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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

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

Negro Ensemble Co. Training Program: April Auditions & Open House

April 13 from 6-8, Negro Ensemble Co. kicks off expanded training program Auditions & Open House. Notable professors from top theaters, TV and conservatories teach Basic, Intermediate and Master level Acting, Play Writing, Directing, and Dance.

March: The Negro Ensemble Company Celebrates Year of the Woman w/ Ntozake Shange & J.E Franklin

The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. Announces A Mid-Season Fund Raiser NEC’S YEAR OF THE WOMAN: 2015 READING SERIES           J e Franklin and Ntozake Shange Tickets: $20.00 Reading… Continue reading

Newsweek:Fighting With Guerrilla Theater After the Death of Eric Garner By Oscar Lopez (Adapted by Marie McKinney-Poncé)

  Culture: Newsweek Fighting With Guerrilla Theater After the Death of Eric Garner By Oscar Lopez / January 4, 2015 3:47 PM EST   Fear and outrage bomb and knife are the Bogey’s… Continue reading