DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE
In Partnership with the North Carolina Central University Department of Theatre & Dance
Is Pleased to Announce
The Devonté Squire Acting Apprenticeship
Congratulations to Dominique Akpotanor, a junior at NCCU Dept. of Theatre and Dance, for being awarded DFT’S first Devonté Squire Apprenticeship for acting.
In Nov. 2014, Mr. Akpotanor performed the leading role of Byron Watson in DFT’s 5th Season opening production of “The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963,” from the Newbery & Coretta Scott King Honor Book novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, adapted by Reginald Andre Jackson.
The Devonté Squire Apprentice is paid $1,200 total for working as an actor in a main stage DFT production.
*The first DSA is made possible through a grant from The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation