9am: Registration with coffee and light breakfast (INTS 1111)

9:45am: Welcome (INTS 1113)

9:55am-10:55am: Session 1 – “Actors, Directors, and Producers on the Ground” (INTS 1113)

  • Snehal Desai (East West Players)
  • Elizabeth Frances (“The Son,” AMC)
  • DeLanna Studi (And So We Walked)
  • Moderator: Kimberly Guerrero (UC Riverside)

11:05am-12:05pm: Session 2 – “Toward Theories of Casting” (INTS 1113)

  • Brandi Wilkins Catanese (UC Berkeley)
  • Brian Eugenio Herrera (Princeton University)
  • Dorinne Kondo (USC)
  • Moderator: Donatella Galella (UC Riverside)

12:15pm-1:15pm: Session 3 – “State of the Field: Actors of Color on/off Stage and Screen” (INTS 1113)

  • Ana-Christina Ramón (UCLA)
  • Nancy Wang Yuen (Biola University)
  • Monica White Ndounou (Dartmouth College)
  • Moderator: Katherine Kinney (UC Riverside)

1:15pm-2:15pm: Luncheon (INTS 1111)

2:30pm-4:20pm: Performance of Marisol by José Rivera(Studio Theatre, ARTS 113)

  • Director: Makeda Kumasi

4:25pm-4:55pm: Post-performance Talkback (Studio Theatre, ARTS 113)

  • Moderator: Brian Eugenio Herrera (Princeton University)

5pm-6pm: Reception (INTS 1111)


Photo Credit: La Cage – Michael Lamont