Tori and Mabelle talk with Ahmed Kenyatta Dents about his goal as Director of Venue Experience at SDRep; justice and representation in theatre; breaking down the rotten wood of old structures; and the quantum possibility of multiple yous.
Writing prompt (courtesy of Ahmed Kenyatta Dents)
A Quantum Physics Prompt. We time travel every day. We are always thinking about what we did, what we want to do, or where we want to go. With that in mind, sit down at the end of the day and write what the other three versions of “you” did that day. You went left this morning. What did the “you” that went right do? What did the “you” who went straight do? What did the “you” that turned around and went back home do?
Check out Ahmed’s website here: https://www.ahmedsvoice.com
Follow Ahmed on Twitter, IG and Youtube @Ahmedsvoice
We Are Listening can be found here: https://www.sdrep.org/wearelistening.php
Check out Ahmed’s article in the San Diego Union-Tribune: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/theater/story/2021-03-20/ahmed-k-dents-statements-are-the-easy-part-follow-through-is-the-measure?_amp=true
Multiple yous and endless worlds:
Ahmed’s full bio:
Ahmed Kenyatta Dents is currently Director of Venue Experience and Artistic Associate at San Diego Repertory Theatre, co-host of The REP’s monthly online interview series “We Are Listening,” host of the “Ahmed’s Voice Podcast,” and member of The San Diego Black Artists Collective.