The Robey Theatre Company
presents the next in its series of events
"making theatre with Ben Guillory"
As the title of this installment of Mr. Guillory’s series implies, this chapter
focuses on the culmination of the preparatory steps in creating
works of theatre, The Performance for an audience.
The talk will be followed by a Q&A with Zoom participants.
This event will take place on Friday, September 25, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. (PDT)
After you have submitted your RSVP, you will be sent the exclusive Zoom link. Registration will be limited, so please reserve early to avoid disappointment.
Suggested donation: $10.
The event will be recorded and available for viewing on
The Robey Theatre Company’s
YouTube Channel starting Friday, October 2.
The Robey Theatre Company is a non-profit organization founded 26 years ago
by Danny Glover and Ben Guillory. The company is named after actor, activist,
and humanitarian Paul Robeson. Its emphasis is on telling
stories of the global Black diaspora.
Classes conducted on Zoom
Saturday classes 10 am-1 pm
Once a week for ten weeks
Class starts Saturday, September 26 to November 28, 2020
The Robey Theatre Company's
returns for its fall 2020 session.
Led by Resident Dramaturg Dylan Southard,
the lab is designed for aspiring writers with works in progress and seeks to address the unique challenges of structure, style, and theme that each play presents as it evolves.
Tailored to the needs of its writers the lab provides a supportive environment where participants can ask questions, find their voice, and continue to experiment with ideas while
building their stories.
AN EVENING CONVERSATION WITH MARLA GIBBS AND ANGELA GIBBS
Friday, October 9, 2020, at 6:00 p.m (PDT)
Marla Gibbs, actor-singer-writer-comedian-producer, is best known as a Legend of Comedy for her television roles in The Jeffersons and 227. The latter series began life as a play, presented at the Crossroads Arts Academy Theatre in Leimert Park, which was founded by her daughter Angela.
Angela Gibbs, actor-writer-director-producer, received three NAACP Awards for theatre production: for 227 (starring Marla Gibbs and Regina King); Checkmates (starring Denzel Washington, Ruby Dee, and Paul Winfield); and The Meeting (starring Dick Anthony Williams, Felton Perry, and Taurean Blacque).
Moderated by Millena Gay
registration will open
Saturday, September 26, 2020
AN EVENING CONVERSATION WITH JAMES CROMWELL
recorded SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 6 PM (PDT).
Celebrated actor and activist James Cromwell discusses the current and future state of the Theatre, the impact of the pandemic on the performing arts, and the response of the arts to the recent global uprising in support of racial and social justice. moderated by Millena Gay, Special Events Producer for The Robey Theatre Company. Followed by a Q&A session with the audience.