August Wilson Center Announces 2011-12 Lineup

By Carter, Alice T | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 21, 2011 | Go to article overview

August Wilson Center Announces 2011-12 Lineup


Carter, Alice T, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


On Tuesday, the August Wilson Center revealed an ambitious season of arts programming that shifts the organization's focus from presenter to producer.

While continuing to bring in some national and international artists and events, the center will concentrate during the 2011-12 season on creating works that showcase the talents of its three resident companies -- the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble, the recently formed August Wilson Theatre Ensemble and the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra.

Pittsburgh is an epicenter for greatness in the arts, says Andre Kimo Stone Guess, the president and CEO of the August Wilson Center, who cites artists such as August Wilson, Romare Bearden, Ahmad Jamal and Mary Lou Williams who began here and went on to have national and international careers.

"We are in service to art. But you cannot have a thriving arts scene if local artists are starving or leaving town," Guess says. "We want to start a local ecology of arts ... so that the next Bearden or Jamal does not have to leave town."

Among the projects planned for the 2011-12 season are:

"From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden" (July 15- Sept. 12) and "Romare Bearden: The Last Years, Photography by Frank Stewart" (July 15-October), "From Process to Print" displays more than 75 lithographs, etchings, screen prints and related works created over 30 years that reveal Bearden's explorations that went beyond his better-known collages and photomontages. …

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