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“Theatre in Prisons Around the World: A Lecture and Interactive Workshop,” Ashley Lucas

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
12:00 AM
Institute for Humanities, Osterman Common Room, 202 S. Thayer, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Humanize the Numbers Lecture and Workshop Series

Ashley Lucas is Associate Professor of Theatre & Drama and the Residential College at the University of Michigan where she also serves as the Director of the Prison Creative Arts Project. Ashley will discuss the theatre practices she has witnessed during her research in prisons in the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, Canada, South Africa, Brazil, Australia, and New Zealand. Her talk will be interspersed with demonstrations of performance games and exercises that have been used in prisons around the world.