Anthony J. Sloan

Cultural Revolutionary



 

Artistic Director

Orisha Tales Repertory Radio Theatre Company, NYC

 

 

Live Audio Drama Conclave Producer

·         South Africa

·         India

 

 

Progenitor / Executive Producer / Host

NOMMO Radio

@ The (historic) University of Fort Hare

@ IDASA, Cape Town, South Africa

@ WBAI, Pacifica radio NYC

 

Senior Trainer

Sound Gatherers

 

Genitor

CapeCodes

Establish ca.2005

 

* * *   * * *   SloanWarrior(s)   * * *   * * *

Establish ca.2014

 


 

Experience

 

Currently

 

Post-Graduate student

University of Fort Hare

Faculty of Social Science

 

September, 2008 – June, 2012

Production Coordinator

Pan African Space Station

The Universe via Cape Town, South Africa

 

January, 2005 – January, 2012

Executive Producer / Host

NOMMO Radio

@ IDASA, Cape Town, South Africa

 

CapeCodes Audio (radio) Drama Project Facilitator

idasa (Institute for Democracy in South Africa)         

Cape Town, South Africa

 

2005 - 2012

Visiting Lecturer

·          University of Cape Town

·          Rhodes University, South Africa

 

September 17, 2015

"Uprising of the Downtrodden"
Live Modern AudioDrama
Producer/Staff Writer/Director
Brooklyn Commons
The Republic of Brooklyn, New York
Broadcast live over
WBAI

May, 2015

"Revenge of the Chickens"
Live Modern AudioDrama
Producer/Director
Green Auditorium, University of Fort Hare
Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa

 

November, 2011

"Peace of the World(s)"
Live Modern AudioDrama
Producer/Director
INN World Report Studios
Tribeca, New York
Broadcast live over
WBAI

 

August, 2005

Live radio Drama Workshop Co-Facilitator

Grassroots Radio Conference and Barnraising

Western Massachusetts, USA

 

April, 2005

Live Radio (Audio) Drama Workshop Facilitator

University of Cape Town

Drama and Media Departments (historic combination)

Cape Town, South Africa

January, 2005

Audio Drama Workshop Facilitator

Democracy Radio

IDASA (Institute for Democracy in South Africa)

Cape Town, South Africa

 

April, 2004

Guest Lecturer / Facilitator
”The Belle of Bequsavia
Karm Marg Charitable Society
at Karn Gaon Village, Khedi Kalan
Faridabad, India

 

March, 2004

Guest Lecturer
Future School
Auroville, India

 

March, 2004

Director
Stephen Brigg’s Stage adaptation
of Terry Prachett’sWyrd Sisters”
Visitor’s Center
Auroville, India

 

December 1st 2003

Facilitator / Staff Writer
”Cape Town Belle”
Bush Radio
Cape Town, South Africa

 

November 2003 - January 2004

Facilitator

Radio drama Workshop

Bush Radio

Cape Town, South Africa

 

July 2003 - October 2003

Broadcast Engineer / Board Operator / Editor

PeaceWatch

Nationally syndicated news and information program

Pacifica Radio Network

 

July 2003

Director

David D. Wright's "THE WOMEN OF SANGO"
International African Arts Festival
Brooklyn, NY

Mar. 2003

Guest Lecturer

Advanced Audio Production

Hofstra University

 

Guest Lecturer

Department of Television and Radio

Brooklyn College, City University of New York

 

Jan.1998 - Jul.2003

Engineer / Music Coordinator

“Democracy Now!”

Nationally syndicated news and information program

Pacifica Radio Network

 

Mar.2002

Guest Lecturer

Advanced Audio Production

Hofstra University

 

Feb.2001

Director / Foley Artist

David D. Wright's "Oya - The Yoruba Dance Drama"

National Black Theatre

New York City

 

Mar.2001

Guest Lecturer

Advanced Audio Production

Hofstra University

 

Apr.2000

Stage Manager

"Diallo, Ferguson, Dorismond & Beyond"

Police Brutality Teach-In

Community Church of New York

New York City

 

Mar.2000

Guest Lecturer

Advanced Audio Production

Hofstra University

 

 

Nov.1999

Facilitator

Workshop in Live Radio Drama

KCSB-FM/AMARC

Santa Barbara, California

 

Sept.1999

Facilitator

Workshop in Live Radio Drama/Radio serial

Cree Board of Health and Social Services James Bay/

Chisasibi Telecommunications Association/AMARC

Chisasibi, Quebec, Canada

Mar.1999

Facilitator

Workshop in Live Radio Drama

CKUT-FM/AMARC "http://www.ckut.ca" &  " http://www.amarc.org"

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

Dec. 1998

Stage Manager / Actor

Mission of Love – Multi-media interactive theatre in verse

Club Vinyl, New York City

 

Sept.1998

Guest Lecturer

Creator radio drama serials

*THE BELLE OF TARANTO

Taranto, Italy

*THE BELLE OF BARCELONA

Barcelona, Spain

 

1997

Guest Columnist

THE VILLAGE BEAT

Delray Beach, Florida

 

Mar.1996

Guest lecturer

Writing for Radio class

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONAMA METROPOLITANA

Mexico City, Mexico

 

1991-1996

WBAI-FM Pacifica Radio, New York

Arts Director

Administrator/facilitator to over 120 independent producers in the areas of Drama and Literature, Music and Magazine formatted programs.

 

Taught radio production/philosophy to demystify the process and introduce the community to skills in radio.

 

1992-1995

Producer

Playwriting in the Schools, monthly broadcasts

Joseph Papp Public Theater, New York City

1982-1996 -- currently

WBAI-FM Pacifica Radio, New York

Telephone volunteer –to- Arts Director Emeritus

 

Production Engineer

Engineering for News, Public Affairs, and Arts Departments;

Engineering of in-studio programs as well as field recordings.

 

“NOMMO Radio” - a weekly eclectic radio program.

Producer - Host (1987-1990)

 

“The Creative Unity Collective Radio Show “

Executive Producer (1986-1988)

 

1979-1983

New York City Theater Groups

Stage Manager / Technical Director

Various small theater troupes including:

Frank Silvers Writer's Workshop (ATAC) Seminar

Opera Ensemble of New York

Agerefe Dance Group

Eugene Van Grona's First American Negro Ballet. 

 

1975-1976

Office of Newark Studies

Proposal Writer

Developed radio proposal for expanded radio project to upgrade WBGO-FM - Newark, New Jersey, from educational to non-commercial status.

 

1974-1976

WRSU-FM - New Brunswick, New Jersey

Producer / Program Coordinator

Produced weekly arts and community-oriented program.

Coordinated Black programming in music, Public Affairs, reviews.

 

Producer / Host

“VARIATIONS IN BLACKNESS” - a weekly public affairs radio program.

 

1972-1974

Poet-in-Residence

“Saturday Soul with JB”

Weekly Music Program

WPRB-FM - Princeton, New Jersey

 

Education

1977-1979

Playwriting and Theater Studies

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Rutgers University 

 

1974-1976

B.A.

Urban Communications and English Literature

Livingston College, Rutgers University

 

Military Service

1970-1974

United States Air Force

 

Grants and Awards

1993 National Federation of Community Broadcasters

1991 Paul Robeson Fund

1990 National Endowment for the Arts

1989 National Endowment for the Arts

1988 New York State Council on the Arts

 

Film

The Radio Revolutionary

A film by Mike Charles

-       subject of Documentary

 

Blogs

http://thoughts.com/search/all?searchstring=audiodramatist

http://forgettingbiko.blogspot.com

http://uctcreativeminds.blogspot.com

 

Publications

DRUMVOICES REVUE:

A Confluence of Literary, Cultural & Vision Arts 

Vol. 13 Spring/Summer/Fall 2005 

Honoring Amiri Baraka's 70th Birthday 

& The 40th Anniversary of the Black Arts Movement

 

Planet AUTHORity - multi-media web magazine – 1998-2003

Book Reviewer

 

InterRadio

The Magazine of the

World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters

 

Chasquui

Revista Latinoamericana de Communicacion

April, 1993

 

Black American Literature Forum

Special Henry Dumas Edition

Spring, 1984

 

Affiliations

AMARC (The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters)

Talent Exchange, Western Cape, South Africa

Paralyzed Veterans of America

DC Radio Coop, Washington DC

Sound Gatherers, New York City

 

 

 

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