DR. SHONDRIKA MOSS-BOULDIN
Dr. Shondrika Moss-Bouldin is the co-founder of Soulploitation Creative Works, LLC., a multi-media production company based out of Atlanta and Los Angeles. She has taught at several universities throughout the years but currently, she works primarily as a freelance theatre director/choreographer, acting coach, and consultant. She has earned all of her degrees from Northwestern University (B.A., M.A., PhD) in Performance. Presently, she serves on the advisory committee of Black Theatre Commons (BTC) and served on the executive board of the August Wilson Society as co-membership chair. She piloted and developed the August Wilson Monologue competition for Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company. This year, she received the Wilsonian Soldier award from the August Wilson Monologue Competition. She was also nominated for best Outstanding Director for the First Annual Taurean Awards in Atlanta, Georgia. Last year she was awarded a Mellon research grant to study theatre and performance at Harvard University and she is a proud member of The Lincoln Center's 2012 Director's Lab. Some of her current and previous artistic and consultant work has been with Disney Theatrical Productions,The Kennedy Center, Hattiloo Theatre, New World Stages (Off-Broadway), Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company, Horizon Theatre, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Creative Arts Team, Cobb, Fayette, and Atlanta Public Schools, Chicago Shakespeare, Georgia Council for the Arts, The National Black Arts Festival, and The National Black Theatre Festival. Dr. Moss-Bouldin will begin teaching and directing as an Assistant Professor at Rhodes College Fall of 2019.