Shawtane Bowen

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Shawtane Bowen is a founding member of Astronomy Club, the first all-Black house team at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in New York. Astronomy Club performs a monthly improv show at UCB East called 'Let's Talk About Race, Baby!'.

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Office Hours: Tues. 3-5pm & Weds. 11am-12pm, all by appt.

Biography

Bowen holds an MFA in Acting from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University and a BA in Theater and Performance Studies from the University of California, at Berkeley. He is also a teaching artist and volunteer for the New York City School District. Shawtane is a founding member of Astronomy Club, the first all-Black house team at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in New York. Astronomy Club performs a monthly improv show at UCB East called 'Let's Talk About Race, Baby!' and are currently developing a digital sketch series with Comedy Central. You can see Shawtane perform every Tuesday at UCB's Harold Night. Bowen was a visiting faculty member at Bennington for Spring 2018, and returns for Spring 2019.

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