Active Bystander Awareness: Cultivating Active Empathy in Youth

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” –Mister Rogers After the murder of George Floyd under the knee of Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, we have seen the broad scope of […]

Why Theater?

“Of all the things you could do with your life, why theater?” It’s a question that follows every theater artist. Admittedly, in this way we are no different from many of the other art forms–just substitute the eyebrow raising “theater” with, “sculpting,” or “dance,” or, god forbid, “writing novels.” (No harm intended for writer friends–by […]