Voices of Our Sisters

The Region 2 Arts Council is proud to support the Mask and Rose Theater project Voices of Our Sisters, a Youth Theater Workshop for Young Women grades 7- College.

The Mask & Rose Women’s Theater Collective offers young women ages grade 7- to college age a theater workshop from July 26-30th ( Monday – Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM ) exploring famed playwright Eve Ensler’s essays about young women around the world and a style of theater originating from Argentina and Brazil called Forum Theater . The week will end with the participants creating an original theater work with original media , visual art and music to be performed on Friday the 30th at 2:30 PM .

Additional performances at the Big Tent behind Paul and Babe in Bemidji:

Friday, July 3oth – 7:30 PM

Saturday , July 31st 2:00 and 7:30 PM

Sunday , Aug. 1st , 2:00 PM

Cost $5.00 –  $7.00 pay what you can .  PG

The theater production will be available for touring to regional non profits and schools once completed . The workshop will be held at the Wild Rose Theater 501 Bemidji , MN .The instructors for the workshop are Cate Belleveau artistic director of the Mask and Rose Women’s Theater Collective and Brooke Wichmann peace skills instructor at Schoolcraft Learning Community and Central Elementary.

For further information and to register for this workshop please contact Cate at kayakc2@me.com or 218-243-2685.

This opportunity is  possible in  part by Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the MN . State legislature with money from the vote of people of MN on Nov.4, 2008.

Other important contributors include the Women’s Fund of the Northwest MN Foundation and the tent which is provided by the George Nielson Foundation .