Storytellers - Building Community Through Art (CD or LA)

Subject associations
THR 313 / AAS 312 / AMS 387 / GSS 453
Spring 2022
Jane F. Cox
Sydne J. Mahone
Registrar description

In this Princeton Challenge course, students will participate in building a relationship between a historically significant Black theater company, Crossroads Theater in New Brunswick, and the university community. Co-taught by Sydne Mahone, Director of play development at Crossroads 1985-1997, students will research the theater through its people and its art, while making the role of women in Black art-making more visible. Students will consider their own role in movements for change, and the role of storytelling as a call to action. Our work will culminate in creative responses and roadmaps for continuing community relationship.

AAS Subfield