“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.”
- Vanessa Bell Calloway in Letters From Zora
"Our music in our time"
- SouthSide Symphony
"My body holds the science, my mind the memories, and my spirit the energy of the community."
- Jade Solomon in Black Like Me: Exploration of the Word Nigger
WACO has partnered with Newark Symphony Hall (NSH), currently hosting the Yendor Theatre Company (YTC). “Black Terror” written by Richard Wesley, will be directed by Richard Lawson… READ MORE
I GOT THE MIC: POETIC EXPERIENCE
Fixated on wordplay, metaphors, expression, and creative storytelling, “I Got The Mic: Poetic Experience” is a series of virtual experiences featuring a Poetry Jam that showcases poets, … READ MORE
THE EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN DANCE
Exploring specific dance moves from their origins in Africa and connect them to their cultural prominence and significance in the United States and throughout … READ MORE
RICHARD’S WARRIORS AND TINA’S ANGELS
WACO’s signature education programs for young people, Tina’s Angels and Richard’s Warriors were created to foster artistic creation, self-expression, and confidence in middle and … READ MORE
FILMS FOR TEENS BY TEENS
WACO Theater Center in association with Richard Lawson Studios, presents the Films For Teens By Teens inaugural program film festival. Utilizing film as a tool for self-expression, communication, and mental health awareness… READ MORE