Entertainment Industry Talks Pride

(released 6/13/2014)

In celebration of Pride Week in NYC and to further the conversation of local entertainment industry jobs, the National Black Theatre will welcome the public to a free talk in hopes of bringing African American SGL/LGBTQ entertainment entrepreneurs, professionals, directors, and producers together. The event, being held on Monday, June 23rd, is open to anyone who is interested in obtaining more insight into the entertainment industry opportunities in New York.

"Made in NY": Flipping the Script - The Next Chapter of SGL/LGBTQ Portrayal in the Media will be presented by the NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment working in partnership with Global Pride Business Coalition, The National Black Theatre, Global Network of Black Pride and Harlem Pride. The talk is scheduled for 7:00p.m. and the credited guests Q&A will follow:

Yoruba Richen, Director and Producer (The New Black)
Stanley Bennett Clay, Director/Producer (You Are Not Alone)
Shari Carpenter, Director (Wonder) & Script Supervisor (American Gangster)

Space is limited. RSVP by Wednesday June 18.
RSVP to events@media.nyc.gov

The National Black Theatre
2031 5th Avenue at 125th Street
New York, NY 10035

Subway: 2,3 train to 125th St
walk North up Lenox Ave (Malcolm X Blvd)
Theatre between 125th and 126th streets

If you are unable to attend, the event will be filmed for broadcast on NYC life (Channel 25) and available at nyc.gov/vod.

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