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Sankofa, This Journey: Go Back and Get It

March 24 - 26, 2023
World Premiere


Director Latoya Cameron
Play Dates March 24-26
Running Time TBA
Show Type World Premiere
Cast MUSIC: AMEA Pepper Rose Zaza Historia VanDyke POETS: Andrea Hardeman Youri Young Franque Wynter Storm Jayrod P. Garrett Ashley Finley DANCE: Diane Bahati Shakira Smith VISUAL ARTISTS: Avery Franklin Daney Nelson PANEL DISCUSSION MEDIATOR: Dr. LaShawn Williams
Creative Team

Latoya Cameron* (Director), Wynter Storm (Script Curator), Jayrod P. Garrett (Script Curator), Franque Bains (Script Curator) Erik Reichert (Set Designer), David Smith (Lighting Designer), Tarha Veasley (Stage Manager), Jennie Sant* (Production Stage Manager). The poster for Sankofa, This Journey: Go Back and Get It was designed by Avery Franklin.

Other Notes *Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

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SLAC is proud to present Sankofa, This Journey: Go Back and Get It, featuring the artists of UBLAC, the Utah Black Artists Collective. Through a compilation of spoken word, music, dance and visual art, you will be taken on a journey about reclaiming self-identity and black liberation. Come be a part of this celebration!

View the View the Sankofa, This Journey: Go Back and Get It Program here.  More information on the individual artists may be found on this web page under "Cast" and in their bios in the program.

Community Production Partners

UBLAC Utah Black Artists Collective presents African American artists and their work throughout the state of Utah. Promoting diversity in the arts by supporting Black artists, musicians, dancers, and creatives, also mentoring and encouraging youth to share their unique voices through creativity.