Community Engagement Project



A few of us in the Acting Conservatory, under the incredible direction of Ashley Teague, devised a theater piece exploring how the nation and its diverse communities are or are not communicating. Inspired by discussions and stories shared with us with employees of the Chautauqua Institution, members of the Hispanic Cultural Center, and residents of Mayville, Jamestown, & Dunkirk community, we sought to ask the question: What are the invisible barriers standing between us and civil discourse?

Read an article in the Chautauqua Daily about the process and project here!