Welcome to DCT Digital

DCT Digital is a new, virtual way for you to watch our shows on demand, on your own device. Until it is safe for us to gather again in person for a live theater experience, we invite you to please enjoy our programming offerings in the comfort of your home.

Award-winning playwright, poet, and changemaker Idris Goodwin offers short plays for multi-generational audiences to spark conversation about race in America. Each of these works, written to be read across the multi-generational spectrum, offer different insights about disconnects in racial conversation and the Black experience in America.


Directed by Jamal Gibran Sterling
(for audiences ages 6 and up)

September 25 - October 4
A parent tries to find the words to explain why a water gun isn't simply a toy.




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Project Producer and Talkback Facilitator

Talkback Assistant

Saturday, September 26 at 2:00PM
1st Community Discussion
Includes child only and adult only breakout rooms

Friday, October 2 at 7:00PM
2nd Community Discussion
Includes family breakout rooms

Coming Up

Directed by: Cherish Robinson
(for ages 9 and up)
A child and a parent try to complete a rap for a school presentation.

Streaming October 16 - October 25

1st Community Discussion
Saturday, October 17 at 2:00PM
Includes child only and adult only breakout rooms

2nd Community Discussion
Friday, October 23 at 7:00PM
Includes family breakout rooms

Directed by: Feleceia Benton
(for audiences age 14 and up)
Two former high school friends debate matters of life and race.

Streaming November 6 - 15

1st Community Discussion
Saturday, November 7 at 2:00PM
Includes child only and adult only breakout rooms

2nd Community Discussion
Friday, November 13 at 7:00PM
Includes family breakout rooms

Across two decades Idris Goodwin has forged a multi-faceted career as an award-winning playwright, Break Beat poet, director, educator, and organizer. Idris is the newly appointed Director of The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. A catalyst for culture, Goodwin uses his full creative powers to galvanize people to the community square. He is a creative voice for change, impassioned by art for social good. His critically acclaimed plays like And In This Corner: Cassius Clay, How We Got On, and Hype Man: A Break Beat Play are widely produced across the country at professional theatres, college campuses, and non-traditional spaces alike. He's been honored to receive developmental support from institutions like The Kennedy Center, The Eugene O'Neill Conference, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Arena Stage, and The Playwrights' Center. In addition to the recently released poetry collection Can I Kick It?, he's had several publications from Haymarket Books including Inauguration co-written with Nico Wilkinson, Human Highlight: An Ode to Dominique Wilkins co-written with Kevin Coval, and the play This Is Modern Art also co-written with Kevin Coval. He's appeared on HBO Def Poetry, Sesame Street, NPR, BBC Radio, and the Discovery Channel. Passionate about cultivating new audiences in the arts, Goodwin served two seasons as Producing Artistic Director at StageOne Family Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. He actively serves on both the advisory boards of Theatre for Young Audiences USA and Children's Theatre Foundation Association.

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