Jeanine Tesori Joins Broadway Advocacy Coalition for New Course at Columbia University | Playbill

Industry News Jeanine Tesori Joins Broadway Advocacy Coalition for New Course at Columbia University Apply today for the week-long workshop that teaches artists to use their work for change.
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Broadway Advocacy Coalition and Columbia Law School will offer a week-long workshop course in January 2019 entitled The Theater of Change: Building the Capacity for Impact through Artistry, Law, and Activism.

Britton Smith (Be More Chill, Shuffle Along), Ben Wexler (2018 Jonathan Larson Grant finalist), Zhailon Levingston, Columbia Law School professor and director of the Center for Institutional and Social Change Susan Sturm created the course, which will run January 14–19, 2019. Tony-winning composer Jeanine Tesori will guest lecture.

Applications are now open to Broadway artists and members of the New York theatre community from the fields of performing, writing, directing, design, and more. To find out more about the course, interested applicants can attend an informational session November 19.

The week will focus on issues of educational and criminal justice and how the arts, policy, and individuals can create work towards change.

To apply, or for more information about the course and informational session, click here.

Broadway Advocacy Coalition is a group of Broadway artists “committed to building the capacity of advocates, students, artists, organizations and communities to use the arts as an integral part of their social change work.” The Center for Institutional and Social Change is housed at Columbia Law School and has been a catalyst for systemic evolution.

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