Amazon Panel: Inclusivity in Storytelling
- 60 mins
Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Audible Theater’s newest titles, GOOD ENEMY, in a conversation with Yilong Liu and Geena Quintos, moderated by Nicole Go.
More program details to come soon!
GEENA QUINTOS (Momo) was recently seen in Hartford Stage’s production of Kiss My Aztec! written by John Leguizamo, and as “Tong” in Geva Theatre’s production of Vietgone. Other credits include Broadway/tour: Miss Saigon, A Chorus Line. Off-Broadway: Soft Power (Public Theater), Emojiland (Duke on 42nd St), Here Lies Love (Seattle Rep), Undesirables (Kennedy Center), Interstate (NYSAF), Diamond Alice (Fiasco Theater).
YILONG LIU 刘艺龙 (Playwright) is a Lambda Literary Award-winning playwright, a fellow in the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard, and a Core Writer at Playwrights’ Center. Alum: Ojai Playwrights Conference, Youngblood, Space on Ryder Farm. Plays: The Book of Mountains and Seas (Lambda/Paul Stephen Lim Awards), June is The First Fall (Yangtze Rep, Kennedy Center Paula Vogel Playwriting Award), Joker (Po’okela Award), PrEP Play (NCTC). Yilong grew up in China and received his MFA from University of Hawai‘i.
NICOLE GO is a DEIA Production Program Manager for Amazon Studios. In her role, Nicole consults on Amazon’s film and TV productions from development through launch to ensure that the content is authentic and inclusive of people from historically excluded communities across gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability status, both in front of and behind the camera. Since originating her role, Nicole has optimized mechanisms to increase accountability against Amazon Studio’s Inclusion Policy and Playbook and worked with external partners such as RespectAbility to promote hiring people with disabilities. She also developed and implemented Amazon Studios’ On Set Wellness Professional Program to increase psychological safety on set.