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By Samm-Art Williams

Directed by Ron Himes

Presented on Vimeo April 15 - April 25, 2021

BWW Previews: HOME at The Black Rep

HOME Presented Virtually by The Black Rep

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its season of virtual programming with a mainstage production of HOME, a moving love story by American Playwright and screenwriter Samm-Art Williams. Read More

Hazelwood East student learns from Black Rep theater veterans

By Sylvester Brown Jr.

The St. Louis American

Photo by Jennifer Sarti / The St. Louis American

 

   Kennedy Jenkins at her home on Mar. 30,  2021. She is currently taking classes in visualization and improv and talked about how much she enjoys the improv.

 
Kennedy Jenkins had a bit of trouble with the tongue-twister she practices at home. The 15-yearold, grade 9, Hazelwood East student has been involved in the Black Rep’s six-week Summer Performing Arts Program for the past four years.Children, ages 8-17, receive instructions in acting, movement, voice, writing, creative costume crafts and more. More
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