Schools […]

2403, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Art Companies

We have been collecting a list of resources available for artists and art companies to help our community navigate these difficult times. If you know of any additional resources available to our community, please leave a comment or reach out to us at info@truecolorstheatre.org. 

  • CreATL Relief Fund – Applications Open June 19, 2020: Established by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the creATL Relief Fund offers grants to the independent […]
2403, 2020

Co-Signed Letter: Atlanta Local Theatre’s Response to COVID-19

Below is the text of an open letter from a group of Atlanta theatres, including Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre, which was published by Atlanta InTown Paper. We’d like to share it with you as we all navigate this difficult time together.

To Our Local Theatre Fans, Friends, and Family:

Right now is an unprecedented time for our community, and the local theatre community will likely be hit especially hard. COVID-19 has caused […]

903, 2020

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company Announces The Winners Of The 2020 Atlanta Regional August Wilson Monologue Competition

The 13th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Atlanta Regionals took place on March 6, 2020 at The Carlyle event space. Sixteen finalists – fourteen from metro Atlanta and two from Birmingham, AL – performed monologues from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle. The competition was adjudicated by Eric Ayala, award-winning screenwriter; Ray Cornelius, radio personality from WCLK 91.9 FM; Christopher Hampton, company member and instructor at Whole World Improv Theatre; Helen Hampton, Director of Global Talent […]

1402, 2020

Community Conversation: My Black Is Beautiful to Air as Part of AIB’s Keynote Series

Our recent Community Conversation, “My Black is Beautiful”, hosted by Carl and Mary Ware Hall at Clark Atlanta University, was a vibrant and impactful inter-generational discussion focusing on beauty standards, past and present, while creating a dialogue around a new definition of beauty that is inclusive of all shades of skin, all body types, and all textures of hair.

Now featured as part of AIB’s Keynote Series, this powerful conversation can be viewed on the following […]

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