Thursday, January 12, 2012

Prison Performing Arts Started 21 Years Ago

Director Agnes Wilcox passes out scripts to performers during rehearsal for “The Tempest” at the Women's Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center on Nov. 10. Wilcox started the Prison Performing Arts program 21 years ago. She also features another adult program at a men’s prison, the Northeastern Correctional Center in Bowling Green.    

Katie Currid reporting for The Missourian (1-12-12)
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1 comment:

Jonathan said...

Over lunch at the annual conference of Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed, Agnes regaled me with stories of her work, and inspired me to create The Shakespeare Project at Racine Correctional Institution in Wisconsin.