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Rehabilitation Through the Arts

Part of the compact we make when we go to the theatre is to shut out the outside world and completely immerse ourselves in the world displayed before us by artists, by actors. We can’t shut out our own thoughts of course, our memories and associations, but our gaze is directed, what we see...
"Macbeth" performed by men of the RTA Program in Green Haven Prison, NY State from CultureWorks on Vimeo . The application deadline for the NEA's Shakespeare in American Communities grant is fast approaching! As communities across the country finish preparing their grants for the March 8th deadline...