2018 Interrupting Bigotry

 

Pictured: this year’s powerful Interrupting Bigotry crew at BNS!

Our 2018 Interrupting Bigotry Program is well underway! The excitement is high. Their upcoming performance will feature 5th grade students performing real-life inspired scenarios using the Theater of the Oppressed framework. The share will culminate with audience interaction and discussion. This is the second year we’ve offered this particular program and it is facilitated by longtime BAX teaching artist-in-residence at BNS, José Joaquín Garcia.

The BNS and BAX community are welcome and encouraged to join!

Interrupting Bigotry Performance:
Thursday, Nov. 15th
6:30pm | BAX Theater
Open to the public | $5 suggested donation

“Last fall, BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange and Brooklyn New School (BNS) collaborated on a performance workshop series entitled Interrupting Bigotry. This program highlighted issues of race equity, bias and bigotry in schools and aimed to interrupt the dialogue so as to empower individuals to step in and address these conflicts…” [Read the full article]


This program is funded by a Family Arts & Engagement grant provided by NYC Department of Education’s Office of Arts and Special Projects.