Theatre: The Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglas

Event Details


Date: February 23 - February 26, 2017

Times: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 | 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26

Location: Edith Mortenson Center Theatre

Ticket Info: $10 or free with a valid Augustana ID

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WINTER WEATHER NOTE: If you purchased a ticket for Thursday night's performance and can't use it due to weather, you may use your ticket for admission to Sunday's performance or request a refund.

In honor of Black History Month, the Augustana Diversity and Inclusion Office presents "Frederick: The Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, and again at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre.

This one-man show performed by Dr. Robin Duncan tells the story of Frederick Douglass' journey from a slave to a 19th-century American hero.

The event is sponsored by Augustana's Diversity and Inclusion Office.

About Dr. Duncan

Dr. Duncan is the CEO of The R.D. Duncan Institute for Professional Development, located in Sioux Falls. He is currently working on his online presence as a coach and instructor. Duncan is both a licensed and ordained minister. He brings more than 35 years of experience as a lead pastor, interim pastor, music minister and Christian education director. He has also functioned in various ministry capacities over his career.

Duncan has served as a counselor and adjunct professor of marriage and family counseling, psychology and juvenile delinquency, and a project supervisor for doctoral students at the local seminary. He is the past president of the faculty senate at Kilian Community College and is a substitute teacher for the Sioux Falls School District. Duncan has experience as a human resources training consultant. He has provided both counseling and ministry services both locally, nationally and internationally.