NEWS AND UPDATES
S'MANGA WRAPS SWIPE LEFT THE SERIES
Swipe Left the series is a web series created by Leonarda Jonie. Rebecca stars as Janet. The pilot created summer 2017 has since won the Made in NY shorts festival and been featured in Women's Film and Television Festival and the Hip Hop Festival in Harlem.
AT ACTORS THEATER OF LOUISVILLE
"Rebecca S’Manga Frank embodying Diallo...plays a range of scenes including working as a housekeeper at the hotel... both (Frank and Luis Moreno) hit the mark with their accents and are able to quickly turn around and convincingly portray a host of other completely different personalities.
Frank further impresses with her portrayal of Patty, a wisecracking Puerto Rican lesbian chef, and Dreshawn, a sweet but slick-talking head bellman."
-WFPL.ORG Arts and Culture
AT THE OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
Blass and S’Manga Frank are spellbinding and have a wonderful chemistry together. These two actresses are an integral part of this plays success as they passionately bring the events portrayed here so vividly to life."
-The Siskiyou Daily News
WE HAVE A THEATRE COMPANY!!!
SOCIETY is an ensemble of theatre makers. We create new plays using a method of rigorous research, improvisation, and discussion, that amplifies the experience of ownership for all creators. An economic/creative model that usually defines new American theatre.
BLACK JEWISH ARTIST PANEL WITH TORONTO GALLERY
A dynamic group artists who identify as Black and Jewish come together for an unparalleled conversation on art and identity hosted by theatre artist and Rabbi-to-be, Kendell Pinkney. See and hear the compelling artistic work of Ella Cooper, Rebecca S’manga Frank, Sara Yacobi-Harris and Anthony Russell.
"NOT ALL AT ONCE" AT UCONN JCC EVENT
Kendell Pinkney (future arts rabbi, artist), composer Avi Amon, and I are sharing our piece, "not all at once.” The artistic process was inspired by the Talmud and other Jewish texts. We’ll be facilitating our own Torah-art study of it, and communing with participants.
SPEAKING WITH FEARLESS FORCE!
I’m participating in FEARLESS FORCE, a transformational public speaking intensive, with a diverse group of women leaders. We will deliver 12 - 15 minute signature speeches that we crafted over the weekend.
Thursday, March 11- 6:30 pm EST