Saturday, November 21, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Facebook Live
In November, the Hollywood Fringe is hosting chats with leaders in the Fringe community and the theatre community at large on Facebook Live as a part of our Creative Workshop Series. Check out our other events, here!
Co-Presented with Calling Up Justice and Claudia Alick, Join Claudia Alick and featured LA based artists for two hours of liberation, elevation, and education. Bring art supplies and your entire selves . There will be song, dance, and powerpoint slides. Expect economic, environmental, disabled, gender, and racial JUSTICE!
Claudia Alick is performer, producer, and inclusion expert. Named by American Theater Magazine as one of 25 theater artists who will shape American Theater in the next 25 years, Alick has served as the founding Artistic Director of Smokin’ Word Productions, is a NY Neofuturist alum, published playwright, recipient of NYC Fresh Fruit directing award, TedXFargo speaker, the Lilla Jewel Award for Women Artists, featured on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and former Community Producer at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. At OSF for ten years she produced events such as “The Green Show”, The Daedalus Project, OSF Open Mics as well as producing/directing audio-plays with OSF such as the Grammy nominated “Hamlet”. Her personal projects include her podcast “Hold On…Wait for it”, vlog “This Week in Cultural Appropriation”, StreetPoetry, and one-person Show “Fill in the Blank” exploring disability and the medical industry. Claudia served on Oregon Arts Leaders in Inclusion, the steering committee of The Ghostlight Project, the steering committee for Black Theater Commons. She is currently managing content with The Crew Revolution black female leadership, serves as Co-president of the board of Network of Ensemble Theater, and the board of NW Arts Streaming Hub, collaborates with the Unsettling Dramaturgy (crip and indigenous international digital colloquium) and is on the advisory councils for the National Disability Theater and Howlround. Claudia Alick serves as founding executive producer of the transmedia social justice company CALLING UP whose projects include Producing in Pandemic, The Every 28 Hours Play, We Charge Genocide TV, The Justice Producers Collaborative, The Justice Quilt, Co-artistic direction of The BUILD Convening, Digital Design of The Festival of Masks, in addition to consulting and advising funders and companies around the country. She is producing performances of justice on stage, online, and in real life.
Calling Up Justice is a transmedia company producing performances of justice online, onstage, and in real life. We facilitate the development and performance of scripts for social justice, connect thought leaders, provide social impact consultation, intersectional inclusive reflection and assessment, and produce trainings. We operate on a model of radical generosity. Projects include creating scripts to combat micro-aggressions and responding to the #metoo moment, developing and distributing scripts to respond to racial inequity, helping an art museum with it’s architectural accessibility, providing institutional assessment, casting consultation, sourcing diverse candidates, dramaturgical support, producing guidance, directing, and providing digital spaces for dynamic resource and idea sharing. Learn more about CALLING UP and Claudia here