"I spend a lot of time thinking about who a person is. Who they are at their core, at work, with their girlfriends, walking down the street, when they're crying in bed by themselves, or who they are in the shower. I take a lot of time to think about that when I develop characters." —Rahima Rice
In this episode, we discuss empathy and diversity with Rahima Rice. Rahima is an award-winning playwright from DC, and she founded The 4208 Group to cultivate the development of writers. So together, we unpack these themes and see where and how we can foster deeper empathy and diversity in culture to start to shift cultural norms.
Give it a listen:Walk In My Shoes — Blissfully Aware
Washington D.C. playwright Rahima Rice on deepening characters. What do they think about in the shower? Then, Rahima presents a sound view on the lack of diversity in media.