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Upstage Co-Producer and CharPo Contributor Sarah Deshaies spoke with Deborah Forde, Black Theatre Workshop YouthWorks Program Director. Below is an abridged version of the interview edited by Estelle Rosen, CharPo Editor-in-Chief.
UPSTAGE: Could you give us a synopsis about the program and how it’s changed for this year’s session?
at the end of the program both groups come together and create a full production, allowing an audience to see their work
UPSTAGE: No matter where they are in the broad age range 16-30, what is the thing that’s most needed for someone looking to become professional?