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The Art of Community

Lindsay Hopkins

Friday, November 22, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PST)

The Art of Community

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Community Building in Youth Programs
Self Care and Reflection for Youth Workers
Artistic Inquiry: Learn theatrical based activities for use in youth programs

Through a series of activities participants/youth workers will gain tools for integrating arts, community building and social justice topics in their youth programs. The curriculum presented will incorporate Playback Theatre and Theatre of the Oppressed and includes a variety of exercises inspired by both forms. These exercises will also provide staff an opportunity to reflect on conflict in their programs and explore personal responses to social justice issues in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

Lunch will be provided during the workshop. Lunch will be served starting at 11am and the workshop will begin promptly at 11:30am. Participants are welcome to eat throughout the workshop. 

This workshop is made possible through grant funding from the City of Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

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Howard Area Youth Center
1527 West Morse Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626

Friday, November 22, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PST)

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Lindsay Hopkins

Lindsay is a performance artist, workshop facilitator, curator and activist. Most recently, Lindsay co-facilitated a research and performance lab at Le Plongeoir in Lyon, France. She lives and works in Chicago and performs and facilitates workshops internationally. Lindsay has facilitated workshops at North Park University (Chicago), Tools for Solidarity (Northern Ireland), Casa de Paz (Oakland, CA), and Howard Area Community Center (Chicago).  As a developer of original work, director and choreographer, Lindsay has worked with Dramatis Personae Arts Collective of which she was the Artistic Director, Weave Artist Residency (Brussels, BE), Chicago Home Theatre Festival, artist Karen Yates and Chicago Opera Vanguard, Dream Theatre and About Face Theatre. Lindsay has a BA in Theatre from Loyola University and an MA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College Chicago. Lindsay is currently working towards certifaction as a Thai Bodywork Practitioner (220 hr) at Thai Bodywork School of Thai Massage in Evanston, IL. 


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