Featuring Hermitage Fellows James Anthony Tyler and Lisa E. Harris

Friday, December 3 @ 5:00pm

Hermitage Artist Retreat, 6660 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, FL 34223
(Also Available via Live-Stream)

Presented in partnership with Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Resilient Retreat

Whether connecting to your breath, or the ground you stand on, or a new companion on a train, Hermitage Fellows Lisa E. Harris and James Anthony Tyler will share art and experiences that illuminate how we connect with the world around us. Opening with a reflective exploration from Lisa E. Harris, the evening continues with a selection from James Anthony Tyler’s original play for Audible, Hop ThA A. The connections between these two unique and extraordinary artists provide the starting point for a discussion to conclude the program.

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Lisa E. Harris is a trained classical voice and opera singer who uses voice, movement, text, and new media to explore healing in performance. The Huffington Post named her “One of Fourteen Artists that are Transforming Opera.” Harris performed at the 52nd Venice Biennale and is a featured vocalist on the Grammy-nominated album All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller. James Anthony Tyler received a Horton Foote Playwriting Award and was the staff writer for Cherish the Day, a show created by Selma film director Ava DuVernay for the OWN Network.

At: Hermitage Artist Retreat

6660 Manasota Key Road
Englewood FL, 34223

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