All About Mentoring Journal

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Issue 32, Spring 2007

“Making Theatre, Making a Difference: The Winter/Summer Institute in Theatre for Development.”

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In the June of 2006, in the bright, high mountains of Lesotho, Southern Africa, people from four different lands came together to make theatre to try to make a difference. We were 22 students and eight faculty from four countries and three continents. Because our homes were so far apart and the seasons were reversed, we called ourselves the Winter/Summer Institute in Theatre for Development (WSI). Our goal was to challenge ourselves to create collaborative, issue-based, aesthetically provocative theatre.  MORE