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Violet Tafari (she/they)

production stage manager

Violet Asmara Tafari is a West Indian pro­duction and stage manager and manifestor. Using love as her medium, Tafari guides and supports the exploration of art and the dualities of storytelling, ritual, and the creative process. Blending the gap between technician and artist and utilizing her ritual and healing background, Tafari creates fluid ways of pushing the bounda­ries of art and supports the commu­nities that embrace it. Tafari’s work with companies such as AFRIKIN, Delirious Dance, New York Stage and Film, and many others has allowed her to play various roles within the worlds of theater, music festivals, gallery exhi­bitions, and more. Select production manager credits include: AFRIKIN: Fire Next Time (Art Basel), Whale Fall Opera, Young World (Abrons Arts Center), Circle Jerk Live (Fake Friends), Disclaimer (Under the Radar Festival/The Public). Select stage manager credits include: Syncing Ink Mixtape, The Space Between the Letters (Here Arts), IKE, Lucky (New York Stage and Film Virtual Series), Memory Motel Radio Play (Two River Theater), Female Role Model Project (Transforma Theatre). Website:­quen­