Performance, Politics, and Power: A Workshop with Josette Bushell-Mingo

Friday, January 17 at 10:00am

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Physical Education Building (PED)
3560 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Performance, Politics, and Power
A Workshop with Josette Bushell-Mingo
Physical Education Building 207

ADMISSION:
Admission is free and open to USC students only. Reservations required. RSVP beginning Monday, December 9, at 9 a.m.

USC Students: RSVP

DESCRIPTION:
Building on her performance of Nina—A Story about Me and Nina Simone and subsequent panel discussion, Josette Bushell-Mingo will lead an interactive theatre workshop for USC students. She will address how to explore pain, vulnerability, understanding, and compassion as well as confront personal, structural, and political manifestations of oppression through performance.

Bio:
Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE is a Swedish-based English theatre actress and director. She was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2000 for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Rafiki in the London production of The Lion King. In 2001, she founded a black-led arts festival called PUSH at the Young Vic and between 2005-2018 she was the Artistic Director for The Swedish National Touring Theatre’s Tyst Teater——theatre in Swedish sign language. She is currently prefect for the institution for acting at Stockholm’s performing arts university and artistic director for The National Black Theatre of Sweden.

Related Events:
Nina—A Story about Me and Nina Simone
Performed by Josette Bushell-Mingo
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.
Bing Theatre
For more info, click here.

From the Personal to the Political to the Stage
Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 7 p.m.
Wong Conference Center, Harris Hall 101
For more info, click here.

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by Brent Blair (Dramatic Arts), Anita Dashiell-Sparks (Dramatic Arts), and Suzanne Lacy (Art and Design) in collaboration with the National Touring Theatre of Sweden, the Embassy of Sweden, and the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation. 

Photo: Urban Jören.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Arts, Music, Dance/Theater

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Tags

Dramatic Arts

Website

http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/event...

Cost

Admission is free and open to current USC students only. Reservations required.

Department
Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative
Hashtag

#visionsandvoices

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