Executive Artistic Director
Garland is an award-winning poet, actor, playwright, stage designer, filmmaker, producer, director, and stagehand, whose life has been dedicated to entertainment, Theatre, and the American Black Theatre in particular. He’s produced readings, plays, films, and run popular open mics and poetry slams, and is thrilled to be a continued part of this legendary nonprofit institution now headquartered in Brooklyn.
Social Media Director
Alicia began her artistic career as a performer on stage, working with the Afrikan Women’s Repertory, the Ujamaa Black Theater and at Theater for the New City to name a few. Over the years, she began to put pen to paper, and to date, Alicia has produced several full-length stage plays, readings and short plays for festivals. Plus workshops at commercial theaters and nonprofit 501c3 organizations, cultivating relationships with community based organizations from Harlem to Brooklyn.
Reading Series Coordinator