BCMN Conference Speaker: Will Power


Will Power is an award-winning playwright and performer. Power’s adaptation of the Greek tragedy Seven Against Thebes, retitled “The Seven,” enjoyed a successful Off-Broadway run at the New York Theater Workshop and The La Jolla Playhouse. His solo show, FLOW, was featured in the Hip Hop Theater Festival before touring nationally and internationally to critical acclaim.

Power’s numerous awards include a United States Artists Prudential Fellowship, a Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, the TGG Peter Zeisler Memorial Award, a Jury Award for Best Theater Performance at HBO US Comedy Arts Festival, a Drama Desk Award nomination, and the Trailblazer Award from The National Black Theater Network.

Powers’ numerous film and television appearances include The Steven Colbert Report (Comedy Central), Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason (PBS). Presently, Power is in the process of developing new works for The Dallas Theater Center, The Center Theater Group in Los Angeles, Hartford Stage, and The Royal Shakespeare Company.

Will Power will be a featured speaker at this year’s Berklee City Music Network Conference in Memphis. To learn more from top leaders in music education, register for the conference here!

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