"THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE was honestly the best event I ever booked!"

Ashleigh Taylor

Specialist for Educational Programming, Diversity Advocate, Illinois State University

"The Defamation Experience is relative and real. It brings an awareness of today’s social ills for critical thought and conversation. You will not leave the experience the same way you came in...POWERFUL!!!"

Richard Marks

Interim Director, Cross Cultural Center, Saint Louis University

"THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE engages so many different questions that are at the core of social justice, privilege and prejudice, and the actors bring this production to life and make it matter."

Ayres Stiles-Hall

Assistant Dean for Community & Equity, Concord Academy, Concord, MA

"THE PROGRAM WAS EXTRAORDINARY AND CREATED AN ACTIVE DIALOGUE that is continuing over weeks and weeks after the performance. I commend The Defamation Experience as AN EFFECTIVE RESOURCE TO CREATE DIALOGUE TO BRIDGE THE RACIAL DIVIDE."

William H. “Smitty” Smith, Ed. D.

Founding Executive Director, National Center for Race Amity

Introducing DefEx Online

The 10-year proven model of THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE comes to life as a brand new four-part experience with with DefEx Online.

It’s part of the solution to today’s critical online educational challenges: whether your attendees are based in multiple locations or at home, our interactive programming is a vehicle for creating and sustaining genuine human connections within your community when so much of our lives has moved online.

Diversity Programming At Its Very Best

Nationally acclaimed THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE begins with a riveting courtroom drama that explores the highly charged issues of race, class, religion, gender and the law with a twist—your audience is the jury.

Combined with an audience deliberation and facilitated discussion, THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE is a unique opportunity for your community to engage in civil discourse about the most pressing social issues of our day.


When race, class, religion, and gender collide, a conversation begins.

Book The Defamation Experience today and discover what countless Diversity Experts are calling one of the most relevant and compelling programs they have ever scheduled.


Let's Start a Conversation.

Kimm Beavers

Managing Producer

Seen By Over 150,000 People

Over 550 Performances

10 Years Running