NEW VOICES/NEW VISIONS

Report
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Theater Arts: Actors, Writers, Singers, Dancers…
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Purlie Victorious
Arts in Education
Production held at Rochelle Middle School
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PHILOSOPHY
We believe that in the sharing of our art,
we create a better person, a better
community and a more humane society.
Our Mission
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• To foster collaboration between professional and semiprofessional artists and other individuals to produce quality
cultural events for our community.
• To provide community access to performance and educational
opportunities in theater-related crafts and technology.
• To promote the importance of computer technology
awareness in terms of the arts as well as training and
accessibility to help bridge the digital divide within our
community at large.
• To reflect the cultural diversity of the area and serve underserved populations.
• To entertain and enrich lives for a better community.
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Director of Development
To foster collaboration between professional and
semi-professional artists and other individuals to
produce quality cultural events for our community.
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We Need Love
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To reflect the cultural diversity of the area and serve under-served
populations.
To provide community access to performance and educational opportunities
in theater-related crafts and technology
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Background
Info
In 1993, Ronn Shedrick founded
New Voices/New Visions, in
Kinston, North Carolina where he
held his first summer children
theatre camp with productions of
Ossie Davis' "Purlie Victorious".
Since then, he has produced
and/or directed plays ranging from
"Five on the Black Hand Side", "A
Raisin In The Sun" to "Driving Miss
Daisy.“
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PAST SUPPORT
GRANT FUNDING
CORPORATE SUPPORT
PRODUCTION
Felix Harvey
Foundation
Piggly Wiggly
Five On The Black
Hand Side
North Carolina
Arts Council
Wachovia Bank
Purlie Victorious
Kinston Arts Council
Branch Bank & Trust
Kinston Housing
Authority
H.E. Beech, Realty
We Need Love
Kinston Free Press
Driving Miss Daisy
Award
Artistic Merit
National
Endowment of the
Arts
COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Former Major Buddy Rich
Former Mayor Johnnie Mosley
Former Director of Cultural
Affairs Yale University
Kim Goff-Crews
A Raisin In The Sun
Other Programing
Historical Celebration of
Gospel Music
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AWARD
Artistic
Merit
Under Ronn’s artistic
direction, NV/NV has
received awards of artistic
merit from the National
Endowment for the Arts
through the North
Carolina Arts Council.
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A body of work:
Artistic Producer
T.V. Credits
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Tour of Duty
NYPD
Law and Order
Another World
New Jack City (bit part)
Stage Credits
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre
NYC
If They Come Back, Henry
Fonda Theatre Los Angeles
Driving Miss Daisy, Joslyn
Players, Pasadena, CA
Professional collaboration includes work or
association with Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee,
Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Isaiah
Washington, Avery Brooks, Esther Rolle, Beah
Richards, Yolanda King, George C. Wolfe, Oprah
Winfrey, Dorian Harewood, Pat Boone, Telly
Savalas and the cast of Married With Children.
Joslyn Players 2002/2003 Season
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From the Writer of “Cooley High”
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Manhattan Sunrise
on location Brooklyn, NY
Stage Craft & Design
NEW VOICES/NEW VISIONS
• Thanks for your support!

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