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Fetch Clay, Make Man Published

My play, Fetch Clay, Make Man has just been released domestically and internationally on Overlook Press. Purchase book here:

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Mellon Foundation Residency Renewed!

    I am honored to received a renewal on the Andrew W. Mellon Residency at the Dallas Theater Center.  The renewal will allow me to create more plays and musicals, continue to initiate programs and initiatives, and further engage the communities that reside in Dallas, Texas.  In the first three years I was able […]

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The ATL

Always happy to spend time in Atlanta, where culture is king-where else can you get vegan soulfood and raw southern cuisine that taste heck good?  (Ok maybe in Brooklyn too).  By chance two of my works where being produced and performed at the same time-my Play Fetch Clay, Make Man at True Colors, and at […]

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STEEL HAMMER WITH SITI COMPANY

I am thrilled to  be a part of this very special collaboration.  Steel Hammer, a mythological, fantastical deconstruction of the tale of John Henry, is being created by Ann Bogart and SITI Company, the Bang on the Can Orchestra, and four playwrights-Carl Hancock Rux, Kia Corthron, Regina Taylor and me.  The piece premiered to sold […]

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Reflections on Blessing The Boats: The Remix

As I sit here in my hotel room, on the morning of the last performance of “Blessing the Boats: The Remix,” I can’t help to think back on this experience, and how much it has moved me to be a part of it. It was 18 months ago when I got a call about being […]

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TEDx

Just released-my presentation at the TEDx Conference last year. Here it is!

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Blessing The Boats: The Remix

Brother Sekou Sundiata was a phenomenal Harlem poet, playwright, composer, and educator who touched the lives of many through his works and his life. 4 months of poetry, music, and the remounting of his poetic dramas will be going down from now to October. I am thankful to be a part of “blessing the boats: […]

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NEW YORK PREMIERE ANNOUNCED

This fall, we will bring my play “Fetch Clay, Make Man” to New York for it’s  premiere.  The drama explores the true but little known friendship between a young Muhammad Ali and old school screen actor Stepin Fetchit.  For more info, see the announcement in the New York Times here. Will Power

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D Magazine Article

It was such a joy to work with these amazing playwrights-the finalists in the 11th annual TECO Competition.  I’m looking forward to future opportunities to mentor writers and help foster platforms for new plays to be seean and heard. Will Power See Article Here:

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Will Power Becomes Playwright in Residence @ Dallas Theatre Center

Wanted to share the news with everyone-I have just received an amazing grant from the Mellon Foundation, and now am the Playwright in Residence/Senior Staff for The Dallas Theatre Center. Three years of learning and influencing artistic policy, three full productions of 3 of my works including a world premiere, and the opportunity to engage […]

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