Developed through a process that begins with personal narrative, the students created a story about a single woman seeking access to fertility treatments despite her modest means. The performance employs many tools from the TO arsenal such as Dynamized Image, Image-, and Newspaper Theatre.
Shubhra Prakash of Hypokrit Theatre Company, stepped in for one of the piece’s original creators in the role of Valerie, the often belittled, and yet determined protagonist of “A Woman’s Right to Choose?”
This video was produced, written and directed by students as part of a mockumentary unit in their Filmmaking class at the Robert Louis Stevenson School in New York City during my time as a long-term maternity leave replacement for Rebecca Cavalier, their arts teacher.
This video was created using archival video and images by a trio of students at a Queens high school where I taught video to English Language Learners (or ELLs) as part of the Urban Arts Partnership‘s Story Studio program.