Tag Archives: MA in Applied Theatre

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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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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“How Many Languages Do You Speak?”

Today was technically our second full day in Rwanda. To me, it felt like the first since I slept until well past noon yesterday after an exhausting 21 hour journey from New York the day before. As much as I … 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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“The Magic Calabash” Photographs

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Turongera

Two days ago, we all, CUNY and URCE students together, began creating a play using the folk tale The Magic Calabash as inspiration. Yesterday, Friday, after a whirlwind devising and rehearsal process, we ended that process with a final performance … Continue reading

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