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Behind the Scenes with the Ravenswood Players:   Theatre from the ground up by adults with disabilities

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Behind the Scenes with the Ravenswood Players: Theatre from the ground up by adults with disabilities

The Still Point Theater Collective has been a Chicago institution for nearly 21 years, with a focus on theater that gives a voice to those that have no voice. Founder Lisa Wagner has crafted productions that highlight social justice for outreach to schools, prisons and other communities of the disenfranchised of Chicago. The Imagination Workshop was developed in 1992 as a performance venue specifically for adults with disabilities. 

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Getting a Feel for Helen Keller

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Getting a Feel for Helen Keller

I can’t speak for the original, genteel Southern Kellers, but it was a privilege to keep house for century Kellers and as much of their languid estate that would fit in our pint-sized theater. My Kellers opened their home to scores of Minnesota arts enthusiasts, but mostly the pack of 21st shied away from hob-nobbing with the locals...

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