Congo Square Theatre Leader On What To Read, Watch And Do

Arts administrator, performing artist and choreographer Charlique Rolle shares her top picks for the week.

Congo Square Theatre Company Leader On What To Read, Watch And Do
Courtesy of Congo Square Theatre Company
Congo Square Theatre Company Leader On What To Read, Watch And Do
Courtesy of Congo Square Theatre Company

Congo Square Theatre Leader On What To Read, Watch And Do

Arts administrator, performing artist and choreographer Charlique Rolle shares her top picks for the week.

Reset talks to Charlique Rolle about her new role at the Congo Square Theatre Company and gets her recommendations on what to read, watch and do.

What to read

1. More than Enough by Elaine Welteroth

2. I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

3. Her Good His Glory by Dainah Malave

What to watch

4. Hit ‘Em on the Blackside (Congo Square Theatre Company)

New virtual sketch comedy series on Congo Square Theatre’s social media platforms. First webisode drops Friday, Oct. 9.

5. Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak on It! (Goodman Theatre)

Free socially-distanced production in nine Chicago neighborhood parks. Runs through Thursday, Oct. 8. Register for a time and location here.

6. They That Sit In Darkness by Black feminist playwright Mary Burrill (Artemisia Theatre)

Play reading and virtual performance featured on Artemisia Theatre’s podcast this week. Listen here.

What to do

7. Explore new music with your friends

8. Grab a scooter and go for a ride

9. Dance

Charlique recommends checking out virtual or in-person classes at some of her favorite local studios and companies: The Rooted Space, Red Clay Dance Company and Joel Hall Dancers & Center.

GUEST: Charlique Rolle, managing director of Congo Square Theatre Company