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Celebrating Women’s History – African American theatre vanguards help expand access for Indy creatives

March 28, 2023

Theatre innovators in Indianapolis are building on the foundation of the arts, hoping to expand access for Black and other artists of color. One of these institutes on the frontline of this artistic expansion is the Asante Art Institute. The Asante name holds a lot of weight in the theatre world, and it’s because of Deborah Asante. Deborah Asante is a vanguard in the field, helping lay the foundation for what is now the Asante Art Institute. The current generation is backing up Asante’s work and helping carry the torch.