Allen, Faye, 1949-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The 7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records give a view into the daily operations of a major local theatre. Founded by Del Hamilton and Faye Allen in 1979 in Little Five Points, Atlanta, the humble beginnings took off to showcase productions not only by famous play wrights but also emerging international and local theatrical groups. The prolific series of productions over the course of 30 plus years culminated into a creative gem, addressing complex issues that face contemporary society. The...
Dates: 1960-2014; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Hillery Rink. In the interview with Del Hamilton and Faye Allen, they discuss their lives and their work with 7 Stages. The discussion starts with the beginning of 7 Stages and segues into their longstanding work in theater across different countries such as South Africa, and the Netherlands. The pair talks about their projects with the U.S. Netherlands Theatre Exchange, and how they’ve toured Europe. Hamilton and Allen later talk about their work with 7 Stages as their...
Dates: November 19, 2013
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Hillery Rink. In the interview Faye Allen reviews her early life and how she became engaged by the theater arts while living in New York. She recaps her life as she transitioned from the Northeast to the South, and how she experienced the cultural change from a multiracial environment to only seeing black and white. Allen enlightens us about her work in theater and how she met Del Hamilton and formed 7 stages. She reviews the issues that 7 stages wanted to address through theater...
Dates: July 25, 2013