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African American Theater: Acting Techniques and Methods

Guide contains resources about African-American theater. Guide by A J Muhammad.


On this page you can find resources on acting techniques and methods, including those that were developed in the 20th century by influential Black theater artists such as Frank Silvera, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, Ernie McClintock, and Robert MacBeth.


Dr. Barbara Ann Teer

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer (1937-1998) founded the National Black Theatre in Harlem in 1968 and NBT is one of the oldest Black theater companies in New York City. Dr. Teer developed a method of training and performing called "TEER: Technology of the Soul".