Motown Records: Made in Detroit Epilogue

Digital Storytelling by Symposium participants

Plowshares Theatre Company hosted the symposium, “Motown Records: Made in Detroit,” at the Michigan State University Detroit Center from July 6-8, 2017. With funding from the Michigan Humanities Council, we offered panels and workshops to the general public at no cost.

The symposium provided a historical overview and analysis of Motown records during its golden age in Detroit, 1959-1972, with the following presenters:

Mr. Gary Anderson, Artistic Director, Plowshares Theatre Company

Dr. Addell Austin Anderson, Education Director, Plowshares Theatre Company

Dr. Andy Flory, Associate Professor of Music, Carleton College

Dr. Kenneth Prouty, School of Music, Michigan State University

Mr. Michael Dinwiddie, Gallatin School, New York University

Dr. Patricia Coleman-Burns, Former Motown Records Employee

Mr. Paul Riser Sr., Former Motown Records Arranger and Musician

Mr. Allen Rawls, Board of Trustees Member, Motown Museum


Digital Storytelling: A Primer by Addell Austin Anderson

“Sid Chaney” – A Digital Story by LaDonna Little, Esohe Osabuohien and Marilyn Osabuohien

Photo credit: Jill Jones



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