The NEC Celebrates 50th in 2017: What’s Coming Soon?

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Since 1967

The Negro Ensemble Company has launched the careers of countless writers and actors of color: Hattie Winston, Angela Bassett, Adolf Caesar, Phyllicia Rashad, Samuel L Jackson, Rosalind Cash.

Embracing its 50 year anniversary coming up in 2017

the company launched by Robert Hooks, Douglas Turner Ward and Gerald Krone is celebrating with auditions for shows Father/Sons and A Lovely Malfunction, Year of the Women series featuring Ntozake Shange and J.e. Franklin, expanding to a full conservatory list of classes in Acting, Dance, Playwriting, Directing, Comedy TV, coming in May, 2015 with teachers Mariann Alda, Obediah Wright, Marie Ponce, Mel Johnson and more see: for