Sat, Oct 28|
VIP Honoree Reception and "One Woman " the Play
Time & Location
Oct 28, 4:00 PM – Oct 29, 1:00 AM
Oakland, 1658 12th St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
About the event
The play and the VIP Reception for the Lavender Luncheon Honorees will take place at the historical Continental Club, 1658 12th St, Oakland, CA 94607, with special Honoree Acknowledgment to Dr. Ka'Ryn Holder-Jackson, former Board of Trustees, WOCPSCN, and Kevin Nichols.
Tickets to the play are $60 with the performance beginning at 6 pm. VIP Tickets, $125, include VIP Reception and the play.
Dana Verde is an award-winning filmmaker who has written/directed eight short films that have been screened in over 30 film festivals internationally. She is also an adjunct associate professor of screenwriting at the University of Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
Dana Verde started her career co-hosting a TV show on MTV called Your Movie Show as a film reviewer while pursuing a degree at The New School University in Media Studies/ Screenwriting, graduate studies in film at The London Film School, where she earned an MA in Filmmaking.
Her first produced feature film Grand Gesture was nominated by HBO for Best Feature Film at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival and screened in the Best Of series at the Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago. Her next screenplay, The Perfect Match, was produced by Queen Latifah’s production company, Flavor Unit, and was distributed by Lionsgate. It debuted at No. 6 at the U.S. box office and opened in 925 theaters across the country.
Verde has ventured into directing TV commercials and co-directed her first commercial for the streaming service Paramount Plus—which features Johnny Knoxville, The Good Fight actor Christine Baranski, Audra McDonald, and Cedric the Entertainer—with commercial director David Shane from O Positive Films. Verde is also writing a feature thriller for MarVista/Fox Entertainment.
VIP Reception and Play
"One Woman" Play