This summer (2021), Flint Repertory Theatre is partnering with the Flint Public Art Project to present FLINT MURAL PLAYS. Flint Rep has commissioned 25 new micro audio plays from some of the most exciting playwrights in the country, each play corresponding with a different mural located around the city of Flint.
The FLINT MURAL PLAYS will feature new audio plays from Mando Alvarado (Post No Bills), Hunter Bell (Title of Show) & Ebony Vines, Kyle Clark, singer-songwriter “Danielle Ate The Sandwich”, Destiny Dunn, Rebecca Gilman (Spinning Into Butter), Derek Gregor & Selda Sahin (GRIND), Lauren Gunderson (I and You), Harvey, Kenn Hopkins Jr., Greg Kotis (Urinetown), Jenni Lamb, Craig Lucas (Prelude to a Kiss, Light in the Piazza), Douglas Lyons (Chicken and Biscuits), continued….
At the end of 2020 I had a meeting with the leaders of the Brooklyn-based theater company, Colt Coeur to discuss the possibility of joining their board after I bared witness to their digital production of America V. 2.1: the Sad Demise and Eventual Extinction of the American Negro. That show has never left me and shook me to my very core. The current board of Colt Coeur is expanding and the leaders of the company; Artistic Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Managing Director Bailey Williams are doing the work to create better equity in their theatrical community. I am thrilled to be joining this board and am excited about the future of Colt Coeur! https://www.coltcoeur.org/community
New Life Fellowship Church’s Creatives Roundtable
On Thursday, September 24, 2020 Ebony was honored to be a part of a panel of individuals who identify as creative artists to discuss what it’s like to be a creative during a pandemic. You can watch the discussion below:
The Commercial Theater Institute’s 14-Week program is one of CTI’s most esteemed and exciting courses. Featuring Tony Award-winning producers and distinguished professionals including theater owners, general managers, entertainment attorneys and marketing executives this seminar offers invaluable opportunities to learn and grow as a theater maker of tomorrow.
Among the graduates of CTI’s programs are Kevin McCollum, who produced ”Rent” on Broadway with Jeffrey Seller; Susan Gallin, who produced The Great Comet of 1812, Nick Scandalios, executive vice president of the Nederlander Organization; and Michael Isaacson, a producer of the Tony-winning musical ”Thoroughly Modern Millie.”
Ebony was honored to be featured as February 2020’s Guest writer for the blog Walking In Other People’s Shoes
An artistic event to be held on Thursday, July 11 at 8 PM, Friday, July 12 at 8 PM and Sunday, July 13 at 3 PM at The Cell Theatre. The Women’s Cycle will feature two new plays, desserts, wine and an art installation all created and curated by ….continued
Meet Ebony Vines
Every artist has a unique story. Can you briefly walk us through yours?
I come from a long line of independent, resilient, creative women. My late Mother and maternal Grandmother were both singers in their church choirs and worship teams all of their lives. While I did sing in school choirs, that was not my gift. I began to fall in love with the theater at the age of seven through our church Christmas productions. My Mother was the Music Director and would get the materials for the Christmas musicals early so I’d memorize the songs and choose which character I wanted to be before the other kids even knew what we were doing. continued…