For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf
As a choreopoem, the piece is a series of 20 separate poems choreographed to music that weaves interconnected stories of love, empowerment, struggle and loss into a complex representation of sisterhood. The cast consists of seven nameless African-American women only identified by the colors they are assigned. They are the lady in red, lady in orange, lady in yellow, lady in green, lady in blue, lady in brown, and lady in purple. Subjects from rape, abandonment, abortion and domestic violence are tackled.
Awards and Recognition:
Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
Certificate of Merit in Direction, Ensemble and Costume Design
This production was selected for possible consideration to travel to the KCACTF Region II Festival
This production was produced soley by students, the cast, crew and creative team were all students.
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Written by Ntzaoke Shange
Directed by: Nigel Semaj
Stage Managed by Nathan Kaczmarek
Scenic Design by: Paul Sweet
Lighting Design by: Victoria Ashmore
Costume Design by: Kati Stankovich
Choreography by Brittany Wynn and Nigel Semaj.
Sound Design by: Christopher Hoffman
April 8-11, 2015
Mary L. Welch Theatre
Cast: Asha Bryant, Hershey Millner, Shannon Goodman, Jetta Harrison, Jade Tankard, Cinnamin Quattlebaum, Yvette Brown