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Djola Branner (he/him) is an artist/educator/administrator who combines movement, sound and light to create compelling portraits of American life for the stage. His original full-length and one-act dramas give voice to individuals historically absent from the theater, and explore the broad range of identities and cultural experiences that define 21st century America. He is the Director of the School of Theater at George Mason University.

Creating Anti-Racist Theater with Luis Alfaro

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At the place George Mason University occupies, we give greetings and thanksgivings to the Doeg ancestors, the enslaved and rightfully freed African Americans, and the Manahoac, Rappahannock, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, Upper Mattaponi, Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Nansemond, Monacan, Patawomeck, Nottaway, and Piscataway tribes who lovingly stewarded these lands past, present, and future.

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