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Black Arts Legacies

The Black Arts Legacies video series highlights the vital role of past and present Black artists in Seattle.

Embracing risk on stage

Actor and director Shermona Mitchell first felt called to the stage because she believed it was a place she could be her full self. Over the past two decades, she has worked on nearly every stage in Seattle, always advocating for equity and access as she makes her indelible contribution to the city’s rich history of Black theater.