Visiting Artist | Sylvia Ann Soares

The Sculpture department welcomes visiting theater artist and activist Sylvia Ann Soares to RISD. Soares toured with the first African American Pulitzer Prize play, No Place to Be Somebody, and with Negro Ensemble Company’s River Niger. As a leader of NYC’s 1960s Black Theater Movement, she created “The Madame” in The Gentleman Caller (Woodie King, Jr.’s Black Quartet) and performed Sonja Sanchez’s one-woman play Sister Son/ji at NEC. She has also appeared at Trinity Rep, the Huntington, LA Shakespeare, Mark Taper, NY Public, Cincinnati Playhouse and Perishable, among many other theaters. She currently serves on the boards of the Mt. Hope Learning Center, the Refugee Dream Center and the Port Markers Project. 

Tuesday, March 20 at 1:20pm

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Sculpture

Cost

free

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