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Witchcraft In Their Lips - A Creative Partnership - ImprovEd Shakespeare

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Something wonderful and innovative is ongoing in theater for children as Andee Kinzy brings theater arts to girls in Austin. Even  if you do not live in Texas, take a look at what is possible , at a time when our schools skip the arts. Andee says: "Imagine that you’re new to Shakespeare. Imagine that you’re a girl. Imagine finding out that girls didn’t even play the female roles in the Renaissance era. Our  latest  partnership  is with a wonderful theater group, which has  created a new play out of eight. Culling from the histories, and using only Shakespeare’s verse, they have adapted the events from the women’s perspective. This affords a unique opportunity for the girls and women involved to discuss characters that are being performed at the same time by other actors; a chance to look at a scene with a different age-related viewpoint; a chance to share challenges and successes."

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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