We would like to thank Derek Lee McPhatter for posing such an important question for us last week.
We are excited that this week's guest blogger is Christopher Burris.
Christopher Burris: New York directing credits include Kevin R. Free’s A Raisin in the Salad: Black Plays for White People, which was a FringeNYC 2010 hit. He also directed Dennis A. Allen III’s The Mud is Thicker in Mississippi, a winner in the 2010 Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival. He has directed several short plays for Sticky at the Bowery Poetry Club, including Life's Terms, ... in Which Bishop Eddie Long Loses His Battle with the Demons, and Gaga of the Dead. In addition to a series of staged readings for Freedom Train Productions, (including Derek McPhatter's Bring the Beat Back) he has directed numerous projects for Phare Play, Unconscious Collective and The Fire This Time Festival. He holds a BA from UNC Chapel Hill, and an MFA from UC San Diego. @christopherbnyc