Author Archives: hkwmaat

About hkwmaat

Faculty member for the MA in Applied Theatre at the City University of New York School of Professional Studies. Also the Director of the CAT Youth Theatre at the Creative Arts Team.

“The Magic Calabash” Photographs

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At the Market

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Past and Present

Yesterday (Saturday) Helen, Chris and I spent the day with the upper-level students and some of the alumni at the URCE, comparing stories, refreshing their game-leading skills, and playbuilding. It was wonderful to reconnect and to learn that so many of … Continue reading

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Routines

I want to take a minute to talk about routines. In this morning’s session with Chris and Helen, the students from the University of Rwanda College of Education were introduced to the theatrical convention of ‘routines’, sequences of action that … Continue reading

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FRIDAY: A DAY OF PLANNING

This morning after our first Civitas breakfast – a feast of fruits, cereal, toast, and omelet washed down with African tea and coffee – we made the time-honored walk to the college. We were a little later than when we … Continue reading

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ARRIVAL 2015

Muraho! It’s so good to be back. We were struck by the familiarity as we descended from the aircraft to walk towards the immigration building. It was pleasantly warm, and the distinctive aromas of Rwanda were in the air… On … Continue reading

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Article in The Rwanda Focus

The work we have been doing with KIE has been written about in The Rwanda Focus. Link to the article provided below. http://focus.rw/wp/2013/07/theater-a-critical-tool-in-education/

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