Experience the best in southern hospitality as you enjoy the premier cultural arts experience showcasing theatres, colleges, organizations, professional artists, and scholars dedicated to preserving and advancing the artistic legacy of the African Diaspora.
Over the past ten years SBTF has been privileged to honor and feature a host of celebrity guests including: Douglas Turner Ward (co-founder of the Negro Ensemble Company), Keith David (star of Greenleaf), Irma P. Hall (star of Soul Food), Hawthorne James (star of The Five Heartbeats), Giovanni Samuels (star of The Suite Lie of Zack & Cody), Dui Jarrod (creator of BET Web Series Brooklyn Blue Sky), Eugene Lee (star of Women of Brewster Place), John O'Neal (founder of Junebug Productions); Curtis King (founder of The Black Academy of Arts & Letters), Anthony Bean (founder of the Anthony Bean Theatre), Carol Bebelle (Ashe' Cultural Art Center), Dr. Ava Brewster Turner (founder of Upstage Theater), Dr. Alex Marshall (founder of Omni Artiste).
SBTF honors the decade of creativity that we have presented on the local, state, and national levels. Some of the wonderful productions, theatre companies, and staged readings honored over the years include: A Black Woman Speaks, For Colored Girls, When Passion Dies, Day of Absence, The Colored Museum, CROWNS, Louisiana Women Originals, Spring Chickens, Hair Anthem, Crow's Feet, Mahogany Ensemble Theatre, Extenstions of Excellence, Upstage Theatre, Angels of Faith Theatrical Ministries, Cloud Nine Productions, Vison 3 Productions, La'Elite Players, Jeslyn Productions
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