All Here Together Productions believes the most effective way to dismantle the "isms" in the world is to do it with Heart & Soul & Art. We focus on heart connections among people to build a more creative and socially just world. Executive director Carmen Mitzi Sinnott is a border-crossing, multidisciplinary artist, educator and activist whose birth to a mixed-race couple from Central Appalachia set the stage for her life’s work of convening conversations about race and class across industries and interests, building more tolerant communities, learning from the past and re-imagining our future one story at a time.
Mitzi has taken her message to South Africa, Sweden, Scotland and over 40 American universities. She was named in the “Top 5 Best Diversity Speakers in America,” by Campus Activities 2016. A two-time recipient of the Art Meets Activism Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Brooklyn Arts Council Individual Artists Award, as well as Kentucky Arts Council 2015-2016 State Artist Roster- Featured. Mitzi’s a Best Actress Nominee Edinburgh Fringe Festival -Scotland from The STAGE of London. She is a member of Mayor Steve William’s Diversity Advisory Committee of Huntington WV- recipient of the National League of Cities Diversity Initiative Award 2018.
All Here Together offerings are entertaining and thought provoking. At the root of all performances, keynotes, and interactive workshops is Diversity & Inclusion & Love. Products are tailored for each business, community-based organizations and theater audience.
What’s in a Label? KEYNOTE
If you want a dynamic event opener that energizes staff and students this blend of inspiring words, engaging performance, and interactive learning transcends the institutional space. Carmen Mitzi uses her personal story as multiracial women from Central Appalachia as way to spark honest conversation about the cross-cultural, cross-class, cross-gender dynamic negotiations many of us face regularly. Individual voices are honored by using topics from their concerns as conversational points in an inviting space.
What’s Your Shestory?
Sharing what’s made us the women we are today, yields lasting connections. Making projections for living our destiny among sisters is power.Take an interactive dive into a honeysuckle chocolate river exploring our personal narrative through writing movement, drawing and discussion.
What’s Your Leadership Story?
Applies a heart-centered approach to exploring, discussing and reflecting on leadership style. Personal narrative is the lens used to identify core values and reflect on cultural assumptions that impact a leadership. WYLS? provides concrete ways to understand roles, responsibilities, and practice in shared governance and provides opportunities to explore specific roles as it applies to an organization’s mission statement.
What’s Your Story?
Our personal stories can: keep us stuck or propel us forward. They can unite us or divide us. Mitzi uses her personal and moving experiences as a multi-racial daughter from Central Appalachia to help others uncover their own story and original voice. In this interactive workshop, she helps audience members explore the layers of their true identities and develop their own personal narratives as a tool to meet goals, heal wounds and connect with others. She uses movement, discussion, writing and drawing to reach these layers that show our common ground is rich soil to plant seeds for acceptance and growth.
*Workshops are especially impactful when booked along with her keynote performance.