Naptown African American Theatre Collective Inc.
We Don't Follow the Trends, We Are the Trend.
We Are Indy's First Black Equity Theatre
Cementing Our Legacy For the Future of Black Theatre Artists In Naptown and Beyond
Art is the heartbeat of culture. And Black culture is the heartbeat of American Theatre.
The Naptown African American Theatre Collective is forging a bold new path by creating a truly Equitable space for artists to work, share, celebrate and create unforgettable moments through stage with storytelling that is truly reflective of the African American Diaspora and community.
We are passionate about creating an Equity house for Black theatre professionals in the city of Indianapolis and beyond while creating art that speaks to the humanity, beauty, and power of Black stories.
Who We Are
To develop an ecosystem of support and resources for Black owned, Black led, Black operated theatrical productions in Indianapolis and beyond.
To educate, equip, and empower artists and arts professionals by providing opportunities in:
We are connecting the positive impact of theatre and how the arts contribute to community and personal development.
Latrice P. Young
Director of Community Engagement Strategy
Meet the Team
Founder/Chair/Interim Exec. Director
Performing Artist | Teaching Artist | Arts Advocate
Leslie K Etienne
IUPUI Africana Studies
Darrell Hutchison Jr
Asante Arts Institute
That Peace Open Mic | Thrival Indy Academy
Flanner House | Dip In
Kimberly Janelle Enterprises
Our Partners & Sponsors
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Naptown African American Theatre Collective
P.O. Box 44495
Indianapolis, IN 46244