Handy, Ann, Snow & Wiggins

FINDING VOICE: New Works for Young Theatre Artists of Color

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FINDING VOICE: New Works for Young Theatre Artists of Color

Conceived and Created by The Educational Theatre Association and The Cincinnati Black Theatre Artists’ Collective

Featuring Monologues by Candice Handy, Ariel Mary Ann, Derek J. Snow, and Torie Wiggins

Finding Voice: New Works for Young Theatre Artists of Color features newly created monologues and works from four dynamic Cincinnati Ohio Black playwrights written for use exclusively by High School and Middle School aged students of color.

Production Notes

Created through a partnership between the Educational Theatre Association and artists from the Cincinnati Black Theatre Artists’ Collective, Finding Voice brings the authentic voices of Black youth to a series of monologues perfect for use in monologue competitions and educational settings to add to a young actor’s repertoire. 

Finding Voice would not have been possible without the editorial efforts and project management of Candice Handy, founder of the Cincinnati Black Theatre Artists Collective and Education Director at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. 



Candice Handy is the founder of Cincinnati Black Theatre Artist Collective and Education Director at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Candice is a Cincinnati based and regional actor, director, and... [FULL BIO]


Ariel Mary Ann is a local theatre artist and native of the Cincinnati area. Since she was a child, Ariel knew she wanted to be a storyteller. After entering college in 2016, Ariel used that opportunity to immerse herself in the world of theatre, from performing in...[FULL BIO]


Derek Snow has been active in the Cincinnati theatre community as an actor, writer and director for over 35 years. A graduate of the School for Creative and Performing Arts, Derek then continued his education in NYC before...[FULL BIO] 


Torie Wiggins is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Dramatic Performance and has been performing professionally for over 15 years. She has co-adapted...[FULL BIO]