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Lifting the Curtain Addressing Racism in Dance, Music and Theater

16 Mar
When: Tuesday March 16th, 12:30 pm - 01:30 pm

Three professional artists address racial equity in the performing arts. Panelists will include Anthony Stockard, Producing Artistic Director of the Norfolk State University Theatre Company; Theresa Ruth Howard, former company member of Dance Theater of Harlem and an activist hailed by the New York Times as a “force of change in Ballet;” and Ismar Gomes, an internationally acclaimed cellist, recording artist, and member of both the Richmond and Virginia Symphony Orchestras.

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This event is part of Tidewater Community College’s “My Thoughts My Voice My Art” series of music, visual arts, literary, and theatrical programming developed by the Arts & Humanities Pathway. Free and open to the public, all are invited to join us for these compelling events featuring themes of diversity, adversity, inequality, social justice, and empowerment.

Events will include art exhibits, music and theatrical performances, lectures and panel discussions, and more. For more information, visit

This event is open to TCC students only.