Monthly Archives: July 2013

Etched On Our Hearts

Today was our final day in Rwanda.  After two weeks of working, we took the day off to relax and unwind by Lake Kivu in Kibuye (roughly a three hour ride West of Kigali).  The views were incredible, and we … Continue reading

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A Final Farewell From Our Hosts

On Saturday evening we ended our busy day by attending a lovely dinner provided by our KIE hosts: it was presided over by the Vice Dean of Arts and Languages, with his Head of the Department of Literature (which includes … Continue reading

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Remembrances

July 20th 2013 Today we visited the Nyamata and Ntarama genocide memorials.  These memorials are distinctly different from the Kigali Genocide Memorial Museum.  Both buildings lay off of dirt roads and are sites of massacres that have been kept intact … Continue reading

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We Are No Longer Strangers

My heart is full to bursting. K.I.E., K.I.E., K.I.E., what an amazing day. Today marked the culminating performance of our two weeks working with drama students at K.I.E.  I am at once full of admiration for the work and love … Continue reading

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Play in a Day

What a whirlwind of a day.  Eva and Heather here, writing from the lovely courtyard at the Civitas Hotel – our home away from home.  Today we started with hearing a story presented quite entertainingly by the one and only … Continue reading

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Implementing Participatory Strategies

During the past three days, while Level 2 students have been exploring Theatre of the Oppressed  methods, Levels 4 & 5 (the senior and graduating classes) have been working with Linda Key to prepare an original piece of theatre upon … Continue reading

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Forum Theatre Performances and Doing the Dougie

Muraho everyone! Dorcas here. Today was an applied theater double-header. Our morning was full of forum theatre performances; and our afternoon was devoted to the beginning stages of playbuilding. For the past two days, six groups have been working on … Continue reading

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