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Pan-African Theatre Ensemble Productions 

Griot Ballads - (Parts I-IV), devised production and films, a Scholarly and Creative Activity Award  ​Griot Ballads (Part I),Griot Ballads (Part II)​, ​Griot Ballads (Part III)​, ​Griot Ballads (Part IV)​. Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performance at the Fringe Theatre Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, Summer 2020 (Postponed to August 2022 – Due to COVID-19). 

 

Digital Masks to Africa ​– a devised performance of Cheikh Anta Diop: A Poem for the Living by Mwatabu Okantah. Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble. Opening on March 7, 2019 at 7pm.

 

 

An Echo in the Bone​ by Dennis Scott – Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble, African Community Theatre, ORH Room 230. Opening on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7pm.

​The Purple Flower​ by Marita O. Bonner –Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble, African Community Theatre, ORH Room 230. Thursday-Saturday, March 8, 9, 10, 2018 at 8pm and Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2pm.

Vejigantes​ (Devil Mask) by Francisco Arrivί - Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble, African Community Theatre, ORH 230. Thursday-Saturday, November 16, 17, 18 at 8pm, and Sunday, November 19 at 2pm.

Tahinta!: A Rhythm Play for Children​ by Efua Sutherland, Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. The Pan-African Theatre Ensemble and the Kent State University African Theatre Ensemble, Virginia Hamilton Conference, Kent State University, April 2017.

Venus by Suzan-Lori Parks​. Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble, The African Community Theatre, Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio in March 2017.

Tahinta!: A Rhythm Play for Children by Efua Sutherland​. Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble in collaboration with the Kent State African Ensemble and Musical Director Professor Janine Tiffe, In-the-round, The African Community Theatre, Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio in December 9, 2016 at 7pm.

The Bacchae of Euripides: A Communion Rite​ by Wole Soyinka, Directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson. Performed by The Pan-African Theatre Ensemble, Musical Director Darryl Lewis – Proscenium Arch, The African Community Theatre, Department of Pan-African Studies Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, November 2016.

Festival Coordinator

  • ​ – Workshop and Performances in the African Community Theatre (ACT) Solo Performance Festival – Special Guest, solo performer, poet, playwright, Dr. Mary Weems. Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University, April 2019.

  • Coordinator ​– ​New Black Plays –​ Invitational calling playwrights, theatre artists, and enthusiasts to write and produce new plays about the Black experience - During the Pan-African Festival and Conference, Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University – April 12-15, 2018.

PATE cast for "An Echo in the Bone": Front row - Rasheeda Wahid, Lynda Mwakisha, Alicia Cleveland. 2nd row - J.L. Mooreshine, Madison Ledyard-King. 3rd row - Daylon Hill, Tawandga Howell, Mathew Bowen