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Katori Hall's Profile

Brief about Katori Hall: By info that we know Katori Hall was born at 1981-05-10. And also Katori Hall is American Playwright.

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I can only speak for myself, but when I was growing up in Memphis - and having the Martin Luther King holiday and the moment of pause on April 4th - he was just a statue to me. I wanted to make him a little bit more real to me as a human being.

Tags: Him, Human, Real

I grew up playing with kids from Hurt Village, playing with kids from other housing projects, Lamar Terrace, because my grandmother lived in that particular area. So, I always wondered how I would have turned out if I would have lived in that particular given circumstance.

Tags: Hurt, Kids, Playing

I'm very Southern in the way I walk in the world. I love to laugh. I love to eat. I love to hug people. But if somebody makes me mad, my neck may roll. I can be aggressive with a Southern twang.

Tags: Laugh, Love, May

Many theaters are tackling the multifaceted work of black writers - established and emerging. Now the next step is for them to bring in audiences of color and continue to go out to our community and create a continuous connection that extends beyond the one black show in the season.

Tags: Black, Show, Work

Most of the time, when I'm writing, I'm writing for myself. I'm thinking, 'What will my character say at this time? What will come out of her mouth?' I create individuals so real to me, I sometimes start talking to them. Then I let them loose on the page.

Tags: Character, Time, Writing

Through school, I saw plenty of theatre my parents weren't necessarily up on. They would prefer a football game to watching 'The Nutcracker,' and that's fine. I enjoy both.

Tags: Game, Parents, School

We expect our leaders to be godlike. But I feel that when people try to sanctify leadership, it puts it out of the realm of regular people. And that's where the greatest leaders come from - from the people.

Tags: Greatest, Leadership, Try

Become your dream, and not be told what you are supposed to do.

Tags: Become, Dream, Supposed

Cultivating relationships with people who've achieved what you want to achieve makes the path fuller and more fun.

Tags: Fun, Makes, Path

Don't let others put thoughts into your mind that takes away your self-confidence.

Tags: Mind, Others, Thoughts

Follow your intuition, listening to your dreams, your inner voice to guide you.

Tags: Dreams, Intuition, Voice

I always crave to see more stories about and by people of color, particularly new work by young black writers.

Tags: Black, Work, Young

I feel a responsibility to continue creating complex roles for black women, especially young black women.

Tags: Black, Women, Young

I feel the feminist movement has excluded black women. You cannot talk about being black and a woman within traditional feminist dialogue.

Tags: Black, Woman, Women

I have so many different voices and stories to tell.

Tags: Stories, Tell, Voices

I never, ever read the comments below an article on the Web. People are mean. I'm a human being.

Tags: Human, Mean, Read

I started writing because I got so frustrated that there weren't enough plays that had roles for young black women in them.

Tags: Black, Women, Writing

I think being an actor makes me a better writer and vice versa. I know the kinds of roles I would kill to play, and I try to create them for others.

Tags: Makes, Others, Try

I used to think people above me might get jealous because I wanted to do what they did. But no, people are much nicer than that.

Tags: Jealous, Used, Wanted

I'll never be August Wilson - but what I can be is more of myself.

Tags: August, Wilson
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