"Beyond Orientalism: The Forum"
On May 2, 2016, The Asian American Arts Alliance, Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC), Theatre Communications Group, and Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts in association with Fordham University Theatre Program and Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center held a Forum with prominent Theatre Leaders to discuss the ongoing pervasiveness of the use of yellowface and brownface in the American Theatre.
Nelson T. Eusebio III, Director
Mia Katigbak, Actor & Artistic Producing Director, National Asian American Theater Company (NAATCO)
James C. Nicola, Artistic Director, New York Theatre Workshop
Neil Pepe, Director & Artistic Director, Atlantic Theater Company
Randy Skinner, Director & Choreographer
Alexis Soloski, Theatre Critic
Lloyd Suh, Playwright
David Wannen, Executive Director, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players
Chay Yew, Playwright, Director & Artistic Director, Victory Gardens
Carmen Morgan, Founder and Director, artEQUITY