Diverse Theater Programs Are a Must By Leela Kiyawat

Studio lighting, a lone electric keyboard, swishing jazz shoes, and clipboards galore.    The youth theater audition room is a place where casting directors crucify, justify, and disqualify until they can excavate a golden cast list from the phenomenon that is American youth theater. As an Indian-American kid who spent my summers in theater camp, my…

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(Issue 5) TV/Film/Theater Feature: Renee Harrison

Renee Harrison is a Jamaican born actor and content creator. She also founded a digital curation of culture and resources for Black women-identifying theater artists, called Black Girls Do Theater. For my last feature of 2020, it was great to talk to an old classmate, friend and someone I truly admire. Renee and I got to talk about everything from growing up, to code switching and the future of theater. It was such a lovely interview that we almost talked for two hours!

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Hair by Niara Mae

Image by Illustrator Divyakshi Kedia A beauty supply store, or at least the front and middle sections of one. Mannequin heads line the walls, their eyes directed down towards the aisles. They are almost all dark skinned, displaying a variety of different types of hair-purple wigs, long straight brown haired wigs, precise and controlled curly…

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Psychgeographical Exile TV Without Trees by Rida Akhtar Ghumman

With the end of the bittersweet 2020, exploring the idea of growth, evolution, moving on, from an environmental and ecological perspective in TV and the lives it shows, can bring forward a diverse connotation. Have we renounced trees? Greenery? Flowers? Has concrete taken over our psychogeography and thus forsooth exists an existential burden of walls,…

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Idiossincrasia (Idiosyncrasy) by Carolina Castilho

Synopsis: In this city everyone dreams in secret. Technical descriptions: Filming – Iphone 8 Sound – Iphone 8 Instagram effect +3 aesthetic colors Video edition – Video shop application To view more of Carolina Castilho work go to : https://vimeo.com/user83752434 Carolina Castilho is a Brazilian filmmaker based in NYC. Her short movies “Entre os Ombros”…

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AMARILLO (A Short Play) by Amber Barrios

Photo by, Xicana Indígena Photographer, Textli Gallegos LUNA lays on the couch. The cable box clock reads 1:30am.  LUNA I’ve been thinking. SOLEDAD I’ve been thinking… LUNA stares at SOLEDAD. LUNA Stop. SOLEDAD Go on…You’ve been thinking… LUNA I’ve been thinking that I think too much. SOLEDAD Okay… LUNA You don’t think that’s weird? SOLEDAD…

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