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the 1st show is today

We’ve reached the day of the show. Fear is an amazing motivator. For 5 weeks I’ve told them everyday that time was at a premium but it never struck home until the first thing this morning. I said “The first show is tomorrow.” Now mind you I’ve announced this everyday for the past week–how long […]

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Will they succeed?

The show is next week. We are inundated with fear. There are so many ways to find failure in the midst of success. There are the excuses: “I have other things on my mind,” “I need to take a break,” “What’s the point of all this?” and my personal favorite, “THIS IS BULLSHIT!” The weeks […]

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The performance is creeping closer

THE COUNTY HOME SCHOOL THEATRE PROJECT is a five-week program that uses playwriting and theatre to educate and transform the lives of incarcerated juvenile offenders who are nearing the final stage of their treatment and are preparing to re-enter the community. Through developmental writing workshops, theatrical production and mentoring relationships the workshop develops creative self-expression, […]

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County Home School Theatre Project

THE COUNTY HOME SCHOOL THEATRE PROJECT is a five-week program that uses playwriting and theatre to educate and transform the lives of incarcerated juvenile offenders who are nearing the final stage of their treatment and are preparing to re-enter the community. Through developmental writing workshops, theatrical production and mentoring relationships the workshop develops creative self-expression, […]

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home school week four

sorry about missing last week however it was full and eventful. the big day is coming up and emotions are running high. i’m sitting in my office with one of the graduates of the program. who is doing fine, living on his own and starting at HCTC in September. meanwhile at the home school the […]

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