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Bradley-Morton, Dhana

Dhana Bradley-Morton, from Louisville, KY, earned her Speech/Oral Interpretive Arts degree from Western Kentucky University. She was WLOU-AM News Director prior to teaming up with Priscilla Hancock Cooper for a number of creative collaborations. Their first production was a poetic concert in 1981, I Have Been Hungry All of My Years, followed by Four Women and God's Trombones. They also performed in Amazing Grace in 1993. Bradley-Morton and Cooper are featured in the KET Production, Words Like Freedom/Sturdy Black Bridges, a poetic concert featuring African-American writing and music. Together they founded the Theater Workshop of Louisville. In 1994 Bradley-Morton was named executive director of the Cincinnati Arts Consortium; she left the position in January 2002. [She now goes by the name Dhana Donaldson.] For more see B. Brady, "Architecturally Sound," CityBeat, vol. 6, issue 33 (2000); and "Prize Possessions," The Enquirer, 22 April 2001.


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NKAA Entry: Cooper, Priscilla Hancock
NKAA Source: I have been hungry all of my years (1981)
NKAA Source: Four women (1985)
NKAA Source: God's Trombones (1991)
NKAA Source: Amazing grace (1993)
NKAA Source: Words like freedom/sturdy black bridges [videorecording]

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NKAA Entry:  Cooper, Priscilla Hancock

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