Dontá McGilvery

Inaugural Theatre Artist-in-Residence

Donta-McGilveryDr. Dontá McGilvery serves as the pastor of outreach and justice at First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the first Black male to earn a PhD in theatre (emphasis in youth and community) from Arizona State University. McGilvery is a theatre scholar and practitioner with a theology and justice focus. He has 21 years of experience teaching theatre in Black churches, underserved communities, colleges, universities, and seminaries.