The Colorism Project

An original play about the colorism epidemic, based on stories from the local Black community.

Friday, September 16 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 17 - 7:30pm
Arena Theatre, Moravian University

This event is FREE to attend. Reservations are encouraged; walk-ups are welcome!


Based upon the stories, thoughts, opinions, and findings of the Black community from all over the Bethlehem and greater Lehigh Valley community, The Colorism Project explores the positive and negative implications of the many different shades and hues of Black. Second year Moravian University/Touchstone Theatre MFA in Performance Creation student Krystal Danielle presents this thought-provoking new original production.

*MFA performance – Pre-Festival



Tickets for this event are free. We recommend that you reserve your spot ahead of time, but walk ups are welcome! On Friday, September 16th, please join us after the show for a brief talkback and Q&A session with creator Krystal Danielle, as well as the cast.

PLEASE NOTE: A strobe effect will be used for part of the show.

CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of sexual assault and brief use of racial slurs. We recommend this piece for ages 12 and up. For more information, please call the box office at 610-867-1689.

VENUE: Arena Theatre, Moravian University – Located in the Haupert Union Building, 1119 Monocacy St, Bethlehem, PA 18018

RUN TIME: 1 hour.

PARKING: Parking is available in Lot J, at the rear entrance to the Haupert Union Building, 1119 Monocacy St, Bethlehem, PA 18018, and nearby street parking (Monocacy and Laurel streets). 

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION: There is limited accessible seating available that will not require the use of stairs. If you are in need of accessible seating, please email or call the box office at 610-867-1689 before securing your reservation.