A graduate of Florida A&M University, Anyabwelé launched Black Girl Speaks Productions while teaching Language Arts at Sakkara Youth Institute, an African centered private school located in Tallahassee, FL. Black Girl Speaks Productions was created to serve as a vehicle for artistic expression, explaining the black female experience through raw and unfiltered performances that cover the trials and triumphs particular to this group. The shows authentic content is derived from either the personal experience of Anyabwelé or those close to her.
Nearly a decade later, Anyabwelé has traveled all over the country performing Black Girls Speaks to diverse audience members eager to develop an in-depth understanding of this unique perspective. “More than a show, this is a movement,” proclaims the playwright. As CEO and Artistic Director of Black Girl Speaks Productions, Anyabwelé has been successful in nurturing this movement that empowers and humanizes the black female experience by using the personalities of various women to express tales of liberation, triumphs, sisterhood and love, which are the underlying themes of her performances.
On Saturday, January 12th, Black Girl Speaks will arrive in Atlanta, GA as the second stop on the BGS Spread the Word Tour. The performance will be held at Southwest Arts Center located at 915 New Hope Rd. SW Atlanta GA 30331, show starts promptly at 7:00pm. Ticket prices are $30.00 when purchased in advance or $35.00 at the door and special group rates are available. For one night only, Atlanta audience members will be entertained and enlightened by a riveting cast of three main actresses who will perform a myriad of characters interpreting the message through monologues, spoken word, song and dance. “Black Girl Speaks seeks to educate and uplift the general public through a wide range of services and venues. It is our mission to inspire our audience to develop the courage to speak out and express their truth,” says Anyabwelé.
For more information on Black Girls Speaks, please visit http://www.blackgirlspeaks.com.
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