Selma 65 , a one-woman show starring Marietta Hedges , associate professor and head of the MFA Acting program, was included in American Theatre 's list of "14 Theatrical Plans to Change the World." The play comments on the Civil Rights movement.

From: American Theatre Date: Dec. 11, 2014 Author: Mark Blankenship, Stephanie Coen

American Theatre asked two perceptive arts reporters-frequent contributor Mark Blankenship and former managing editor Stephanie Coen-to cast a wide net across the U.S. theatre landscape in search of artists, companies and projects that exemplify this issue's Approaches to Theatre Training theme: social action and civic engagement. The resulting roundup of 14 mini-features illuminates a catalog of causes and a myriad of methodologies, tied together by the common thread of idealism and love of craft. These artists and companies utilize performance and performance training in the service of a larger good-and they're by no means the only ones pursuing a change-the-world strategy on America's stages, schools and streets.

> Continue reading .

Read more about Marietta Hedges.

Related News