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“Resilience is My Family”

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  Shakespeare at San Quentin student Ray Ray on what kept him going throughout the pandemic. Please know that the following piece discusses the topic of suicide.  — Resilience is My Family —By Ray Ray During the year of the pandemic, resilience didn’t exist. The pandemic was the most traumatic experience I went through. My…

Returning to San Quentin Post-Pandemic

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by Lesley Schisgall Currier June 16, 2021 See below for additional installments! Today, after 15 months without setting foot inside a prison, we returned to San Quentin to teach our first class. We spent the pandemic creating “alternative programming” for the 14 California state prisons, Alameda Juvenile Hall, and Marin’s Community School where we work…

Play Power – Free Creative Dramatics Virtual Classes for grades K – 5

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‘Play Power’ creative dramatics classes for K-5 engage students in active learning Marin Shakespeare Company has launched Play Power, a series of free creative dramatics video classes for grades K-5. All 36 videos and lesson plans are available to elementary schools at no charge. Skilled teaching artists engage students’ creativity, imagination, and curiosity through theatre…

“Game-Changer” – an Interview with Diane and Larry Rosenberger

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By Dori Eisenhauer November 27, 2019 As the opportunity to share approaches on GIVING TUESDAY this December 3, I had the chance to take a few moments to speak with Diane and Larry Rosenberger, Co-Chair of the Marin Shakespeare Company Capital Campaign “Setting the Stage For Good”.  Longtime Marin residents, they have also been audience…

Santa Clara University students reflect on San Quentin Shakespeare Workshop

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With Professor Maura Tarnoff, students from Santa Clara University visited San Quentin State Prison on January, 27, 2019 to participate in a 3-hour Workshop led by Marin Shakespeare Company’s Lesley Currier.  Students and inmate actors explored the themes of “justice” and “mercy” through theatre games and Shakespeare readings.  Some of the students wrote reflections about…

Sandy Zuber – Capital Campaign Co-Chair

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Trevor Hoffmann, Marin Shakespeare Company’s Box Office and Communications Director interviewed board member Sandy Zuber on Tuesday, October 16, at the Marin Shakespeare administrative offices, currently operating from the San Rafael home of Company Directors Lesley and Bob Currier. Trevor Hoffmann: Hi Sandy!  Thanks for meeting me. Sandy Zuber: My pleasure; thanks for having me.…