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Xposure Magazine covers Yellow Dream Productions' Founder Cassandra Powell

Cassandra Powell



Mission

Yellow Dream's mission is to create thought-provoking, original artistic productions that illuminate the intricate stories of the black experience and inspire a movement towards cultural empowerment and social change.


What We Do

Yellow Dream Productions creates, promotes and produces original theatre productions for local and national theaters.  Through creatively imaginative and revolutionary theatre, Yellow Dream seeks to educate, enlighten and empower diverse audiences.  Yellow Dream also serves as a platform for aspiring artists to pursue their artistic dreams and showcase their talents in professional productions.

 

Cassandra is a writer, actress, poet and activist.  Theatre credits include the Off-Off Broadway hit, Indigo, Blood Water and Storyville Blues.  Her theatre productions have premiered Off-Off-Broadway and to sold-out audiences in Atlanta and Virginia.  Also, her literary works, which include a montage of period pieces, have garnered national recognition being selected twice for the Midtown International Theatre Festival in New York, the National Black Theatre Festival, DC Black Theatre Festival and the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival. 


Born in Atlanta and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, Cassandra has always had a passion for activism working as a news writer intern on Capitol Hill in D.C., she published several news articles spreading awareness of community issues in the area.  She has also worked at the Governor's Office in Atlanta promoting the voter registration campaign and participated as a scholar for the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University.  Through her theatre company, Yellow Dream Productions, Cassandra continues to use her love for the arts  to push the movement for social change.



 

 

 

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