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Harlem Speaks
Voza Rivers
April 24, 2008

Voza Rivers is an esteemed theatre, music, documentary filmmaker and events producer who has presented quality productions for more than 40 years. He is a prominent advocate and activist on Harlem’s present arts and culture scene, and has a distinctive voice in both his personal and professional analysis on the state of black theater locally.

Presently, Rivers is Chairman/CEO of Voz Entertainment Group; Executive Producer/Founding Member of New Heritage Theatre Group; Co-Founder/Executive Producer of IMPACT Repertory Theatre; Executive Producer, Harlem Week, the Harlem Jazz & Music Festival and the National Black Sports & Entertainment Hall of Fame Annual Gala; Co-chairman, Community Works, an arts and education program servicing 250,000 New York City students and adults annually; and Chairman of the Arts Alliance, a cultural service organization of 400 members, including not-for-profit cultural institutions, performing and visual artists, filmmakers, directors, playwrights, choreographers, technicians, designers, colleges, churches, museums, taverns and other individuals and organizations who create cultural events for Harlemites, tourists and tri-state residents.

 

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