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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’ve [almost] made a play!

Today was another full day of applying the skills we’ve been working on the past two weeks in preparation for the culminating event tomorrow! We woke up with a sense of anticipation after yesterday’s successful day of playbuilding; equal parts … Continue reading

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Let the Playbuilding Begin!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Just as we have witnessed the incredibly fast installation of the brick sidewalks we follow to the University of Rwanda College of Education each day, we are watching the URCE students continue to inspire us with … Continue reading

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This week, a few of us have chosen to leave early for class so we could slow down our walk and enjoy our one mile trip. Our first walk, ten days ago, was very challenging, Our path was under construction … Continue reading

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Skill Building … and History

We began our day with the Rwandan students and MA students deconstructing the N-word. The day prior, the word was used in terms of a music reference and we felt it was important not to ignore it. Ahn gave a … Continue reading

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RWANDA 2017: ARRIVALS, REUNIONS – AND SURPRISES

Helen & Chris have been here four days now and already a lot has happened. After a long but pleasantly uneventful journey, we arrived late on July 4th, Rwanda’s Liberation Day (that marks the end of the 1994 genocide) at … 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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