"Portland theater artist Bess Welden [is] a dynamic, intelligent force in Maine performance and education." --The Portland Phoenix

Bess Welden - Legbala

illustration by Jamie Hogan for Portland Stage

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photo by Katie Day

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photo by Melissa Blackall

Black lives matter.

I, Bess Welden, share the following letter because I have supported white fragility and supremacy in U.S. theater. I have been seen doing so by the community of Black, Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) theatermakers, and I see myself and my actions in this letter. I share this to amplify the voices of BIPOC artists and administrators in our field, and to hold myself accountable to my actions. 

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