Today on the Tuesday 8:00 Buzz with Dr. Damita Brown…
We’re joined for the whole show by longtime Madison activist and transformation agent, Dana Pellebon, currently co-Executive Director of Rape Crisis Center and a board member of Outreach. She recently directed Genealogy at Broom Street Threatre, exploring family histories, the legacy of slavery and reparations, and joins us to discuss the show and the impact and social change that art can have in our world.
More on Broom Street Theatre: https://bstonline.org/
More about Loud and Unchained Theatre Company and the Festival: https://www.lnutheaterco.com/
More on Rape Crisis Center: https://thercc.org/
More on OutReach LGBTQ+ Community Center: https://www.outreachmadisonlgbt.org/
Dana Pellebon is a community activist that has been working against oppression in all forms for her adult life. She is the Co-Executive Director of Rape Crisis Center in Dane County where she leads their counseling and advocacy services and coordinates community partnerships for county-wide sexual assault victim services. She is currently on the Board of Directors for OutReach LGBTQ+ Center and WorldBuilders. She has extensive experience working with persons experiencing homelessness through her work as the Director of Housing and Operations for Porchlight. Her activism extends to all aspects of her life including art. She is a theater professional and has directed, acted, and produced theatrical works regionally and in New York. She also produces and books events geared towards LGBTQ BiPOC persons in the Madison area. She most recently co-produced and directed the play Genealogy at Broom Street Theater. Her greatest achievement and joy however is her son, who keeps her balanced and humbled.