When we think about trauma we often think about it in its physical term. Particularly when we think about the trauma of black and brown bodies. We think about it in its relationship to gun violence, The Civil Rights Movement, Black Lives Matter, slavery and police brutality, But what about its relationship to Art and Art’s Education? Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates, a black American actress and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, talks about her experience auditioning f