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From L-R:  Maggie Johnson, Shirley Gilmore, Denise Johnson (Chair), George Walls, Jr. (Engagement), Charlotte Jefferson, Co-Chair, Ida Powell, and Jackie Tillery.  Not pictured: Cornelia Parish, and Gennie Norman

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Hello AARP, Suitland, Maryland Chapter #939,

 

Our Chapter needs your assistance in supporting our sponsored trip to the International Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from August 1-4, 2024, for 4 days and 3 nights.  Lodging will be downtown at the Marriott Hotel which is within walking distance of the events at the festival. The cost (per person) Double and Triple (occupancy) $499, and Single (occupancy) $649.

To obtain additional information on the International Black Theatre Festival website, please click on this link

About The International Black Theatre Festival | NC Black Rep 

 

  Listed below are a few highlights of the International Black Theatre Festival

  • THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS - 100 theatrical performances.

  • AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE TOURS AROUND - TROLLEY TOUR - Art galleries, historic neighborhoods, living history museum, enslaved and Freedmen graveyards. End with a wine tasting of North Carolina wines!

  • GARLAND THOMPSON, SR. READERS’ THEATRE OF NEW WORKS - Over 30 original works written by renowned and aspiring playwrights are showcased. Professional actors will read for an audience of theatre professionals, scholars, and the general public.

  • INTERNATIONAL VENDORS MARKET - Discover unique treasures from all cultures, afro-centric art, and multi-talented global artisans.

  • MIDNIGHT POETRY JAM - Special featured poets and celebrity guest appearances.

  • IBTF FILM FEST

  • Fest celebrates independent filmmakers of Color for their enormous contributions to the industry.

  • WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

  • Enjoy free, interactive workshops every morning. Master Acting Coach Vera Katz guides you through the art of character development. Keep your body and spirit in harmony during the Gospel Groove.

 

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