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Monday, Feb. 26, 2024 | 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Shá Cage - A Moment of Silence: Struggle, Survival, and Joy

Performance artist and poet Shá Cage ‘95 has been called a leader of her generation.

Accompanied by poet & media maker E.G. Bailey, the evening will feature Cage's highly engaging signature storytelling and spoken word that centers the complexity of Blackness.

Shá Cage  is a renaissance artist, poet, director and producer of theater and film. Her work has taken her across the U.S. to Tokyo, Osaka, South Africa, Mali, England, Bosnia, Toronto, Sweden, Vancouver, and Berlin. She has been called a change-maker and one of the leading artists of her generation. She also writes plays and poetry and has experienced a successful career as an award winning actor. Recent directing credits include: Jaclyn Backhaus’ Men on Boats, Michael John Garces’ 36 Yesses,  Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody, Joselyn Bioh's African School Girls, and Bob Marley's Three Little Birds, adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt. Recent films include: the feature documentary for PBS/TPT titled Underbelly that spotlights healing and activism in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, Kiss the Tiger's Grown Ass Woman, horror short, You're Home Now, and At the Corner of Experimental Doc series.  

Please RSVP to attend the reception.   

Contact: [email protected]

Audience: Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students

Admission: Free

Free food: Available for students

Listed under: Alumni Events, Campus Events, Featured Events, Front Page Events, Lectures and Speakers


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