Giving Flowers: A Special Black History Month Episode
ALLIANCE THEATRE PODCAST: AN EXPLORATION OF THEATER AND THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE IT HAPPEN.
In this special episode Maya Lawrence and Aierelle Jacob discuss the importance of celebrating Black artists this month and every month.
Maya Lawrence (she/her) is the founding Allyship Program Director and a Resident Artist at the Alliance Theatre. She is a NYC born- Atlanta based artist and activist, specializing in theater, performance, and poetry. She uses her superpowers of creativity, curiosity, and compassion to develop the Allyship Program for youth and families, corporations, and organizations in pursuit of becoming the most authentic, empathetic versions of themselves. As a proud Spelman College alumna, Maya is on a mission to liberate the world through art using love to light the path.
Aierelle Jacob is a proud administrator in the Arts Education field and has been working at the Alliance Theatre for almost five years. She's thrilled to have found a place where she can combine her passion for both theater and education. A former Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher, she has a fierce dedication to making sure every student, no matter their socioeconomic background, circumstances, or zip code, has access to high-quality arts education. Aierelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama from Spelman College and a Master of Arts degree in Arts Administration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is a proud wife and toddler mom.
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