The Sol Series
Curated by Najee A. Brown
NAJEE A. BROWN can be described as nothing else than a young entrepreneur. After starting his media company, Mindlezz Thoughtz, in 2011 they have helped provide numerous of the proper resources to aspiring artists. In addition to running his own media and arts company, Najee Brown also produces his own music, he writes, directs and has danced on every stage from the Apollo to Carnegie Hall. Most recently Najee wrote and produced his play The Bus Stop, which sold out six times in New York City. Co-wrote and directed the musical Glimmerings Of Hope which premiered in New York City and tour Michigan, Spring of 2019 and Directed and Choreographed the award-winning musical Henry Box Brown A Musical Journey, in Edinburgh Scotland. last summer.
Committed to amplifying the voices of people of color and diversity by bringing forward important stories of heritage, culture, and diverse perspectives to the American theatre scene and the souls of all mankind.
Hold monthly Town Hall meetings and facilitate important conversations
Make theater programs and education accessible to marganilized people in our community
Incorporate BIPOC education into our Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts
Attract and hire more BIPOC employees, independent contractors, performers, and designers
The Sol Series Staff Salary
- Set Dressing
- Instructor Fees
- Designer Stipends
- Housing for out-of-town independent contractors for performers, designers, technicians, directors, and other independent contractors
- Additional Casting Stipends