Monday, May 3, 2010

Heading to Texas for Pedagogy & Theater of the Oppressed Conference

(In photo: I'm performing with the theater company The Saartjie Project. We performed in the 2009 Pedagogy & Theater of the Oppressed Conference in Minnesota)


I was excited to learn week before last that my proposal was selected as a workshop for the upcoming Pedagogy and Theater of the Oppressed which will be in Austin, TX this year. I attended the conference last year with The Saartjie Project and we performed then. I enjoyed being in Minnesota, but I am really looking forward to being Texas. I've only been in Texas briefly when we stopped in Texas when I was a cruise of the Gulf of Mexico.

The workshop I'm presenting is about my first play Shades of Black: a thought in progress which I wrote and produced when working as a college administrator. I will sharing with educators how to use theater as a tool of engagement.
 (In photo: Cast members of the play Shades of Black: a thought in progress produced in 2008)

 (In photo: Promotional flyer for the play Shades of Black: a thought in progress)


I think I'm going to take my 6 year-old. School should be out by then-- or almost out, and I think she will enjoy it. The thing to worry about now is getting a reasonably priced air & hotel package now that airplane tickets are ridiculously priced and airlines charge for every single thing. Wish me luck!

3 comments:

Jc "Teezie" Wooten said...

Kool. You're going to be in my neck of the wood. (Close enough) That is basicly where Anne lives. Let me know when and I may drive down to see you if you have any free time.

Blogger said...

Will do! It would be great seeing you Jennah. It's been ages:-)

原秋 said...

nice to know you ~........................................

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