AMIMS’ first production, Caged, was a two-act contemporary musical based on interviews founder Germono Toussaint conducted with thirteen women at the Nia Imani Family House, a transitional living facility for women. Caged was featured in the Not For Broadway Theatre Festival in New York City.
AMIMS, in conjunction with The Well Entertainment Group, produced Verve, a series of concerts featuring independent SGL/Queer artists and allies promoting transformative, positive messages.
AMIMS embarked on another journey with The Anointed, which was inspired by interviews Toussaint conducted with SGL, African American, spiritual leaders. The play was co-produced by Freedom Train Productions and premiered at the first The Fire This Time Festival in 2009 in New York City. It received staged readings at Union Theological Seminary, DGBM’s In My Mind Conference, and Black Pride NYC.
Through The Ages
In collaboration with The Fire This Time Festival, AMIMS produced Through The Ages, a concert chronicling the struggles and triumphs of the African-American experience through music. The concert featured modern arrangements of everything from African chants, spirituals, blues, soul, and hip-hop, sung by dynamic performers Femi Sheri, P. Murray, Ken Alston Jr., Royal Mosely, Andrew Bratta, and Jamaal Wilson.
The Real Love Concert
The Real Love Concert Series brought together spoken word artists, singers and musicians in a two-act, musical extravaganza promoting a message of empowerment, self-acceptance, and self-love.