OCTP Co-Sponsors launch of People’s Archive of Police Violence in Cleveland

People’s Archive of Police Violence in Cleveland (PAPVC) collects, preserves, and shares the stories, memories, and accounts of police violence as experienced or observed by Cleveland citizens. You are invited to share stories and materials at the launch of APAPVC on Saturday, April 8.
Noon-4 pm @ MLK Branch Library, 1962 Stokes Blvd., Cleveland 44106
Refreshments will be served.
For more information or to share your story of police violence, visit the site:

The Incendiaries Project February Workshops

We kicked off The Incendiaries Project this weekend with a performance of Incendiaries followed by a great turn out and experience for our first of four theater workshops! Three chances left to participate! Actors and non-actors welcome. Feb 11, 18 and 25 from 11 am – 1 pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr Branch of the Cleveland Public Library (1962 Stokes Blvd). We are so thankful for the wonderful staff and space at Cleveland Public Library! Free admission.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-incendiaries-project-ticke…

Photo credit: Mark Horning

Incendiaries on WCPN 90.3 Wednesday, Feb 1!

Incendiaries on WCPN 90.3!

WCPN 90.3’s re-airs Dee Perry’s interview with Pandora Robertson and Sherrie Tolliver!

Wednesday Feb 1 at 1:33pm on 90.3.

Learn more about OCTP’s work Incendiaries and the 1966 Hough Uprising from this thought provoking conversation.

Check out interview excerpts later on Wednesday afternoon during the local broadcast of All Things Considered as well as Thursday during Morning Edition.

Link to audio podcast…

For more information and reservations: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-incendiaries-project-ticke…

The Incendiaries Project: performance & workshops

India Burton, OCTP workshop leader, says: “I want to be the muse to inspire change; injustice is my deplorable stimulant.”

Come experience OCTP’s free theater events happening at Cleveland Public Library… it’s all about creativity and empowerment!

An abridged performance of the play Incendiaries kicks off a 4-consecutive-Saturday theater workshop open to actors and non-actors ages 14+


WORKSHOPS: SATURDAYS 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 11am – 1pm


Cleveland Public Library – Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch 

1962 Stokes Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106

REGISTER AT: https://incendiariesproject.eventbrite.com

Engagement with CPL – 2/4/17

Save the date! Saturday, February 4, 2017 OCTP performs Incendiaries at The Cleveland Public Library, Martin Luther King, Jr Branch. This performance will kick off The Incendiaries Project – a theatrical workshop taking place four consecutive Saturdays in February. More details to follow!

Announcing Engagement with Cleveland Public Library

Save the date! Saturday, February 4, 2017 the artists of OCTP will perform an abridged version of Incendiaries at The Cleveland Public Library (Martin Luther King, Jr Branch 1962 Stokes Blvd). This performance will kick off The Incendiaries Project – an education programming opportunity taking place four consecutive Saturdays in February. More details to follow! 

CPAC Video

Community for Arts and Culture recently highlighted OCTP’s Co-Director and CPAC Creative Workforce Fellow Pandora Robertson. Video and more information in the links below! 
“If we can’t come into theater and have dialogue about something that is really hard to talk about.. where can we talk about it?”

Re-imagining theatre and community…