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GiveBIG May 15th 2013

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Latest News | 0 comments

Memory War Theater invites you to GiveBIG 2013! On Wednesday, May 15th, from midnight to midnight (only 24 hours!) the Seattle Foundation will hold it’s annual GiveBIG charitable giving event to help inspire financial donations to Seattle non-profits. Each credit card donation made to the more than 1,400 nonprofit organizations profiled on The Seattle Foundation’s website will receive a prorated portion of the matching funds (or “stretch”) pool. The amount of the “stretch” depends on the size of the stretch pool and how much is raised in total donations on...

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Memory War Participates in WOMEN WHO ROCK 2013 (UN)CONFERENCE

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Latest News | 0 comments

(Inter)action! – Amplifying Voices Through Storytelling and Interactive Theater This past weekend, 3/9, we collaborated in a rockin’ community event that brought together musicians, artists, performers, children, social justice activists, community educators/students, and countless inspired individuals of diverse walks of life.  The Women Who Rock 2013 (Un)Conference was a hit, and its impactful messages of innovative community engagement and creative collaboration are sure to reverberate well beyond the minds and hearts of those who were in attendance. For a complete rundown...

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Date, Time, & Location Set for Interactive Forum Theater Event

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Latest News | 0 comments

Mark your calendars!  We have a performance date. Date: April 23, 2013 Time: 3-5pm (with a 1 hour reception to follow) Location: HUB (Husky Union Bldg.), Rm. 250, UW Seattle Campus Free / Open to the public   Shakespeare Day It’s said that The Bard both entered and left this world on the same day: April 23rd.  NOW THAT’S POETIC! “The wheel is come full circle.“ (King Lear, 5.3.203), Edmund While we were not so clever to as to deliberately plan our event to coincide with the birth and death of The Poet, it’s a welcomed synchronicity.  Perhaps more.  Did...

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Interactive Theater as Pedagogy 2013 Begins . . .

Posted by on Jan 20, 2013 in Events, Latest News | 1 comment

2013 is underway!  And the first day of our Interactive Theater as Pedagogy (ITP) 2013 project is here!  This 12 week project is an exciting collaboration between Memory War Theater and the University of Washington’s Center for Teaching and Learning.  For the next 3 months 17 participants will be using interactive social justice theater to explore and rehearse a variety of interventions to problematic situations involving privilege and oppression.  ITP will culminate in an interactive Forum Theater performance to be held on the UW campus in April 2013 (date and...

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