The Africana Repertory Theatre of IUPUI (A.R.T.I.) serves as a program of study offered by the IU School of Liberal Arts, the School of Education, Africana Studies Program, and the IUPUI Office of Community Engagement. ARTI was developed to document and reflect the history, cultural life, and politics of peoples of the African Diaspora.  As a public arts initiative, ARTI has a deep commitment and focus on artistic and community engagement.  

ARTI is an Incubator Project of the the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute.

Areas of Focus

  • Public Performance
  • Talent, Career Development and Postsecondary Curriculum in the Arts
  • Challenging stereotypes about Black culture and the arts
  • Research