Cynthia Dorsey

Graduated: 2007, Masters in Pan African Studies

Thesis title: L'Africain Saccharin Ballad: for the African whose journey led to Paris-the shared experience of the African in Paris

Alumni information

Congressional Staffer for Sen. Barack Obama, 2007-2008
Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Soul Fly Theatre Society. 2008

Graduate Student Information

Cynthia L. Dorsey is from Washington, DC. She did her undergraduate work at Columbia College in Chicago where she majored in Acting. Cynthia received her BA degree in Acting with honors from Columbia in June 2005. Her research interests are blacks roles in the Arts throughout the Diaspora, and how the arts will be the driving force of the Pan African Movement for this generation. Cynthia hopes to start a children's theater company in Africa. She believes that theater is a healer and can heal the many years of oppression of black peoples globally. Upon completion of her MA degree in Pan African Studies, Cynthia plans to focus on Acting full time and get her PhD in Theater. She hopes to one day teach acting at Julliard.

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