Judy Tate is a four-time Daytime Emmy Award winning writer and WGA award recipient. She has written scripts and story for several TV shows and her plays have been produced and presented in theatres around the country. She’s the Producing Artistic Director of The American Slavery Project, www.americanslaveryproject.org, a theatrical response to revisionism in American discourse around enslavement and its aftermath. She is also Founding Artistic Director of Stargate Theatre, www.manhattantheatreclub.com/education/stargate/ a work-readiness theatre program developed at Manhattan Theatre Club in which justice involved young men, write, rehearse and perform an original work on one of MTC’s stages to develop their voices and pro-social skills. She teaches at NYU, Drew University, Manhattan Theatre Club, Theatre Development Fund and Harlem Dramatic Writers Workshop.