Crowds Protest DE-Funding 3 of Oldest Black Theatres! Write NYS DCA !!

Special speakers Woodie King, Karen Brown and Voza Rivers called for letters to protest DE-funding of oldest most respected Black Theatres by NYS Dept of Cultural Affairs:  31 Chambers St 2fl NYC 10007 WRITE… Continue reading


EDENA HINES-NEC FAMILY MOURNS A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY CBS NEWS   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                  Contact: Karen Brown: 212-582-5860 NEC   EDENA HINES: NEC FAMILY MOURNS A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY   Rehearsals to mount the world… Continue reading

NEC Actors Intensive with Marie Poncé participants meet Key & Peele at SAG Foundation

This week was amazing!! Actors Intensive with Marie Poncé participants not only met with SAG-Aftra staff and board members Marc Baron, Verania Kenton and Bernadine Robbins but last night met MAD-TV Alum Keegan-Michael… Continue reading

Marie Poncé of Actors Intensive Lauds NEC Show, Alums:Alysia Joy Powell August 16th!!

What Fun!! People like Charenee Wade, Barbara Asare Bediako, Tomike Lee Ogugua, Callistus Onyiuke, Alysia Joy Powell, Clinton Lowe, Ohene Cornelius (mentee)..people I once called students are now role models for me as… Continue reading

Marie Ponce Interviews: Theater & Social Media NEC Training Celebs

Black Theater in NYC in Social Media Age. Marie Poncé, Acting Instructor of The Actors Intensive for Negro Ensemble Co, NYU, Stella Adler. and lecturer for Screen Actors Guild, interviews a panel that includes Alysia Joy Powell (NBC’s The Mysteries of Laura) , Kubbi Actress (Soul Hop Live ) , and Obediah Wright (master choreographer and NEC instructor). Soul Lounge! DJ LeRoy

Harlem Arts Alliance Says April 13 Meeting Date for Easter

Voza Rivers announced at the March Harlem Arts Alliance Meeting at Riverside Church, that HAA meeting will take place on the 2nd Monday instead of the 1st Monday which follows the Easter holiday. See Harlem Arts Alliance