The Viola Project at the Young Women's Leadership Charter School!

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Exciting news from The Viola Project!
For the last two years we have been bringing our signature girl powered Shakespeare programming to CPS schools across the city!  However, this fall (thanks to generous funding from the Arbonne Foundation), we are at the beginning of a whole new chapter with our first ever IN SCHOOL RESIDENCY!  For 7 weeks we will be working three different classes of the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School, and we couldn’t be more thrilled!
We believe that collaboration and integration make the best partnerships.  Teaching artists have been collaborating with school drama teacher Gerald Chaney to create a program that integrates our core values of play, empathy and strength with Mr. Chaney’s own learning goals for his class.  Building off of Mr. Chaney’s inquiry question When does a lie become the truth, students will be examining Shakespeare characters in morally challenging situations and performing scenes for their peers.
We are looking forward to the next few weeks with these amazing high school students!