Stay after the show for a conversation with Meshaun Labrone, an award winning writer/performer and 11 year law enforcement/Federal Security veteran. Join us for this discussion about the intersection between history, race, and what it means to be an artist with experience as a black male police officer. Facilitated by Director of Audience Programming, Katie Keddell
is the writer/performer of the One-Man show“POWER!” STOKELY CARMICHAEL which had a successful award winning run in 2015-2017. On September 23, 2017 "POWER!" played at the Smithsonian African American Museum's Oprah Winfrey Theatre.
Labrone has spent 11years in Law Enforcement, Corrections and Federal Security as a Corrections Officer for the State of Florida, Special Deputy U.S Marshal and MPD DC Police Officer (2013-2016)
As an Actor, Labrone was a repertory theatre member of the Miami Theatre Center (2005-2007) and has been in such plays as Two Trains Running (M Ensemble), Body and Sold (The Kennedy Center) and The Tin Soldier under the direction of former Moscow Art Theatre Director, Slava Dolgochev. He earned his BFA in Theatre from Florida International University in Miami, 2005, and a TEFL certificate in Prague, Czech Republic, 2006.
In 2011, Mr. Labrone received international recognition for his critically acclaimed One-Man show, Right to Remain...Tupac Shakur; performed at the Tara Theatre, Off-West End, London. In the play, Labrone explores Shakur’s love of William Shakespeare and highlights the parallels between The Young Black Male and Richard III. With his performance, Labrone brought the classical theatre community and hip-hop community together to witness a truly groundbreaking production.
Joe's Movement Emporium
Friday January 26th
After the 8PM performance of Rabbit Summer
Use code LUCKYRABBIT for $15 tickets