Shakespeare Behind Bars

Project Added: August 19, 2021
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
People sitting in a circle in robes with sashes holding up their hands. Their hands have red gloves on them

Julius Caesar, 2017, directed by Matt Wallace. Inmate cast at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. Photo by Holly Stone. Courtesy of Shakespeare Behind Bars.

Arts-and Intersections:

Prisons & Rehabilitation

Collaborators:

Location:

Macatawa, Michigan

Region:

Genre/Discipline:

Theater & performance

Population Density:

Large Intended Impact Area:

Multi-State Region

Foundations:

OVERVIEW

Shakespeare Behind Bars is a prison theater troupe working with adult and juvenile inmates in Kentucky and Michigan. It offers programs with personal and social issues to incarcerated and post-incarcerated community members, teaching them life skills to ensure their reintegration into society.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Shakespeare Behind Bars is a prison theater troupe working with adult and juvenile inmates in Kentucky and Michigan. It offers programs with personal and social issues to incarcerated and post-incarcerated community members, teaching them life skills to ensure their reintegration into society.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.