The New Millennium
HOWARD PLAYERS
Hope Lynne Price-Lindsay, Artistic Director
A certified Drama Teacher in DC Public Schools, she's taught the last 18 years at schools throughout the District,  including Duke Ellington High School of the Arts & Fillmore Arts School.  She is also a screenwriter (Twisted), playwright (Brave Bessie, A  Love Supreme,The Royal Majestics),  children’s author (These Hands) and novelist (Luke Warm) .  She holds a BFA in Theater from Howard University, and gained additional training in NYC at The Herbert Berghoff Studio, The Alvin Ailey Dance School and The Broadway Dance Center.  She has performed in TV & film, off-Broadway, regional theater and summer stock and is a member of The Screen Actors Guild (SAG), The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Actors Equity Association & The Dramatist Guild of America.   
 
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India Soodoo, Technical Director
A graduate of Howard University's Theater Department, where she was a "techie," India has worked as a sound and lighting technician for the Walt Disney Company and at many local theatres and church's in the Washington metropolitan area.  
Sowande Tichawonna, Director of Development

Howard grad and Award-winning, filmmaker/actor his credits include Executive Producer for the documentary Straight Up Go-Go (1992) and Talkin’ Shop (2000), for which he won the DC 2000 Mayor’s Emerging Artist Award.  He won the 2010 Larry Neal Writer’s Award for his screenplay The New “N” Word, which he also produced & directed and was nominated by The African Movie Academy.   The New “N” Word is now a YouTube web series that has viewership in over 25 countries.   As an actor, Tichawonna’s credits include a starring role in the stage play, For The Love Oscar (NMHP), and he’s appeared on House of Cards (Netflix), VEEP (HBO) & Who The Bleep Did I Marry?(ID).  He is co-producer of the forthcoming documentary series, The American LOWS.
  
Phyllis Reed, Production Manager
A graduate of the Howard University Theater Department, Ms. Reed is a former principal dancer with the LaVerne Reed Dance Company where she performed at The John F. Kennedy Center, The Lincoln Theater, The Carter Baron and on other stages throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  She is also a former member of The Capital Ballet Company. 
 
She has worked as a stage manager with The DC Black Theater Festival, The DC Dance Theater and other productions.   

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
Vera J. Katz, Howard University Professor Emeritus, Theater
 
Dr. Edward "Tip" Buford, DDS
 
Ms. Jane Miller Brown, ESQ
 
Mr. Darryl Dyer, ESQ

Mr. George Dines, CFO
 
Ms. Ellen C. Jefferson, MBA, MPA
 
Ms. Katherine Pierson, ESQ
 
 
Board members enjoy Opening Gala for 
The Women's Voices Theater Festival at
The National Museum of Women
In The Arts.

Board Members enjoy cast party at Sospeso Restaurant.

Full house at the Lang Theater at the Atlas Performing Arts Center,
Washington, DC