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Culture Corner: Poetry w/ Southern Word and Host Shawn Whitsell

February 4, 2021 @ 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Shawn Whitsell is an actor, director, playwright, and poet who is founder of the Destiny Theatre Experience and served as poet mentor with Southern Word since 2009. He has worked with a number Nashville-based theatre companies including SistaStyle Productions, Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville Repertory Theatre, Nashville Children’s Theatre, Tennessee Women’s Theatre Project, and Street Theatre Company. Shawn also teaches drama for a number of arts institutions as well as a local prison. He recently served on the board of directors for Preston Taylor Ministries. He has received a number of awards and recognition for his works in the arts, including the NAACP 45 Leaders Under 45, Stay On The Go 40 Under 40 Award, and The First Night Star Awards. 

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