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Al Bostick


Al Bostick

Contact Information:

Al Bostick
2401 W I-44 Service Rd., Suite. 209
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-8739

Phone:

(405) 521-8040 (day)
(405) 706-3869 (evening)

Email:

aesoptells@aol.com

Website:

Discipline:

Theatre, Storytelling, Traditional Arts: African and African-American Folk Art (Masks, etc.)

Participants:

Early Childhood, Childhood, Adolescents, Adults, Intergenerational, Ollder Adults, Youth at Risk

Settings:

Schools: pre-k, elementary, middle, high, alternative ed
Community Sites: art centers, libraries, parks and recreation centers

Availability:

Year round, Statewide

Bio:

As an artist, Al Bostick's career spans some 30 years in the Oklahoma region. He is a graduate of Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater. Bostick has done Master's work at the University of Oklahoma, in Acting/Directing. He has worked as the artistic director for the Black Liberated Arts Center, Inc. for over 15 years and has been an artist in residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council for 15 plus years. Bostick is a recipient of the Governor's Arts Award for Arts in Education, and received a Commendation for Arts Excellence from the state. He has acted and directed with many local and regional theatre companies in the United States, among them: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, The Pollard Theatre, Oklahoma Children's Theatre, The St. Louis Black Repertory Company, American Theatre Company of Tulsa, as well as University theatres including Dillard University, Northeastern State, and Auburn Hills Community College.

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