Author Shavonne T. Coleman

Shavonne T. Coleman

Shavonne T. Coleman is a performing artist, writer, and director from Detroit, MI. In recent years she has been a Teaching Artist for VSAMI, Cross Town Theatre, and Mosaic Youth theatre of Detroit as well as the founder of Acting O.U.T. a creative arts development organization in Detroit. She has a MFA from Eastern Michigan University for Applied Drama/Theatre for the Young. In 2013, Shavonne traveled to S. Korea to direct a Youth Theatre performance at the Zoom Theatre in Seoul. She is interested in cultivating an interest in theatre and the arts in urban areas. Her passion is to create opportunities for the arts to be incorporated not only as entertainment but as practice and exploration of life’s questions and answers.

  • Notes From the Field 10.29.19

    Demanding a Place Hidden Heroes Commanding Space in TYA

  • Interview 03.03.19

    Cultivating a Community Without Borders The 2019 LTC TYA Sin Fronteras Festival and Convening

  • Editorial 10.15.18

    Representation Isn’t a Bouquet of Strategy—It Takes Cultivation

  • Editorial 03.07.18

    Why TYA Theatres Should Pay Attention to “Black Panther” Success in Movie Theaters