The Black Studies Program and the Beck Series welcome fiction writer Sharon Bridgforth. Bridgforth is a writer working in the theatrical jazz aesthetic. She collaborates with actors, dancers, singers and audiences live during performance as she composes moving soundscapes of her non-linear texts. A resident playwright at New Dramatists since 2009, Bridgforth has been a touring artist since 1993. She is currently touring the River See Theatrical Jazz Performance Installation which premiered at Links Hall in Chicago June 2014.