Enhance Your Culture of DEI with an Interactive Creative Workshop Led by Women Artists of Color
Get inspired and creative with your team in this interactive workshop that will provide performance opportunities for women artists of color.
1.5 hours
Online
2 to 20
English
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Best to book 2 weeks in advance
Content Warning: This experience contains topics that might be difficult to discuss.
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What you’ll do

Looking to enhance your team’s work culture and internal diversity? Curious about how to elevate the voices of people of color, women, and other marginalized people in the workplace? Bring your team together for some artistic self-expression in this virtual workshop that will lead you through creating a poem, monologue, song, or dance.

This 90-minute workshop, led by an award-winning theater artist, incorporates performance, discussion, and an interactive activity to highlight how amplifying and listening to diverse voices fosters empathy and helps create change in the workplace and beyond.

The agenda for this experience is as follows:

  • While You Wait – 5 minutes
  • Introduction, Representation, Empathy, Change – 5 minutes
  • Live Performances Featuring Women Artists of Diverse Backgrounds – 20 minutes
  • Performer Q&A – 10 minutes
  • Break - 5 minutes
  • Activity Introduction – 5 minutes
  • Breakout Room Interviews: How are you feeling today? What's on your mind? – 5 minutes
  • Breakout Room Writing: Create a Poem, Monologue, Song, or Dance – 10 minutes
  • Sharing – 20 minutes
  • Closing – 5 minutes

 

This workshop will yield a richer experience for smaller groups. Large groups can be accommodated but not all participants may be able to share following the interactive activity. The workshop is intended to include all art forms and does not require any preparation or artistic experience. Come prepared to listen, respond, and creatively share!

What else you should know

  • During the school year, this experience may only be available in the evenings on weekdays depending on the organization's availability.
  • This experience will be conducted over Zoom. Before the event you will receive a link for the call. Participants will be encouraged to have their cameras on during the experience.

How you’ll make an impact

Black Communities
Arts & Culture
Women & Girls
LGBTQ+
Your contribution will create paid work opportunities for woman-identified artists of color and community programming for diverse audiences.

This social enterprise is an award-winning organization that empowers women of color through education and the arts while addressing social, racial, and feminist issues. They create opportunities for women of color and other BIPOC of marginalized genders in theater, visual art, comedy, music, dance, and other media. The organization offers woman-identified creators a unique platform to tell their stories and perform work written for them, by women like them, or even themselves—an elusive level of realness they call "authentic representation."

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