Black art must be more than a niche on Memphis’ cultural landscape

By , Guest Columnist Updated: January 02, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 02, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Ekundayo Bandele

Ekundayo Bandele founded Hattiloo Theatre, a nonprofit black repertory theater, in Memphis in 2006.  He is chairman of the board of Memphis Brand and serves on the board of directors of Memphis Tourism and Overton Park Conservancy.

For the new decade, Hattiloo Theatre is renewing its vow to amplify the voice of the African American community within the arts community, and doubling down on that effort by investing more in developing artists.


Hattiloo Theatre Ekundayo Bandele Katori Hall Jiréh Breon Holder


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