Spices: Black Joy & Black Pain. A Collection of Monologues and Poems by Black Artists, will be performed live on Zoom Sunday afternoon, September 13th at 2:00 pm. This free performance is the first in a series of online programs developed by PMTC’s Educational Outreach Program. More detailed information on these new programs will be discussed in the September newsletter. In this present issue, we feature three of the actors who will be performing in the September 13th production.
Marvin Joseph Bowser
Marvin is a native Washingtonian, a retired defense intelligence professional and a photographer. He holds a BS/BA in International Business from the American University and an MA in Telecommunications from George Washington University. Mr. Bowser studied acting at the Studio Acting Conservatory in Washington DC. His theatre credits includes The Land of Promiscuity by Sherryle Kiser and A Heart’s Cry by C. Joi Bradley. Film credits include DC Noir, directed by George Pelecanos and LoveDotCom: The Social Experiment by Charneice Fox-Richardson. Mr. Bowser will be doing readings from Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and Radio Golf by August Wilson.
PATRICIA WILLIAMS DUGUEYE
Patricia Williams Dugueye is an actor, commercial print model, voice artist and writer. Stage credits includes the Vagina Monologues, Rose in Fences, a band member in Sportaculture, Serena in Porgy, and various characters in Spoon River Anthology. She was a minister’s wife in Multitude of Mercies, a BET film addressing prejudices against people with HIV. Other films include Trigger Effect, Sara, and Lethal Force. She is currently working on a poetry book and developing plays about historical women. Ms. Dugueye is also an environmental activist and advocate. She is performing monologues from Happy Ending by Douglas Turner Ward and Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock.
Vincent is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he received a BA degree in psychology, and Howard University where he received an MA degree in Communication Arts. In addition, he studied classical piano and music composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music and acting at the Studio Acting Conservatory in Washington, DC. His work also includes independent films and training videos. An exhibit at the Freedom House Museum in Alexandria includes his portrayal of abolitionist Solomon Northup. Vincent is also a playwright, musician, and composer and enjoys writing poetry, children’s stories and comedy. He will be doing readings from Two Trains Running by August Wilson and Blues for Mr. Charlie by James Baldwin.
This FREE performance, part of the Peace Mountain Theatre Company Educational Outreach Program, will air on Zoom at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Sept 13.
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