GETTING PLAYED: 5th Annual Symposium on Equity in the Entertainment Industry and Awards

March 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Black Community Services Center

FREE and open to the public.

The 5th annual Getting Played Symposium will kick off with a Saturday morning networking breakfast followed by an inspiring keynote by Lili Bernard, a Cuban-born, Los Angeles-based multimedia artist who made recent headlines as a Bill Cosby accuser. Dr. Kathleen Tarr – Getting Played producer and founder – will moderate a discussion with Bernard and panelists Jeff Adachi (Public Defender of the City and County of San Francisco), Brad Erickson (Executive Director, Theatre Bay Area), A-lan Holt (Interim Executive Director, Institute for Diversity in the Arts), Jeffrey Lo (Casting Director, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley), and Danielle Stagger (Vice President BLACKstage, Ram’s Head Committee Chair on Diversity and Representation). Concluding the Symposium will be awards presentations to honorees Regina Evans, Kimberly Mohne Hill, Shirley Smallwood, Valerie Weak, and Stanford’s own Cameron Woods for their commitment to equity in the entertainment industry. P. Jay Sidney will receive a posthumous award for his relentless efforts during the second half of the 20th century to rid Hollywood of its de facto segregation.

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Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR), Institute for Diversity in the Arts
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