New York Times Education Blog, October 8, 2008. Playing Roles for a Real Education
This past weekend my colleagues and I gave a presentation at the Performing the World conference in Manhattan, which brought together educators, artists, therapists, scholars and activists from dozens of countries who are interested in using performance and drama in a variety of ways. Our Read More
North Shore News, September 28, 2008. Litvak to perform in NYC
Elly Litvak will be performing her one-woman play Now Who’s Crazy Now? at Performing the World 2008, an international conference and festival in New York City, Oct. 2–5. Litvak has worked with North Shore community members for more than 12 years as the co– ordinator of volunteer Read More
Abbotsford Times, September 26, 2008. Novice producer has a huge hit on her busy hands
Valerie Lowe of Abbotsford is at the tail end of finishing her first independent educational documentary, and it is already garnering interest from universities around the world. Lowe, who holds a Bachelor Degree in Adult Education from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford Read More
Demopolis Times, September 22, 2008. Eutaw group to perform in NYC
EUTAW — Greene County has a community theatrical company that not only serves its citizens, it has also been invited to perform in New York City. The StoryTree Acting Company is a theatrical group begun by New York native Malik Brown and brought to Greene County to help extend cultural ties Read More
WJLD Radio. September 20, 2008. Bob Friedman interviews Lois Holzman on WJLD radio (Serves the Birmingham, Alabama metropolitan area).
Daybreak Atlanta. September 19, 2008. Terri Campbell, CBC Radio, Alberta, Canada interviewed Ramona Big Head about her play, “Strike Hard” to be presented at PTW 08.
Mexico Premiere, September 9, 2008. Dzul Dance Brings Mexican Culture to Life in New York
Dzul Dance fuses dance with aerial arts as a means to communicate pre-Hispanic and Mexican culture and create dialogue between contemporary art and historical heritage. By transforming bodies into earthbound and airbborne forces of nature Dzul breaks physical, cultural and political Read More
Wales Online, September 4, 2008. Taking a bite out of the Big Apple
BROADWAY is calling for one university lecturer who’s swapping Treforest for a stage in the Big Apple next month. Rea Dennis, a senior lecturer in drama at the University of Glamorgan, will star at the Performing the World ’08 (PTW ’08) festival in New York from October 2–5. Read More
University of Glamorgan web site, August 29, 2008, Drama Lecturer in New York Performance
Rea Dennis, a senior lecturer in drama at the University of Glamorgan is taking part in a performance as part of ‘Performing the World ’08’ (PTW ’08), an international conference and festival that will take place from 2nd – 5th October in New York City. Rea will join with Brazilian actress Magda Miranda Read More
The Lethbridge Herald, August 22, 2008, Kainai Youth to Perform on New York Stage
A southern Alberta woman is bringing a forgotten piece of North American history to the stage in New York City this fall, with a cast of 24 youngsters from the Blood Reserve. Ramona Big Head, a teacher at Kainai High School, has written a play about the Baker Massacre — also known as the Marias Read More
Showbiz, August 14, 2008, Bukom Drums and Voices Storm America
Throbbing drums, energetic singing and movement of agile bodies will be part of the score when the famous Bukom Ensemble from Accra leads a workshop at Performing the World 2008. Read More.
Daily Graphic, August 9,2008, Bukom Ensemble leads Workshop in US
The famous Bukom Ensemble from Accra will lead a workshop at Performing the World 2008, an international conference on performance and social development being held in New York City from October 2 to October 5. A statement from Humanitarian Foundation Network, a culture and Read More
The Monitor, July 22, 2008, Mukono to Represent Uganda at US Meet
A member of a Mukono-based youth organization is to represent the nation at a four-day human development and community building conference to be held in New York City in October.