Performing Arts Peer Network Gathering

Dates, Rates & Details

DATEFebruary 7, 2020
Friday (8:30am-2:30pm) 

FACILITATOR/CLERKHeather Fortune, Friends Select School
Anne Hess, Germantown Friends School
Keisha Hirlinger, Abington Friends School
Will Addis, Westtown School

FEESRegistration fee: $92, includes light breakfast & lunch

LOCATIONFriends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Guest Presenter
Andre Robert Lee

André Robert Lee’s experiences includes Many Things; New York City Public Schools, The Ford Foundation, Miramax Films, Urbanworld, Film Movement, Diana Ross, BET, Universal, HBO, Picturehouse, and Dreamworks. André directed and produced The Prep School Negro and took it on a worldwide tour over the past 10 years. André’s served as producer on the documentary I’m Not Racist…Am I? André received a Fellowship in 2013 and was tasked with Directing and Producing the 12-month series Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men.  André created The Election Effects Project for Spike TV.
André’s next film is called Virtually Free. He directed this story about incarcerated youth in Richmond, Virginia. André is in development for a narrative feature film about the life of Bayard Rustin.
André also teaches Filmmaking at the Germantown Friends School. He has worked with the school to develop a film program for Middle and Upper School and is a Professor at Wharton. André is also a public speaker around issues related to Anti-Racism, Inclusion and Diversity for educational and corporate institutions. André is currently the Executive Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Point Made Learning.