6 - Sheppard Randolph Edmonds •"The father of black...

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Hatch/Hill text notes Chapter 8: Educational Theatre Historically Black Colleges and Universities Dispute over educational goals represented by W.E.B. DuBois vs. Booker T. Washington Drama slowly gained acceptance as a discipline Atlanta University, 1895 Howard University, 1911 Atlanta University Summer Theatre (Spelman College), 1934-1974 o Dr. Anne Cooke Reid Art Theatre Movement Pageant Movement The Chip Woman's Fortune by Willis Richardson on Broadway Slow, but steady increase in the number of African American playwrights Controversy over the use of dialect in drama o Ebonics debate
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Unformatted text preview: Sheppard Randolph Edmonds • "The father of black educational theatre • Negro Intercollegiate Dramatic Association • Southern Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts (SADSA) Controversy over use of make-up Lack of suitable African American plays 1960's: changes in college theatres due to the Black Arts Movement Decline of theatre programs in HBCU's: • Television, films, CD's, cyberspace--heavy competition • dwindling resources • integration meant stiffer competition for students with larger theatre programs Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award...
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