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Turongera

Two days ago, we all, CUNY and URCE students together, began creating a play using the folk tale The Magic Calabash as inspiration. Yesterday, Friday, after a whirlwind devising and rehearsal process, we ended that process with a final performance for faculty members, fellow students and graduates, and students from a local secondary school. 577 more words

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Singing Together

Two days ago, I learned a Rwandan song of celebration, and the students who taught it to my classmates and me invited me to sing the lead part (the call of the call-and-response) when we shared it back to our peers. 597 more words

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Playbuilding Part I

There were around 80 of us sitting in a circle, listening to Helen and Chris tell the folktale of The Magic Calabash. Their arms gestured wildly as their voices imitated curious children, greedy parents, playful Water Spirits, and a Giant Water Monster. 468 more words

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Agahozo-Shalom

I rushed downstairs from my hotel room with just enough time to eat a hard boiled egg and pastry in the now familiar courtyard at the Civitas hotel.   909 more words

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Reflection

Today we had time to reflect as a large group on the theatre sessions we all worked on over the past four days. Reflection with a group of eighty people can feel overwhelming, if not impossible. 350 more words

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Bevuye K'imukera

As I sat down at the Gorilla bar across the street from the local market, I felt a slight sadness wash over me. I was confused at first. 420 more words

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