Join us in California May 3-6, 2017!

Dexter Singleton

OTW Committee ~ Breakout Session Leader

Dexter Singleton

OTW Committee ~ Breakout Session Leader

Biography

Mr. Singleton’s career began with the now world renowned Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit as an ensemble member. He went on to graduate from Western Michigan University with a BA in Theatre Performance and Directing in 1998. He is the former Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed Kalamazoo Youth Theatre, a theatre training program for youth ages 10-18, providing touring and professional opportunities. Upon graduation, Dexter was selected as the first Sikorsky Intern at New Haven, CT. Long Wharf Theatre, where as an artistic/education intern. Dexter moved on to found, along with Liz Hinz in 2001, Collective Consciousness Theatre, a New Haven based multicultural theatre company dedicated to creating new American works that inspire social change. With this company, they have performed for over 70,000 in several states across the U.S. Dexter has engaged many organizations and schools across the country with original workshops and programming as a public speaker/trainer in the areas of racism, African American Studies, culture, diversity, team building, and hip hop. Mr. Singleton is a working playwright of six regionally produced works, a director, producer and an actor. Serving as Executive Director of Collective Consciousness Theatre, he is also the Head of Theatre at Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull, CT. and Director of the GHAA Summer Musical Theatre Workshop in Hartford,CT. He is most recently a recipient of the 2014 National Artist Teacher Fellowship.

All session by Dexter Singleton

Youth Theatre and Activism

11:45-13:00
BRT School of Theater Room 1