Nu Black Arts West Theatre

Nu Black Arts West Theatre


The original Black Arts West Theatre was founded in 1969-1972. When Model cities purchased the Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center building in 1972, it was with the intention of housing the theatre company. However, the transaction for purchase became too time consuming, and the then thriving black community theatre moved into what ultimately became its landmark location on 34th & Union. Ms. Monié, a native of Seattle, was a staff member, actress and instructor for Black Arts West Theatre for six (6) years. 

"BAW was the pride of our community and was som...More

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