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Artists as Activists

Artists are using their voices to speak out on a number of social justices issues. Explore how artists and presenters bring light to otherwise marginalized topics and how, as "change agents," artists can create lasting effects in communities. Engage in a conversation with artists, presenters and artist managers to discuss strategies, challenges and partnerships around the performing arts and social justice.

  • Date:Saturday, Jan. 5
  • Time:2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Room:Hilton Concourse A
  • Session Type:Professional Development
  • Knowledge Level:All Levels
  • Moderator/Facilitator:Kendra Whitlock Ingram, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
  • Tracks:Art‚ Activism and Social Responsibility, Artist Development and Creative Practice
Speakers
Donald Byrd
Spectrum Dance Theater
David Dorfman
David Dorfman Dance / Pentacle
Michael Fox
International Music Network (IMN)
Kendra Whitlock Ingram
Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Arturo O'Farril
Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble