ST. LOUIS, MO (May 9, 2016) – The Scene Shop will begin presenting a series of panel discussions on diversity in St. Louis theatre. The first panel, “Race in the Theatre: How to Reflect Our Community On and Off the Stage,” will take place on June 15 at 7:00 PM at The Marcelle, 3310 Samuel Shepard Dr, St. Louis, 63103.

Join us for the first of several panel discussions on diversity in St. Louis theatre. We will be talking with actors and directors from around the community about race in the theatre. Be prepared for a frank discussion of the successes and failings of theatre to represent the totality of St. Louis within the community. We will also explore how we fix these failings and what we can do even better than we already do.

Panelists include: Assistant Professor for Applied Theatre at Fontbonne University Adam Flores; local actor Kevin Corpuz; artistic director of R-S Theatrics Christina Rios; and local actress Jeanitta Perkins.

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