Tag Archives: Theatre for Education and Development

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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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

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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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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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Day trip to Nyanza

Saturday was our first day off from working with the students at the URCE. Our CUNY cohort, accompanied by our Rwandan liasons and friends, Jean and Leon, headed out early in the morning to the southern province of Nyanza to … Continue reading

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