Pittsburgh Opera: Sharing Experiences of Black Creatives
April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Join us for a free panel discussion about the themes and resonance surrounding The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson. Special guests will share their insights into this work as well as their own experiences working in the arts.
A panel of Black-identifying creatives and arts leaders who will share the story of their successes and struggles while working in the arts.
Our panel is to include:
Thomas Douglas, Director of Opera Studies, Director of Choral Studies – Carnegie Mellon University, Artistic Director – Bach Choir of Pittsburgh
Shaunda McDill, Managing Director – Pittsburgh Public Theater
Joanna Obuzor, Vice President of Operations – Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Izear Winfrey, Professional expert stylist and make-up artist
Claudia Brownlee, Costume Director – Pittsburgh Opera
Carlton Ford, Chief Philanthropy Officer – Taproot Foundation (formally Interlochen Center for the Arts and Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts), Board Chair – NuDeco Ensemble, Board Member – Chamber Music America, Founding Member – Victory Hall Opera