The Department of Theatre Arts will be hosting a speaker’s series with theatre professionals from across the country. Topics of discussion will include stage management, intimacy choreography, all-abilities theatre, racial inequalities in the arts, project management, and much more. The format of the series will be an informal discussion led by members of the Theatre Department, allowing for participants to guide the conversation and ask questions.
Saira Yasmin is an actor and organizer. Her path has been far from linear with a background in community organizing, international philanthropy, global education, and social justice theatre. She is an abolition feminist and passionate agitator committed to racial justice and liberation for all. Creativity and collaboration are among two of her core values on which she builds her life's work.