Monthly Archives: July 2010

And then there were three.

At 2:30 this afternoon, a bus came to take six members of our group to Kigali Airport. They said their goodbyes and left on a jet plane. That leaves Anneka, Jason and Sweeney along with Helen and Chris. Afterwards, Jason, … Continue reading

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Until we meet again…

Our last day at KIE was a bittersweet one. After our group split up to teach our final workshops (Theatre of the Oppressed and Playbuilding) in the morning, we took a break and headed to what had become our favorite … Continue reading

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Day 13–Lake Muhazi

Jean and Leon picked us up this morning for a day trip to the eastern province.  Another ride through the country with stunning views of the dramatic landscape–red blossoms on a solitary tree somewhere between the rice fields and the … Continue reading

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Day 11

The one and a half mile early morning walk to the Kigali Institute of Education to lead our sessions is starting to feel like a familiar routine: air choked with red dust, men carrying long iron pipes perfectly balanced on … Continue reading

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Day 10- KIE Take Two

An early Monday morning found us at KIE again, completing Workshop 2 in both Theatre-in-Education and Drama-in-Education Conventions sessions.  After our debriefing conversations this weekend, the TIE group implemented changes, including adapting to a new space (KIE’s wonderful outdoor amphitheater). … Continue reading

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Day 9- NIA Workshop and Fespad II

Today was another glorious and educational day in Rwanda. Our amazing hosts book a workshop for us at ISHYO in Kigali. The session on NIA was on a sort of fitness philosophy that incorporates a number of different styles; from … Continue reading

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Day 8: FESPAD

Saturday was our first day of rest. Everyone took advantage of the time to do whatever they needed to recover and recuperate from a busy inspiring week of workshops, school visits, meetings, and rehearsals.  Some people went swimming at a … Continue reading

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