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Local productions about race are a ...
Local productions about race are a mixed bag, says Chuck Mike, a theater professor at the University of Richmond, who says the city is behind the times in having a dialogue about race: "This is a place where that conversation is not had as openly or as freely as other places."
directed and co-wrote "Zhe: [noun] undefined," which explores race, sexuality and identity and had its American premiere in Richmond earlier this year.
Now it's being staged by London-based theater company Collective Artistes, where Mike serves as artistic director.
The city's old-money audience is hesitant to support provocative work about race, Mike
says: "They want 'Annie.' They want anything that is far away from the drudgery, from the complications - and I need to say this word - the pain.
"It's raw, it's out there, and the fact that it's playing in Richmond is all the more fascinating," says Mike
, who saw the play in its original Broadway run with none other than Kerry Washington.
...Chuck Mike - Artistic Director
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Chuck Mike, Producer & Director & Artistic Director
...Chuck Mike was born in Brooklyn New York and has lived in Nigeria since 1976.
...Chuck is producer of four festivals/seasons of theatre for Collective Artistes Festival of Theatre Arts Nigeria (CAFTAN).He is founding director of the performance Studio Workshops (Nigeria) and Collective Artistes (Nigeria and UK).His
forte is 'devising' Theatre for Development.Spaces of work range from villages across Southern, Western and Eastern Africa to The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center (USA), West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Royal Court (UK), MUSON Centre
, and The National
(Nigeria).Some of his
main stage credits include: The Gods Are Not to Blame, The Lion and the Jewel, A Raisin in the Sun, Fences, Home, The Crucible, Makbutu (after Macbeth), Tegonni (after Antigone) and Death and the Maiden.
also shares his
off season time with teaching and has taught or conducted workshops at various institutions across the globe some of which include the universities of Ife and Ibadan (Nigeria), Leeds, Oxford and The Royal National
Theatre Studio (UK), Smith College and New York University
(USA) and the University of Toronto
holds an Associate Professorship at the Department of Theatre and Dance, university of Richmond, Virgina, USA.
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