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Theatre, Engagement & Action
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TE’A (Theatre, Engagement & Action) employs the power of Insight Theatre to inspire the desire and the will of artists and communities to cross the barriers of race, class, culture and religion. More

 

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Cadence: Home offers an intimate, honest and compelling entry into the world of four veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Cadence: Home offers an intimate, honest and compelling entry into the world of four veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

blog
Mon, 7 Apr 2014
blogUniform Justice: Part of the Answer

 “This is not a crime scene; this is a conflict.” In my view, this is the most dramatic and important line in the powerful new play, Uniform Justice, created by TE’A at Intersections International, written by Chukuma Obasi, and produced last week in Memphis, Tennessee, in collaboration with the Mayor’s... more...

Article
Fri, 28 Mar 2014
ArticleUniform Justice Opens in Memphis

Uniform Justice, an authentic play based on true confrontation, conflict and a community's search for Insight, opened in Memphis, TN, on Thursday evening, March 27.  The play debuted following a partnership project with George Mason University, the Hattiloo Theatre, the Department of Justice, the Memphis Mayors’ Innovation... more...

blog
Fri, 21 Mar 2014
blogInsight in Memphis

I didn't know how to believe it when I learned in elementary school that my city was the violent crime capital of the United States. Memphis. More rapes and murders per capita than New York City at a time when that was saying a lot. For my whole life, variations of that grim ranking have colored the world's view of the city I... more...

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Wed, 5 Mar 2014
blogOut of the Weeds: TE’A and Insight Theatre –...

In my last blog, I promised to come out of the weeds in my work with TE’A, to step away from the theoretical and aesthetic particulars of creating Insight theatre, so that I could clearly answer the questions at the heart of this work, what is TE’A and what is it trying to accomplish and how? I gave short and sweet answers... more...