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Nataki Garrett

 

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[Chicago, 2017]
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Anthony Chisholm, Edgar Dobie, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Nija Okoro and Nataki Garrett  Photo

Anthony Chisholm, Edgar Dobie, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Nija Okoro and Nataki Garrett

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09/20/2019
Nataki Garrett and Nija Okoro  Photo

Nataki Garrett and Nija Okoro

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09/20/2019
Nataki Garrett and Seema Sueko  Photo

Nataki Garrett and Seema Sueko

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09/20/2019
The company of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s â€Ĺ"Jefferson’s Garden,†Photo

The company of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s â€Ĺ"Jefferson’s Garden,” directed by Nataki Garrett at Ford’s Theatre. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

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01/25/2018
Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker and Director Nataki Garrett (both seated) with the  Photo

Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker and Director Nataki Garrett (both seated) with the design team of â€Ĺ"Jefferson’s Garden” at Ford’s Theatre. Second Row (L to R): Jennifer L. Nelson (Dramaturgy), Ivania Stack (Costume Design), Anne Nesmith (Hair and

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01/25/2018

 

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Nataki Garrett News

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES Photo Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe The 1491s and directed by Eric Ting, is presented with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Between Two Knees will be performed May 12–June 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

One-Week Extension Announced for Dominique Morisseau's CONFEDERATES Photo One-Week Extension Announced for Dominique Morisseau's CONFEDERATES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the New York premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Confederates, directed by Stori Ayers to April 24. The production, running in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street, New York), opened March 27.

THE GREEN ROOM WITH NADIA BROWN to Premiere on Ovation TV Photo THE GREEN ROOM WITH NADIA BROWN to Premiere on Ovation TV
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

Be An #ArtsHero/Arts Workers United has announced a partnership with Ovation TV, America’s premiere arts network, to debut The Green Room with Nadia Brown, a five-part original comedic journalism series celebrating and exploring the creative economy.

Creative Teams and Casts Announced For 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Photo Creative Teams and Casts Announced For 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

The imminent start of the 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival season—Artistic Director Nataki Garrett’s first full season—marks a celebratory return to repertory producing. The 2022 lineup features eight on-stage plays and musicals, from classic Shakespeare to works by some of today’s most exciting playwrights.

Portland Opera Presents The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Opera THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE Photo Portland Opera Presents The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Opera THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022

Portland Opera continues the 2021/22 season with The Central Park Five, composed by Anthony Davis with a libretto by Richard Wesley. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2020, The Central Park Five is set in New York City in the late 80s—when five Black and Latino teenagers were falsely accused of rape and assault and coerced into confession. Their high-profile case spiraled out of control, turning the accused, and their families, into victims of prejudice and grave injustice.  

OPERA America Awards Opera Grants For Women Stage Directors And Conductors Photo OPERA America Awards Opera Grants For Women Stage Directors And Conductors
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

OPERA America has announced the recipients of the 2022 Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors. The program incentivizes companies to hire women in these key artistic roles in order to enrich the production and performance of new operas and works from the inherited repertoire; introduce audiences to the talent and insight of new artists, and inspire future generations of creative artists who identify as women. 

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words to Present FILMS FOR THE PEOP Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words to Present FILMS FOR THE PEOPLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2022

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words are partnering to produce Films for the People (previously titled Plays for the People), supported by the Black Seed Fund and co-presented with Stellar (Jim McCarthy, Co-Founder/CEO).

VIDEO: Be An #ArtsHero Testifies Before Congress Photo VIDEO: Be An #ArtsHero Testifies Before Congress
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

The hearing gathered artists and creative workers led by Carson Elrod, co-founder of Be An #ArtsHero/Arts Workers United, to testify on the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their industry and ways that Congress can better support the creative economy moving forward.  

Be An #ArtsHero Will Testify Before Congress Photo Be An #ArtsHero Will Testify Before Congress
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022

Be An #ArtsHero / Arts Workers United is proud to announce its co-founder Carson Elrod will testify in a Congressional House Hearing before the Small Business Committee (SBC) chaired by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07) on the Arts and Culture Sector titled “The Power, Peril, and Promise of the Creative Economy.” 

Portland Opera To Receive $30,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts Photo Portland Opera To Receive $30,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022

Portland Opera has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the company's upcoming production of The Central Park Five.

Nataki Garrett Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. An uproarious and frank play, the acclaimed Chicago-based cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin /Sosa/Dominican Dude) with Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O'Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman). Below, check out an interview with playwright Aziza Barnes as she talks about BLKS!

Video: Steppenwolf Announces BLKS SALON SERIES VideoVideo: Steppenwolf Announces BLKS SALON SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2017

In conjunction with the world premiere of BLKS by acclaimed poet/playwright Aziza Barnes this December, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has collaborated with Barnes to bring a beautiful lineup of Black artists, queer artists, women-identified artists, artists of color and their communities to Steppenwolf's LookOut Series. The BLKS Salon Series celebrates the themes and conversations sparked by Barnes's play an ingenious portrait of a day in the life of four young black women in New York City.