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"Funded in part by VI Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts"

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Our Rehearsal Space is Now Open

Wheatley Center II, St. Thomas, VI

Empowerment Through the Arts

© Aisha-Zakiya Boyd

Black Power Theatre is a contemporary cultural arts center, located in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The theater is focused on the artistic talents of the descendants of the African diaspora.

"Black Power Theatre is about positivity, love and promoting true artistic talent - raw and unfiltered! The New Black Arts Movement is here, and we are sharing our stories with the world!"

FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE!

Blessings!"

Assata Afua
 Artistic Director

*Assata holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications: Journalism/Technical Writing, a Masters Degree in Higher Education: Technical Writing, Post Masters Certification in College Teaching, Doctorate Degree in Post-Secondary Adult Education: Masters Level Technical Writing. Assata has spent over 25 years working as a Journalist, Publicist, Editor, Technical Writer, Playwright and Poet.*

"LISTEN TO ASSATA AFUA LIVE IN THE LION'S DEN WITH RAS MANI ON 1340 AM"

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Dramatist Guild of America, New York
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York
  • National Museum of African-American History and Culture, Washington D.C.
  • NAACP, New York Chapter
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), New York
  • National Action Network, Harlem N.Y.

Featured Artist

Bright Mensah

Cape Coast, Ghana

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Become a powerful force at Black Power Theatre, become a donor, sponsor or volunteer. Make a commitment to help promote the Arts in our community. With your help the theater will provide artists a place to create and the community the opportunity to experience the Arts in new exciting ways. Your contribution and commitment will help fund:

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Acting Workshops

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Photography Workshops

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Full Play Productions

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Writing Workshops

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Artists' Showcases

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Workshops

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Seminars

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Production Costumes

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Art & Craft Supplies

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Writing Retreats

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and much more...

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Thank You For Joining The Movement To Reignite Artistic Expression! 

Stay Strong in Peace, in Love and in the Struggle!

 

"Funded in part by VI Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts"

  ATTENTION PLAYWRIGHTS  

THE THEATER IS LOOKING FOR THE FIRST "FEATURED PLAYWRIGHT"

TO HAVE THEIR PLAY PUT INTO PRODUCTION

COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

GOOD LUCK!

*CASH AWARDS*

1st Place Prize: $500 | 2nd Place Prize: $250 |3rd Place Prize: $100

WINNERS ANNOUNCED DECEMBER 17, 2018

We are excited to have new members of the Black Arts Movement joining everyday!

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