Demaskus

WE ARE A PITTSBURGH-BASED, NATIONAL COLLECTIVE OF ARTISTS AND ARTS ADMINISTRATORS.

We produce theatrical, musical, film and educational works of the highest professional standards. Our works amplify the soulful narratives and untold stories of marginalized people, especially of the African Diaspora.

Tragedy of Othello

Tragedy of Othello

Summer 2024, More details coming soon
When a woman shatters a glass ceiling what waits for her when she lands? This reimagined version of Shakespeare’s classic Tragedy of Othello explores this question and centers itself on the difficulties faced by Imani Othello...

Gala - A Bridgerton Experience with Demaskus Theater Collective

Gala - A Bridgerton Experience with Demaskus Theater Collective

Date: September 28, 2024
Transport yourself to the glamour and intrigue of Regency-era England with Demaskus Theater Collective...

Color to Black

June 17/18

Three performances from June 17-June 18, 2023 at the AWC Theater, August Wilson African American Cultural Center. Multiple performances from June 22 - July 2 at a Location to Be Announced.

Immersive Nativity

Immersive Nativity

Date: December 14, 2024
A Journey to Bethlehem: Immersive Nativity Experience. Embark on a magical journey to Bethlehem and witness the timeless story of the birth of Jesus come to life at our Immersive Nativity Event.

Tragedy of Othello
Gala - A Bridgerton Experience with Demaskus Theater Collective
Color to Black
Immersive Nativity
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Tragedy of Othello

Tragedy of Othello

Summer 2024, More details coming soon
When a woman shatters a glass ceiling what waits for her when she lands? This reimagined version of Shakespeare’s classic Tragedy of Othello explores this question and centers itself on the difficulties faced by Imani Othello...

Gala - A Bridgerton Experience with Demaskus Theater Collective

Gala - A Bridgerton Experience with Demaskus Theater Collective

Date: September 28, 2024
Transport yourself to the glamour and intrigue of Regency-era England with Demaskus Theater Collective...

Color to Black

June 17/18

Three performances from June 17-June 18, 2023 at the AWC Theater, August Wilson African American Cultural Center. Multiple performances from June 22 - July 2 at a Location to Be Announced.

Immersive Nativity

Immersive Nativity

Date: December 14, 2024
A Journey to Bethlehem: Immersive Nativity Experience. Embark on a magical journey to Bethlehem and witness the timeless story of the birth of Jesus come to life at our Immersive Nativity Event.

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The Collective

Brilliant, Generous, Multi-Talented, Compassionate

Our Work

DEMASKUS is a Black-led organization that weds passionate and soulful narratives with the highest production values. The organization values traditional theater while simultaneously pushing through traditional boundaries. We excavate what is unique and atypical, as well as elevate canonized works produced in creative ways. The collective mounts tour-ready productions, develops multicultural curricula, and often consults with churches, schools, and community groups in writing and producing new work.

Why your donation and support are so Critical

DEMASKUS is a Black-led organization that weds passionate and soulful narratives with the highest production values. The organization values traditional theater, while simultaneously pushing through traditional boundaries. We excavate what is unique and atypical, as well as elevate canonized works produced in creative.

DEMASKUSTHEATER COLLECTIVE

Creates and produces with courage. We communicate and educate through theatrical / musical productions, presentations and public gatherings, film and video, webinars, classes, and other forms of engagement.