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Postscript 2017

Phase 6 of Project Rwanda is over. It is hard to believe that we have been visiting the country regularly since 2010, only the second year of the MA in Applied Theatre Program’s existence! There have been many changes in … Continue reading

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We Rest and Remember

Sunday, July 23, 2017 For our last day together in Rwanda, we went on a long, windy drive west to Lake Kivu and Kibuye. This area is a place that holds some of the most beautiful views of nature’s creation, … Continue reading

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One Day More

The play finished and the celebrations concluded (with hugs, blessings and more hugs as we said goodbye to the wonderful students of URCE), we woke up on Saturday a little mopey with end-of-production letdown. But never ones to wallow, we … Continue reading

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The Nyamirambo Women’s Center

Ahh! Sunday arrived. After a stimulating and full first week we had our first free day where we could choose what activities we wanted to do, if any. With this “interesting and interested” group, it is no surprise that we … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Beautiful Rwanda

Today was our last full day together in Rwanda. We drove for three hours through the countryside to reach Lake Kivu, where we took pictures of sparkling blue water surrounded by rolling hills that disappear into mist. When I get … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Palace

Today, was the first day in Rwanda that we, the CUNY students, have been on our own together. Today, we drove to the Southern Province of Rwanda, through farms and forests and rice fields—the scenery changing every few moments. Today, … 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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