Ben Guillory

Jermaine Alexander Joins Robey Theatre Company Salute to Paul Robeson

Reflecting deeply on his experience and appreciation for The Robey Theatre Company, professional videographer, director, film editor, and American actor Jermaine Alexander tells us a little about himself, and why he believes that we all should be interested in attending or supporting a milestone event that will take place this coming Sunday, April 9th, in honor of the late Paul Robeson.

The Robey Theatre Company Awakens the Past, Present, and Future

In terms of film and television, we are living in a time where the brilliance and creativity of Black people seems to be flourishing in this country. With blockbuster films and high television ratings, African-American creatives are making significant impact in Hollywood.  However, an often-forgotten black tradition is in theatre arts.  Historically, the black theatre community has always, consistently impacted the community; and, very often sparking movements leading to social action and change.

Towards the Mountaintop: Commemorating Dr. King

“Towards the Mountaintop: Commemorating Dr. King” is a live stage event to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s passing and the 55th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Ben Guillory & The Robey Theatre Co. Present “History Detectives”

Through “History Detectives”, renown actor, director and co-Founder of the Robey Theatre Company, Ben Guillory is encouraging the community to “Add Your Story” with the possibility of having it adapted into a play.

Following the “History Detectives”, first interest meeting, Guillory, spoke exclusively with the L.A. Sentinel about the importance of having the South Central community get involved in this initiative.

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LA County Board of Supervisors Approves Motion to Enhance Diversity at all Levels of Arts Institutions

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, co-authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, that requires the County Arts Commission to establish an advisory group of diverse arts leaders who will work with arts institutions to develop recommendations for ways to enhance the participation and leadership of individuals from underrepresented communities in the arts. The Commission is to report back to the Board with proposals that would lead to more diverse arts boards, staff, audience members, and programming at appropriate arts institutions.