Tag Archives: Playbuilding

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

Posted in Student Post | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Performance, Celebration and Fond Farewells!

Friday, July 21, 2017 How did this day come so quickly!? After ten days of working, playing, sweating, and discovering, show day arrived faster than a Rwandan moto. From the morning dress rehearsal, to the performance, to the dinner and … Continue reading

Posted in Student Post | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Student Post | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Student Post | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BRIGHT FRIDAY LIGHTS!

But it was the quiet, grounded, brave voice of a strong young woman who captivated us on all on the reasons to pursue education in the name of good citizenship. She spoke directly about the genocide in Rwanda and the necessity of decency, humanity and community values above all others as the purpose of education. Many people from other corners began joining before she even finished her statement. Many of us from CUNY unsuccessfully choked back tears. Continue reading

Posted in Student Post | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The Magic Calabash” Photographs

Posted in Faculty Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Student Post | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,