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EbzB Productions would like to Thank Nina Lloyd of Opus Financial Advisors for a lovely evening of meeting new friends and fund-raising for Chatham Arts Council's Artists-In-Schools Initiative.
Gates County, NC - Serena Ebhardt and David zum Brunnen of EbzB Productions teach students from Gates County Senior High School the tools of an actor.
Gates County Senior High School received a Level I Artist Residency grant from the NC Arts Council. The grant to bring in EbzB Productions, will help students create a drama based on oral histories from Gates County, NC. EbzB asked students to interview older citizens from Gates County and transcribe the interviews to create a script. The script will be staged in the Old Gates County Courthouse for a public performance on May 12, 2011. The AP History class and the Drama class have combined for this project. In addition to learning about Theatre Arts, the students are also learning about Gates County History. The students are serving as community builders and consensus builders for Gates County. By interviewing older citizens for the project, students are bridging generation and communication gaps in the county. Drama Teacher Barbara Be…
Before Charlottesville, Before Charleston, Before Ferguson: NativeDrama allows opportunity to gain understanding. NOW BOOKING: Native dramatizes the friendship and collaboration between Paul Green and Richard Wright. The authors are brought together to adapt Wright’s novel, Native Son for Broadway. In 1941 Paul Green is a UNC professor and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright who is also known for The Lost Colony. Richard Wright is the controversial author of Native Son, a groundbreaking work on the systemic discrimination of African-Americans. Green and Wright forge a deep respect for each other. Yet, in a heated discussion over a single page of their Broadway script, they argue about who has the right to tell the story of race, politics and social class. Ultimately the revelations dissolve their friendship in spite of their common goal to affect social change. EbzB Productions’ Native is based on the true story of Green and Wright’s collaboration. This event hopes to inspire audiences …