About the Performance
Teaira Whitehead follows three best friends as they experience the perils of relationships, crime, and racial injustices. Based on real events, Teaira Whitehead is a search for answers that leads to even more complex discoveries. This is the story of finding yourself with the guidance of community while being blinded by a sea of red and blue lights.
Content Warning: References to sexual assault, police brutality, marijuana use, descriptions of violence
Melannie Taylor (she/they) is a playwright dedicated to creating characters with heart and authenticity; holding space and reverence for Black people in America seeking healing and justice. As an artist, Melannie focuses on the intersection of art and activism, and is committed to the inclusion, protection, and upliftment of the black community.